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George Varcelia Yenetchi was born in Charlestown in 1844 (his father was a Navy man) and he lived there until about 1891 when, middle-aged and prosperous, he moved to Scituate. He died in 1919 just before Prohibition put an end to his business after over 50 years (information courtesy of the great-grandson of Geo. Yenetchi).

The company used the brand names:
"Dr. Hookers", and "Varcelia."

Business name timeline:
Adams & Yenetchi (1870), Brown & Yenetchi (1872), George V. Yenetchi & Co. (1891)

Address timeline:
20 Exchange St. (1872) & 3 Wilson's Lane (1872, 142 Blackstone (1891)

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c. 1872

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