Biography of Henry W. Hamell
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Hamell, Henry W., Ogdensburg, was born in Osgood, Ontario, August 7, 1653, a son of Louis Hamell, who came to Ogdensburg when Henry was fourteen years of age. The latter after receiving a good common school education learned the painter's trade, in which he has been extensively engaged. He was also identified with the furniture and undertaking business from 1874 to 1877, and now conducts a grocery store in his block near the Rome, W. & O. R. R. depot. To this building he has lately been making extensive additions, and he also owns other valuable real estate here, Mr. Hamell has been greatly interested in the patenting of carriage gear, and from 1884 to 1889 pushed the sale of his inprovements with good success, In March, 1893, he obtained a patent on another improvement in this direction. November 22, 1875, he married Miss Matilda Gilbert, of the same place, by whon he has had seven children, of whom five are living.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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