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William Garrigues

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Death: December 26, 1831 (85)
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Garrigues and Mary Hannah Garrigues
Husband of Mary Garrigues and Hannah Garrigues
Father of Samuel Garrigues and Edward Briggs Garrigues
Brother of Isaac Garrigues; John Garrigues; Rebecca Garrigues; Samuel Garrigues Jr.; James Ralph Garrigues and 5 others

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About William Garrigues

William Garrigues, a Quaker, signed this Philadelphia 1783 anti-slavery petition:


He was also an officer of the Carpenter's Company, the oldest craft guild in North America, in 1788, 91 and 92. ( Carpenter's Company of the City and County of Philadelphia, Brown, 1887). Served as Vice-President, 1800, 1802.

"The primary object of the Association was to 'obtain instruction in the science of architecture; to assist such of its members, or the widows and children of members as should be in need of support' and the adoption of such a system of measurement and prices that everyone concerned in building may have the value of his money, and every workman the worth of his labor."

1798: Insurance Surveyor, Foreman, Jury Member for Bank Robbery

1799-1800 Member of a Committee of Prison Inspectors who prepared a report on the condition of prisoners in Philadelphia.

1811 Principal City Surveyor

Image: Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia

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William Garrigues's Timeline

July 26, 1746
Philadelphia, PA, USA
April 17, 1772
Age 25
Philadelphia, PA, USA
May 15, 1785
Age 38
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
October 10, 1795
Age 49
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
December 26, 1831
Age 85
Philadelphia, PA, USA