Jamaica Ginger Cordial G.D. Dows
& Co. Boston
DOWS, AZRO MILTON of Lowell, Mass., b. there Nov. 18, 1858, grad. Ph. G. from Mass. Coll. of Pharmacy 1880, member firm of A.
W. Dows & Co., pharmacists, and is compiling Dows genealogy (m. Aug. 16, 1882, Lizzie Counce Annis, dau. of Dr. Thomas and
Sarah Jane [Counce] Annis); son of Amos Wright Dows of Lowell, b. at Billerica, Mass., June 29, 1823, moved to Lowell 1845,
druggist (m. Apr. 12, 1854, Eliz. Dorcas Smith, dau. of Wm. and Dorcas [Dutton] Smith of Westford, Mass.); son of Joseph of
Billerica, Mass., b. there Feb. 5, 1760, d. there Nov. 4, 1847, was in Rev. army 1776, served at Bennington, Stillwater and surrender
of Burgoyne at Saratoga (m. 2d, Jan. 29, 1811, Mary, dau. of Isaac and Rhoda (Wilson) Sprague); son of Benjamin of Billerica,
Mass., b. there Feb. 6, 1716, d. there about 1790, minute man at Lexington, Concord, Bunker Hill, Boston, Bennington and Saratoga
(m. about 1749, Hannah, dau. of Robert and Hannah [Frost] Mears); son of Ebenezer of Billerica, b. at Charlestown Sep. 4, 1693, d.
at Billerica 1777 (m. Nov. 23, 1715, Mary, dau. of Samuel Hunt of Tewksbury); son of Samuel of Charlestown, Mass., b. there Dec.,
1642, d. there Feb. 26, 1735, cordwainer, freeman 1674, tithingman 1679, deacon, sealer of weights 1712 (m. 2d, Mar. 7, 1677,
Faith, dau. of Maximillian Jewett of Rowley); son of Lawrence of Charlestown, Mass., b. in England 1613, d. at Charlestown Mar. 14,
1692, came to Boston 1642, settled at Charlestown 1649, constable 1656, tithingman 1678 (m. 1st, Martha, mother of Samuel, m.
2d, Margery Rand).