Biography of Ezra Crowell
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Crowell, Ezra, was born in Philadelphia, Pa., May 24, 1829. a son of Ezra and Nancy (Flinn) Crowell. He was educated in the public schools of Centerville, Mass., to which place his parents removed when he was six years old. After leaving school he learned the trade of painting and glazing, at which he worked until 1855, when he came to Taunton and started in business for himself, which he has followed up to the present time (1898), making forty three years he has been in business for himself. During this time he has had three partners; the first was Mr. Lincoln and the firm was Lincoln & Crowell. and when he retired Mr. Hinckley took his place, the firm being Crowell & Hinckley, and in 1875 Mr. Crowell engaged with Mr. Savery under the present style of Crowell & Savery. They carry on a business of hardware, paints, oils, glass and p.aper hangings Mr. Crowell has been married twice, first to Sarah Tripp of Fairhaven, now deceased, and second to Eliza J. Waldron of Dighton. He has two children: William W. and Eva M.

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Bristol County, Massachusetts
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The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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