Bio-Pen Pictures

dentist, room 12, Phelan Building, corner First and El Dorado Streets, San Jose, has practiced his profession in San Jose for the past three years. He was born in Newark, Licking County, Ohio, in 1841, and received his education at Dennison University at Granville, Ohio, about eight miles from his father's farm, receiving his preliminary as well as classical education in the different departments of that school, the leading Baptist educational institution in Ohio. After leaving this College he studied dentistry in Newark, Ohio, and after having become an expert in his profession he removed to Quincy, Illinois, in the winter of 1865-66, and there engaged in the practice of his profession. Remaining there until the summer of 1882, he came to California and settled in Hollister, where he remained until November, 1884, and then removed to San Jose.

        He was married in Newark, Ohio, in 1865, to Miss Hattie C. Stone, a native of the same neighborhood, who also received her education at Granville, Ohio.         He is President of the California Dental Association, a member of Garden City Lodge and of San Jose Encampment, I. O O. F., of San Jose, in the latter of which he is a Past Chief Patriarch and a member of Mt. Hamilton Lodge A. O. U. W. His parents were Samuel G. and Sarah E. (Woodworth) De Crow, long residents of Ohio, near Newark, where they owned and lived on a farm they purchased in 1838. The subject of this sketch is a member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Jose, active in the Sunday-school and Young Men's Christian Association work, and for a year has had charge of the Union Sunday-school teachers' meetings of the Young Men's Christian Association; also has a class of young ladies and gentlemen in the Sunday-school of his church.

Pen Pictures From The Garden of the World or Santa Clara County, California, Illustrated. - Edited by H. S. Foote.- Chicago:  The Lewis Publishing Company, 1888.

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