Biography and History
The Mowry family was among the first to settle in Providence, Rhode Island. Henry Mowry was a brother of Joseph Mowry. "Lawyer" Joseph Mowry was Captain of the Trained Band of Smithfield, Rhode Island. Joseph had a son Job; Joseph and Henry had another brother Job, and their father was Daniel Mowry. Elisha Mowry was probably the son of Henry Mowry.
Source: From the finding aid for C1137
Call Number: C1137
Consists primarily of account books of members of the Mowry family, who were among the first settlers of Providence, Rhode Island.