Buel D. Bacon opened a hardware store in Essex in the fall of 1868. He then purchased the stock and good will of Theodore Calkins, who had conducted the business for several years previous. Mr. Bacon has been in his present building since 1881.
History of Essex, N. Y. From History of Essex Co. Edited by H.P. Smith 1885
Buel Daniel Bacon died 24 May 1906 age 78 Somerville, Massachusetts: born estimated 1828: widowed: Father Buel Bacon: Mother Althea Rowley.
Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915
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