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James Banks (1542 - 1617)

Early in 1596 Edmund Winstanley, son of Th. Winstanley (d 1561) by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Gilbert Gerard, and Alice his wife sold the manor of Winstanley , a gentleman's residential estate...

8/25/2016 8/26/2016

Henry Pope (deceased)

"Henry Mekys", "Henry Meake"

Modern accounts, starting with the family biographies, and, with one exception, followed ever since, declare that his bride was Elinor Pope, daughter of Henry Pope, assumed to be a brother of Sir Thoma...

8/20/2016 8/21/2016

Robert Sanderson Born: 1608, traditionally said: Norwich Norfolkshire England. More likely: Higham Ferrers in Northamptonshire Died: 7 Oct 1693, Boston MA Parents: unknown. Probably the brother...

5/3/2009 5/21/2016

Joseph Sanderson MP (1642 - 1666)

From Joseph Sanderson Second or third son of Robert, his birth was recorded in the Watertown records as 1 Jan 1641/2.  He began his apprenticeship in 1658 with his brother John. ...

10/29/2009 5/21/2016

Joseph Soames (1681 - 1705)

"Goldsmith of Boston"

He worked from circa 1701 to 1705 as a silversmith in Boston MA 9 Apprenticed on 1 Nov 1697 to Rene Grignon in Boston MA 9 For a term to last 5 years. In 1703, however, Joseph Soames, son of John Soa...

5/9/2016 5/11/2016

John Byrd, Goldsmith of London MP (1620 - 1677)

"John Thomas Bird", "Thomas Byrd", "John Thomas*18 Byrd"

John Bird, b: 1620 Cheshire, London, England, also died in there in 1677. He never immigrated to the Virginia Colony. He never changed his surname from Byrd to Bird. He was a goldsmith, having apprenti...

4/19/2007 3/22/2016

Joseph Lucas MP (c.1748 - 1813)

Notes Lieux info: Québec (mariage), Berthier-en-Haut (décès) Lieu de naissance inconnu selon PRDH. Joseph était maître orfèvre de métier. Sour...

2/16/2014 1/22/2016

Timothy Phelps Shepard (1787 - 1837)

Per American Silversmiths: Family Links Spouses/Children: Florilla Searle Timothy Phelps Shepard Born: 3 Jul 1787, Hartford CT Marriage: Florilla Searle on 9 Feb 1811 in Northampton MA Died: 27...

1/3/2016 1/10/2016

John Hall (1642 - 1691)

The son of John Hall (d 1647) & Rebecca Swayne, John Hall, was born March 8, 1642. He removed to England, and wrote to his mother, Mrs. Symonds, letters which are on file. The pioneers of Massachus...

12/23/2014 1/2/2016

Samuel Layfield MP (c.1646 - 1709)

Samuel Layfield of St. Michael Cornhill, London, goldsmith

7/19/2009 1/2/2016

Peter Moses Gottheimer (1800 - 1893)

"Peter Moyes Gottheimer"

10 King William Street, Charing Cross (JC 1863) cf.: 1841 Census Newgate Street, London, Middlesex, England Relation to head Name Age Head (implied) Peter Gottheimer 40 - 44 Levy Zacharia...

12/1/2015 12/9/2015

Myer Myers (1723 - 1795)

See articles on Myer and his work in , and article by Wendell Garrett in . See also lecture by Rabbi Marc D. Angel, THE TORAH BELLS OF MYER MYERS: ANCIENT TRADITIONS IN A NEW LAND, Delivered at Yal...

11/29/2010 11/4/2015

Richard Brooke, of London MP (b. - 1563)

notes Seems he left a widow Anne who remarried a Mr Tayler, since his son in law Richard Thorpe mentioned his mother in law Anne Tayler in his will? And from the ipm of Richard Brooke below, it seems...

6/19/2014 10/30/2015

Cornelis Kierstede (1674 - 1757)

SIlversmith: Born: 25 Dec 1674, New York City NY Christened: 5 Jan 1675, New York City NY Marriage: Sara Ellsworth on 9 Sep 1702 in New York City NY Died: 1757, Bergen NJ •Made freeman of Ne...

12/29/2014 10/24/2015

John A Polhamus (1810 - 1877)

"Polhemus"

John Polhamus Born: c 1811, Cayuga NY Marriage: Delaphine Clark Died: 10 Apr 1877, Westchester NY General notes: Silversmith and watchmaker Events in his life were: He worked from circa 1836 ...

10/18/2015 10/19/2015

Derrick Anthony, Sir (1522 - 1553)

7/2/2008 9/17/2015

Sir Humphrey Hayford, Lord Mayor of London (b. - 1477)

"Humfrey", "Heyford"

Lord Mayor of London in 1477-8 notes From The Aldermen of the City of London, vol. II by the Rev. Alfred B. Beaven, Eden Fisher & Co., Ltd., London, 1913. Sheriff 1467-8. Mayor 1477-8. Aud...

9/1/2015 9/1/2015

Sir Edmund Shaa (born in Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire, died London 20 April 1488) was a goldsmith, Sheriff of London in 1475 and Lord Mayor of London in 1482. Shaa lent money to Edward IV and, as m...

1/31/2013 7/24/2015

Sir John Shaa or Shaw (died c.1503) was a London goldsmith. He served as engraver and later joint Master of the Mint, and as Sheriff and Lord Mayor of London. While Lord Mayor he entertained ambassador...

2/15/2015 7/24/2015

Vyner [Viner], Sir Thomas, first baronet (1588–1665), goldsmith and banker, was born on 15 December 1588 at North Cerney in Gloucestershire, the son of Thomas Vyner, of a Warwickshire family, an...

7/23/2015 7/23/2015

Cornelius A. Burr (1816 - 1863)

General notes: Silversmith Events in his life were: Apprenticed about 1829 to Albert Chapin Burr in Rochester NY He worked from about 1838 to 1857 as a silversmith and jeweler in Rochester NY wit...

6/28/2015 6/28/2015

Albert Chapin Burr (1806 - 1832)

Born: 1806, Rochester NY Died: 19 Aug 1832, Rochester NY General notes: Silversmith Events in his life were: Apprenticed about 1819 to Erastus Cook in Rochester NY * He worked from 1827 to ...

6/28/2015 6/28/2015

Alexander Jay Burr (1808 - 1838)

Family Links Spouses/Children: Julia Dodge Pratt General notes: Silversmith Events in his life were: Apprenticed about 1827 to Albert Chapin Burr in Rochester NY He worked from 1832 to 1836 a...

6/28/2015 6/28/2015

Laertes Chapin (1778 - 1847)

General notes: Cabinetmaker, jeweler, and watchmaker Events in his life were: Apprenticed about 1791 to Aaron Chapin in Hartford, CT. He was a partner from 1828 to 1838 with Aaron Chapin in Hartf...

6/28/2015 6/28/2015

Aaron Chapin (1753 - 1838)

Biography He worked from 1783 to 1838 as a cabinetmaker, jeweler, and watchmaker in Hartford CT listed in the Hartford Directory of 1825 as a cabinetmaker and jeweler at the head of Trumbull Street. ...

2/5/2015 6/28/2015

Robert Hinds Maynard (1809 - d.)

Note: Married Emmeline and sister Maria Burr. Taken from American Silversmiths: Born: 17 Mar 1809, Pittsfield MA Marriage: Emmeline Burr on 9 Aug 1827 in Buffalo NY General notes: Silversmith a...

1/4/2014 6/27/2015

Sir Richard Martin (d. London, July 1617) was an English goldsmith and Master of the Mint who served as Sheriff and twice as Lord Mayor of the City of London during the reign of Elizabeth I.[1] From ...

8/31/2008 6/16/2015

Robert Brandon MP (c.1530 - 1591)

Robert Brandon (d. London, 30 May 1591) was an English goldsmith and jeweller to Queen Elizabeth I of England.[1] From Wikipedia A prominent member of the Goldsmiths' Company, Brandon was elected c...

4/4/2012 6/16/2015

Guillaume Beaudry dit Desbuttes MP (1656 - 1732)

"Beaudry", "Baudry"

Notes Location info: Québec (birth,marriage), Trois-Rivières (death) Guillaume était armurier du roi et arquebusier de métier. Il pratiqua aussi l' orfèvrerie .

9/12/2007 5/21/2015

Barnabas Webb (c.1729 - 1795)

Barnabas married Mary Holmes, daughter of William Holmes and Rebecca Dawes, in 1769 in Boston MA. (Mary Holmes was born about 1734 in Boston MA.) notes Apprenticed about 1742 to William Homes in ...

7/3/2008 4/13/2015

William Homes, Jr. (1742 - 1825)

"Holmes"

William married Mary Greenough on 14 Jan 1794 in Boston MA. (Mary Greenough died in 1831.)

11/6/2012 4/13/2015

William Homes, Sr. MP (1717 - 1783)

"Holmes"

William married Rebecca Dawes. (Rebecca Dawes was born on 9 Mar 1717 in Boston MA and died in Jul 1786 in Boston MA.) notes He worked from 1737 to 1763 as a silversmith in Boston MA passing the fir...

4/15/2007 4/13/2015

COPE, Sir Jonathan, 1st Bt. (?1691-1765), of Bruern Abbey, Oxon. b. ?1691, 1st s. of Jonathan Cope, M.P., of Ranton Abbey, Staffs. by Susan, da. and h. of Sir Thomas Fowler, goldsmith, of London. ...

2/1/2009 3/11/2015

Sir John Mundy was a London goldsmith and Lord Mayor of London. He was born in Wycomb, son of William Munday. He purchased the manor of Markeaton in 1516 as well as Mackworth and Allestree, which are...

12/18/2009 2/11/2015

Paul Storr (1770 - 1844)

Paul Storr (bap. 1770, d. 1844), manufacturing silversmith, was baptized in St Marylebone, Middlesex, on 28 October 1770, one of several children of Thomas Storr (d. 1803), a silver-chaser who by 1788 ...

1/9/2015 1/10/2015

Sequoyah (George Gist) MP (1758 - 1843)

"George Guess", "Se-Quo-Ya", "George Gist", "Pigfoot"

Sequoyah , or Se-quo-ya as written today, was also known as George Guess or Gist, the first of three generations with the George name. While GIST is the original spelling of the name, later generations...

3/17/2007 1/3/2015

Palgrave Williams MP (1676 - 1724)

"Paulsgrave", "Palsgrave"

Palsgrave Williams was born in 1676.1 He was the son of John Williams and Anna Alcock.1 He married Elizabeth (?).1 Children of Palsgrave Williams and Elizabeth (?) Abigail Williams+1 b. 1700 Pa...

12/17/2014 12/17/2014

Christopher Robert MP (c.1708 - 1793)

"Cristopher"

3/7/2012 8/11/2014

Dorothy S. Benrimo (1903 - 1977)

"note: maiden name possibly Schmalhorst"

Painter, Author - "Camposantos, A Photographic Essay" Notes From eBay 2011 "You will be bidding on a VERY SCARCE Studio Hand Crafted Pin / Brooch. It is a vintage piece signed by "D. Benrimo", Do...

3/10/2014 3/10/2014

Joseph Jonas MP (1792 - 1869)

) Joseph Jonas (1792–1869)[1] was the first Jew to settle in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was an English-born peddler, who arrived from Philadelphia on March 8, 1817. He became a successful watch...

9/25/2011 3/8/2014

Samuel Bowles (1762 - 1813)

BOWLES, SAMUEL, son of Joshua, and brother of John, who was the great-grandson of John and Dorothy Bowles, the first of the name at Roxbury, Mass., was b. Aug. 4, 1762; Samuel learned his trade of Pewt...

1/8/2014 1/10/2014

Nathaniel Hurd MP (1729 - 1777)

GOLDSMITHS AND ENGRAVERS. From Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 9  By Massachusetts Historical Society. Page 211 We have now to consider a class, more properly den...

12/24/2013 12/24/2013

Benjamin Hurd (1739 - 1781)

Like his brother Nathaniel, he followed their father's craft, but was not of age when his father died. He was an engraver as well as a goldsmith. A teapot and baptismal basins in West Roxbury, Massachu...

12/24/2013 12/24/2013

Capt. Jacob Hurd MP (1703 - 1758)

Jacob Hurd Born: 12 Feb 1703, Charlestown MA Christened: 27 Mar 1703, Charlestown MA Marriage: Elizabeth Mason on 20 May 1725 in Boston MA Died: 17 Feb 1758, Boston MA General notes: Si...

5/1/2013 12/23/2013

Thomas Higginson (c.1655 - 1696)

Thomas Higginson Born: abt 1655, Guilford CT Silversmith   Events in his life were: Apprenticed on 13 Apr 1670 to Joseph Ash in London England 9 The records of the Worsh...

3/5/2009 12/22/2013

Samuel Phillips, Jr. MP (c.1657 - 1722)

The eldest surviving son of the minister of Rowley was christened Samuel, after his father. Born March 23, 1657, he became a goldsmith in Salem, married for his first wife Sarah Emerson, daughter of ...

8/17/2008 10/2/2013

Apollos (Rivoire) Revere MP (1702 - 1754)

"Paul Revere Sr."

b. Nov 20, 1702 in Sainte-Foy-la-Grande parish, France 38 miles east of Bordeaux, valley of Gironde d. July 22 1754 in Boston sailed to Boston on Nov 15 1715, aged 12, as religious refugee appren...

5/21/2009 8/5/2013

Samuel Casey, Esq. MP (1724 - 1779)

Samuel Casey (1724-?) was born in Newport, performed the craft of silversmithing in Exeter, Rhode Island, and, when his house burned down in 1764, relocated to what was known as Little Rest, better kno...

4/4/2009 7/26/2013

Jacques Jacob Elias Hartogs (1821 - 1892)

"Jacob"

He was a gold and silver smith Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees by SmartCopy : May 28 2015, 3:33:56 UTC Marriage Certificate

1/17/2011 5/4/2013

Richard 'of London' Carpenter MP (1335 - 1395)

"Richard 'of London' Carpenter"

15. Richard10 Carpenter (Jean9 Le Carpenter, Maurice8 Carpenter, Jean7 Le Carpenter, Siger6, Elgan5 Carpenter, Ailric4, Ralph3, Godwin2, William The1) was born Abt. 1335 in London, Middlesex, England, ...

7/3/2007 4/3/2013

James Clark Forbes (USA) (1831 - 1890)

James Clark Forbes was named after is uncle Clark Brewster, brother of his mother Melissa Brewster. JAMES CLARK FORBES Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin J. C. FORBES was born in Aurora, Erie Co., N.Y....

5/5/2009 3/18/2013

Henry Griffith (1767 - 1837)

Henry Griffith was an American silversmith. He worked from circa 1810 to 1820 as a silversmith in Baltimore MD. He was a partner from 1816 to 1818 with George Washington Riggs in Baltimore MD as RIGGS ...

3/9/2012 2/24/2013

William Ward (c.1586 - 1624)

"The Ancestry of John Harvard" Genealogical Gleanings in England, Volume 2. By Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters, New England Historic Genealogical Society. Page vi, Preface. "The mother's maiden name w...

8/24/2008 2/11/2013

Sir Richard Hoare (1648–1719) was the founder of C. Hoare & Co, one of the United Kingdom's oldest private banks. Raised near Smithfield Market in London,Richard Hoare began his working life...

10/6/2008 12/25/2012

Nicholas James Bogert (1776 - 1843)

3/9/2012 9/12/2012

William Forbes (1798 - 1888)

He was a partner from 1826 to 1833 with Colin Van Gelder Forbes in New York City NY as COLIN V. G. FORBES & SON. He worked from 1834 to 1864 as a silversmith in New York City NY. Listed in Longwort...

9/12/2012 9/12/2012

Garret Forbes (1785 - 1851)

Occupation: 1805 to 1809 as a silversmith in New York City NY at 90 Broadway with William Garret Forbes. In Longworth's American Almanac for 1808, he is listed at 319 Broadway. Occupation: 1809 as a ...

11/11/2008 9/12/2012

Colin Van Gelder Forbes (1776 - 1858)

"Collyn", "Collin"

Occupation: 1800 to 1808 as a silversmith and watchmaker in New York City NY as a journeyman in the shops of William Garret Forbes and John Lockwood. Occupation: 1808 to 1818 as a silversmith and wat...

11/11/2008 9/12/2012

John Wolfe Forbes (1781 - 1864)

"New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962," John Forbes, 1781 Name: John Forbes Gender: Male Baptism/Christening Date: 01 Jul 1781 Baptism/Christening Place: REFORMED DUTCH CHURCH,SHAWA...

11/11/2008 9/12/2012

William Garret Forbes (1751 - 1840)

Made freeman of New York City NY, 1773. Military: 1775, Revolutionary War Rolls. Private in CAPT MARINUS WILLETT, NEW YORK CITY. Occupation:New York City NY, 1786-1809: listed in city directories a...

11/11/2008 9/12/2012

Samuel Cranston (1659–1727) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations during the first quarter of the 18th century. He held office from 1698 to 1727, being elected ...

11/9/2007 9/11/2012

St. Eligius, Bishop of Noyon (c.588 - 660)

"Eloi", "Loy"

References Saint Ouen of Rouen: The Life of Saint Eligius Source: Vita S. Eligius, ed. Levison, MGH SS Mer. 4, 669-742 Translation and notes, © 1997, Jo Ann McNamara Van der Essen, L...

9/3/2012 9/3/2012

Hilde Baer (1907 - 1941)

Befor her emigration to London 12 APR 1939 she lived at Steinheimer Str. No. 21, Seligenstadt. Vor ihrer Emigration nach London am 12. APR 1939 wohnte sie in der Steinheimer Straße Nr. 21 in S...

3/18/2012 9/3/2012

William Moulton, II MP (1664 - 1723)

"Little William"

the second William Moulton Birth: 25 MAY 1664 Married: 1) Abigail Webster 2) Sarah Death: 1723 in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts founder of the Moulton family of silversmiths; example Colo...

7/27/2008 8/24/2012

William Moulton (1772 - 1861)

William Moulton Born: 19 Aug 1772, Newburyport MA Parents: Joseph Moulton b: 1 SEP 1744 in Newburyport, Essex, MA & Abigail Noyes b: 23 FEB 1739 Marriage: Judith Noyes on 1 Oct 1801 in Newburyp...

8/23/2012 8/24/2012

Joseph Moulton (1814 - 1903)

Joseph Moulton Born: 17 Feb 1814, Newburyport MA Marriage: Elizabeth Coleman on 12 Jul 1838 in Newburyport MA Died: 1903, Newburyport MA Last in the line of Moultons manufacturing silver in...

8/23/2012 8/23/2012

Joseph Moulton, III (1744 - 1816)

Joseph Moulton Born: 1 Sep 1744, Newburyport MA Marriage: Abigail Noyes on 14 Sep 1765 in Newburyport MA Died: 12 Mar 1816, Newburyport MA In the Metropolitan Museum may be seen an exquisite ...

8/22/2012 8/23/2012

Lydia Leonard (1757 - c.1823)

Daughter of William Moulton (b. 1720), it is believed she may have made some silver objects prior to her moving to Marietta, OH, in 1789. Several LM marks, have been found in the Newburyport area to su...

8/22/2012 8/22/2012

William Cleveland Moulton, III MP (1720 - c.1793)

William Moulton Born: 12 Jul 1720, Newbury MA Marriage: Lydia Greenleaf on 16 Sep 1742 in Newburyport MA Died: 1793, Marietta OH Placespoon, c 1760, Private Collection Sword, c 1770 Private...

5/7/2009 8/22/2012

Samuel Piggot (1795 - d.)

Samuel Piggott is listed in the New York City Directories from 1820 to 1850 as a silversmith, jeweler, and a watchmaker. In the 1850 U S Federal Census, there is a Samuel Piggot who was born in New Yor...

9/18/2010 8/22/2012

Daniel Legare (1689 - 1725)

  Events in his life were: Apprenticed about 1702 to Francis Legare in Braintree MA 8 He worked from circa 1710 to 1714 as a silversmith in Braintree MA 8 He worked from 1714 to 1...

8/21/2012 8/21/2012

Solomon Legaré (1674 - 1760)

"Francois Solomon Legare"

"Legare" is French for "tie". "Le garé" is French for "the parked". Ancestry.com indiciates that Legaré is a nickname from the past participle of Old French esgarer ‘to be trou...

4/22/2009 8/21/2012

Francois Solomon L'Egaré (c.1636 - 1711)

"Legare" is French for "tie". "Le garé" is French for "the parked". Ancestry.com indiciates that Legaré is a nickname from the past participle of Old French esgarer ‘to be trou...

3/25/2010 8/21/2012

William Pickett was born 1736 London, England and died 17 Dec 1796 in London, England. He was buried 23 Dec 1796 in Stoke Newington, London, Middlesex, England. (See attached source document) William...

4/19/2011 8/21/2012

Col. Edward Winslow MP (1669 - 1753)

Edward Winslow Born: 1 Nov 1669, Boston MA Christened: 19 Nov 1671, Boston MA. Died: 1 Dec 1753, Boston MA. Silversmith. Marriage (1): Hannah Moody on 30 Jun 1692 in Boston MA Marriage (2): Eliza...

11/6/2007 8/19/2012

Daniel Quincy MP (1651 - 1690)

Born: 7 Feb 1651, Braintree MA Marriage: Anna Shepard on 8 Nov 1682 in Boston MA Died: 10 Aug 1690, Boston MA   General notes: Silversmith   Events in his life were: ...

6/8/2007 8/19/2012

Jacob Sawyer Kimball (1779 - 1827)

Apprenticed about 1793 to Levi and Abel Hutchins in Concord NH He worked from circa 1800 to 1827 as a silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker in Montpelier VT Master to Hiram Eaton abt 1815 in Montpel...

8/19/2012 8/19/2012

Horace Eaton (1810 - 1883)

Silversmith and watchmaker   Events in his life were: Apprenticed in 1824 to Hiram Eaton in Saint Albans VT He worked c 1830 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Bennington VT He ...

8/19/2012 8/19/2012

Hiram Eaton (1802 - 1876)

Silversmith and watchmaker   Events in his life were: Apprenticed about 1815 to Jacob Sawyer Kimball in Montpelier VT He worked c 1820 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Saint Alb...

8/19/2012 8/19/2012

Amos Doolittle (1754 - 1832)

Amos Doolittle (May 8, 1754 – February 2, 1832) was an American engraver and silversmith, known as "The Revere of Connecticut." A self-taught artist from Cheshire, CT, Doolittle became an expe...

8/19/2012 8/19/2012

Bartolomeo Ghiberti (deceased)

1/18/2011 8/19/2012

Lorenzo di Bartolo Ghiberti MP (1378 - 1455)

"Ghiberti"

Lorenzo Ghiberti Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378 – 1 December 1455), born Lorenzo di Bartolo, was an Italian artist of the early Renaissance best known for works in sculpture and metalworking. Life ...

1/18/2011 8/19/2012

Albrecht Dürer the Elder (German: Albrecht Dürer der Ältere, often abbreviated Albrecht Dürer d. Ä.; ca. 1427 in Ajtós, near Gyula in Hungary – before 2...

1/3/2011 8/19/2012

8/19/2012 8/19/2012

HESTER BATEMAN (1709-1794) was the most famous 18th c. English female silversmith. Hester was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Nedem. She married in 1732 (at the Church of St. Botolph's, Aldergate, i...

8/19/2012 8/19/2012

James Heriott (c.1628 - c.1705)

From at least 1644 until his death he lived and worked at The Naked Boy, Fleet Street, London, in St Bride's Parish on the north side of the street at the foot of the Fleet Bridge. (This area was devas...

9/4/2008 8/19/2012

Alexander Heriott (c.1599 - c.1643)

Apprenticed to his father as a goldsmith on 26 September 1611. Admitted as a burgess and guildesbrother of Edinburgh by right of his father, David Heriot, goldsmith burgess and guildsbrother, on 31 Jul...

9/4/2008 8/19/2012

David Heriot (c.1560 - c.1611)

Illegitimate son of George Heriot, Jr., MP, goldsmith of Edinburgh, he had letters of legitimation published on 24 May 1593 and followed in his father's footsteps as a goldsmith, as did his half-brothe...

9/4/2008 8/19/2012

George Heriot, Sr. (deceased)

Died before 4 August 1562, on which date his son George was referred to as the son and heir of the late George Heriot, goldsmith.

9/4/2008 8/19/2012

George Heriot, III (1563 - 1624)

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004): Heriot, George (1563-1624), jeweller and philanthropist, was born in Edinburgh on 15 June 1563, the eldest son of George Heriot (1539/40–1610), ...

9/4/2008 8/19/2012

George Heriot, Jr. (c.1539 - 1610)

George Heriot (1539/40 - 1610) was a Scottish goldsmith and member of the Parliament of Scotland. He is perhaps best known as the father of the philanthropist George Heriot, his eldest son. Links

9/4/2008 8/19/2012

Dorrie Nossiter (1893 - 1977)

"Dorrie"

Dorrie Nossiter Dorrie Nossiter (29 June 1893–1977) was an English jewellery designer from Aston, near Birmingham. Nossiter crafted precious jewellery in the English Arts and Crafts Traditio...

8/19/2012 8/19/2012

Samuel Baldwin, Jr. MP (c.1735 - 1793)

"Baldwin"

parents: Samuel Ford & Sarah Baldwin Married 20 Jan 1757 to Grace Kitchell 1766 to a woman of Ireland Mary Wills Children William, b. ca. 1759; d. ca. 2 Jan 1793 Morris Co NJ; m. ca...

11/5/2007 8/19/2012

NICHOLAS HILLIARD (1547 - 1619)

Nicholas Hilliard Nicholas Hilliard (c. 1547 – 7 January 1619) was an English goldsmith and limner best known for his portrait miniatures of members of the courts of Elizabeth I and James I of...

7/8/2012 8/19/2012

Jeremiah Dummer MP (1643 - 1718)

First American born silversmith. Hull had an apprentice, Jeremiah Dummer (1645-1718), an excellent silversmith who subsequently became as successful as his former master, holding the positions of Count...

5/31/2009 8/19/2012

Richard Storer (c.1615 - c.1666)

Richard Storer Born: c 1615, England Died: bef 1666, England    General notes: Silversmith Events in his life were: Apprenticed on 21 Jul 1629 to James Fearne in London England To s...

8/19/2012 8/19/2012

John Hull MP (1624 - 1683)

John Hull (18 December 1624 – 1 October 1683) was the leading merchant and mintmaster of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He married Judith Quincy (1626–1695), daughter of Judith Pares (d. 1...

4/15/2007 8/19/2012

Charles Lewis Tiffany MP (1812 - 1902)

CharlesTiffany and John Burnett Young were boyhood friends and when they decided to go to New York to open a dry good store they borrowed money from Charles' father Comfort Tiffany. In September 1837 C...

11/9/2007 8/19/2012

Barend Baruch Roelof Raphael Citroen MP (1808 - 1895)

"Barend Barouch", "Baruch", "Barend Roelof Citroen", "Limoeneman", "Limoenman", "Citroen", "Baruch Limoenman", "Barend Baruch Raphael Citroen"

The Citroen family were Ashkenazim from Eastern Europe. Jacob Moses Limoenman , the earliest recorded Citroen ancestor, was an itinerant fruit seller. His son, Barend Roelof Limoenman began as a wo...

3/17/2011 8/18/2012

Paul Revere MP (1734 - 1818)

Paul Revere was an American silversmith and a patriot in the American Revolution ( DAR ancestor #A095546 ) He was celebrated after his death for his role as a messenger in the battles of Lexington an...

8/31/2007 8/18/2012