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Fairleigh, William G.cir 1850/1873Saint Joseph, Buchanan, MOMilton Tootleas TOOTLE & FAIRLEIGH.
Fairman, Gideon1805/1810New London, New London, CTWilliam Hookeras HOOKER & FAIRMAN, makers of mathmatical and surveyor's equipment.
Fairman, Gideon1810/1818Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PAGeorge Murray and ? Draperas MURRY, DRAPER, FAIRMAN & Co, where he specialized in banknote vignettes.
Fairman, Gideon1819/1822Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PAJacob Perkinsas PERKINS & FAIRMAN. He went to England where he resided for two years and conducted the engraving business for three years before returning to Philadelphia.
Fairman, Gideon1824/1825Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PACephas Grier Childs 
Fairman, Gideon1826/1827Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA? Draper and ? Underwood FAIRMAN, DRAPER, UNDERWOOD & Co.
Fales, Jamescir 1820Bristol, Bristol, RIJosiah Goodingas FALES & GOODING.
Farley, Charles1814/1818Portland, Cumberland, MEEleazer Wyeras WYER & FARLEY. When this partnership was dissolved, the business was continued by Wyer.
Farnam, Henry1800/1806Boston, Suffolk, MARufus Farnam 
Farnam, Henrycir 1815Boston, Suffolk, MARichard Wardas FARNHAM & WARD, listed in the city directory at 15 Cornhill Street.
Farnam, Rufus1800/1809Boston, Suffolk, MAHenry Farnam 
Farnsworth, John Carey1846/1848Boston, Suffolk, MAGeorge Edward Adamsas ADAMS & FARNSWORTH.
Farr, Joseph1813/1814Manlius, Onondaga, NY? Gilbert 
Farrington, John1837/1880Boston, Suffolk, MAGeorge Hunnewellas FARRINGTON & HUNNEWELL, listed in various city directories at 5 Court Square (1845), 89 Washington (1850-55), 156 and 332 Washington (1865), and 12 West and 8 Waltham (1865-1875).
Fassett, BenjaminMay 22, 1793/Jan 29, 1795Bennington, Bennington, VTTimothy Folletas FASSET & FOLLETT. There is no indication the Fassett was more than a general merchant.
Federhen, Henry Dawes1867/1881Boston, Suffolk, MAJohn, John, and Herbert Melancthon Federhenas JOHN FEDERHEN & Co. until 1872, then JOHN FEDERHEN & SONS, with a shop at 371 Washington Street.
Federhen, Herbert Melancthon1867/1881Boston, Suffolk, MAJohn, John, and Henry Dawes Federhenas JOHN FEDERHEN & Co. until 1872, then JOHN FEDERHEN & SONS, with a shop at 371 Washington Street.
Federhen, Herbert Melancthoncir 1870Boston, Suffolk, MAJames K. Faginas FEDERDEN & FAGIN, with a shop at 61 Court Street.
Federhen, John1831Boston, Suffolk, MAH. G. Arthuras ARTHUR & FESTERHEN.
Federhen, John1867/1881Boston, Suffolk, MAHerbert Melancthon, Henry Dawes, and John Federhenas JOHN FEDERHEN & Co. until 1872, then JOHN FEDERHEN & SONS, with a shop at 371 Washington Street.
Federhen, John1867/1881Boston, Suffolk, MAJohn, Henry Dawes, and Herbert Melancthon Federhenas JOHN FEDERHEN & Co. until 1872, then JOHN FEDERHEN & SONS, with a shop at 371 Washington Street.
Fellows, Abraham Van Benschoten1826/1834New York City, New York, NYLouis S. Fellows and William Readas FELLOWS & READ.
Fellows, Abraham Van Benschoten1828/1834New York City, New York, NYWilliam Read and J. Olcottas FELLOWS, READ & OLCOTT.
Fellows, Abraham Van Benschoten1835/1836New York City, New York, NYWilliam Readas FELLOWS, READ & Co.
Fellows, Ignatius W.cir 1834Lowell, Middlesex, MAJames Knowlton Fellowsas I. W. & J. K. FELLOWS.
Fellows, James Knowlton1834Lowell, Middlesex, MAIgnatius W. Fellowsas I. W. & J. K. FELLOWS.
Fellows, James Knowltoncir 1855Lowell, Middlesex, MAHenry Morrill Ordwayas FELLOWS & ORDWAY, with a shop at 86 Merrimac.
Fellows, James1832/1839Troy, Rensselaer, NYAbraham Storm and Thomas S. Cargillas FELLOWS, STORM & CARGILL. This is possibly a retail outlet and entry for the firm's imported goods.
Fellows, James1840Albany, Albany, NYAbraham Stormas FELLOWS & STORM.
Fellows, John Foster1837/1842Salem, Essex, MACaleb Warneras WARNER & FELLOWS.
Fellows, Louis Strite1824/1827New York City, New York, NYAbraham Fellows and William Readas FELLOWS & READ.
Fellows, Louis Strite1840New York City, New York, NYThomas S. Cargillas FELLOWS & CARGILL with a shop at 21 Maiden Lane.
Fellows, William Mott1852/1854New York City, New York, NYJoseph Cooperas FELLOWS & COOPER.
Fellows, William Mottcir 1830/1852New York City, New York, NYJohn Van Arsdale and Joseph Cooperas FELLOWS, VAN ARSDALE & COOPER with a shop at11 Maiden Lane.
Felton, Amory1859/1860Troy, Rensselaer, NYLewis Champneyas FELTON & CHAMPNEY.
Fenn, Gaius1831/1845New York City, New York, NYJason Fennas G. & J. FENN.
Fenn, Jason1831/1845New York City, New York, NYGaius Fennas G. & J. FENN.
Fenno, Charles Williamcir 1845/1870Worcester, Worcester, MAWilliam Daniel Fennoas W. D. FENNO & SON. Listed in the New England Business Directory, 1865 and Mercantile Agency Directory, 1867 as dealers in watches, clocks, and spectacles.
Fenno, Jeremiah1848/1856Bangor, Penobscot, MECharles Haleas FENNO & HALE.
Fenno, William Daniel1825Worcester, Worcester, MAJoseph Boydenas BOYDEN & FENNO.
Fenno, William Danielcir 1845/1870Worcester, Worcester, MACharles William Fennoas W. D. FENNO & SON. Listed in the New England Business Directory, 1865 and Mercantile Agency Directory, 1867 as dealers in watches, clocks, and spectacles.
Ferris, Ziba1851/1870Wilmington, New Castle, DEZiba Ferrisas ZIBA FERRIS & SON.
Ferris, Ziba1851/1870Wilmington, New Castle, DEZiba Ferrisas ZIBA FERRIS & SON. Though the name was retained, Ziba Jr left the business in 1867 and went to work for his father-in-law, William Lea, a merchant miller.
Fessenden, Charles Franciscir 1852Boston, Suffolk, MAWilliam Bodfish Fessendenas FESSENDEN BROTHERS. Listed in the 1852 Boston city directory at 205 Washington Street.
Fessenden, Charles Franciscir 1855Providence, Providence, RIWilliam Bodfish Fessendenas FESSENDEN BROTHERS.
Fessenden, Thomas Francis1858/1860Boston, Suffolk, MAWilliam Bodfish Fessendenas WILLIAM B. FESSENDEN & Co. Listed in the 1860 Boston city directory as manufacturers of silverware and jewelry at 119 Washington Street.
Fessenden, Thomas Francis1860/1895Providence, Providence, RIGiles Manchesteras FESSEDEN & Co.
Fessenden, William Bodfish1858/1860Boston, Suffolk, MAThomas Francis Fessendenas WILLIAM B. FESSENDEN & Co. Listed in the 1860 Boston city directory as manufacturers of silverware and jewelry at 119 Washington Street.
Fessenden, William Bodfish1858New York City, New York, NYWilliam Whiting and William Cowenas WHITING, FESSEDEN & COWEN.
Fessenden, William Bodfishcir 1852/1855Boston, Suffolk, MACharles Francis Fessendenas FESSENDEN BROTHERS. Listed in the 1852 Boston city directory at 205 Washington Street.
Fessenden, William Bodfishcir 1855Providence, Providence, RICharles Francis Fessendenas FESSENDEN BROTHERS.
Field, John1806/1813Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, NYGeorge Halliwellas FIELD & HALLIWELL.
Fifield, Edward R.cir 1863/1865Hartford, Hartford, CTWilliam Hnery Rogersas E. R. FIFIELD.
Fitch, Alling1811/1813New Haven, New Haven, CTJoshua Hobartas FITCH & HOBART, from shop on the south side of Crown Street.
Fitch, Dennis M.1862/1865Troy, Rensselaer, NYJames W. Cusack 
Fitch, Dennis M.cir 1835/1839Troy, Rensselaer, NYStephen A. Dennisas DENNIS & FITCH.
Fitch, Morgan Lewiscir 1865Mattawan, Van Buren, MICharles Duane Van Vechtenas VAN VECHTEN & FITCH, general and fancy goods merchants.
Flagg, Asa Farwell1842/1857Cincinnati, Hamilton, OHHenry Homanas HOMAN & FLAGG.
Flanders, Thomas Jefferson1870Bradford, Orange, VTCharles H. Hardingas HARDING & FLANDERS.
Fletcher, Charles Fosdick1819/1824Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PAGeorge Fletcheras C. & G. FLETCHER, with a shop on Chestnut Street near Fourth.
Fletcher, George1819/1824Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PACharles Fletcheras C. & G. FLETCHER, with a shop on Chestnut Street near Fourth.
Fletcher, Henry1852/1866Louisville, Jefferson, KYCharles Fletcher Bennettas FLETCHER & BENNETT. Bennett had formaly been an employee, 1843-1852. Firm listed in the 1859 city directory at 163 Main Street.
Fletcher, Henrycir 1832/1845Louisville, Jefferson, KYAbner Reevesas FLETCHER & REEVES. Reeves was a watchmaker and it is unclear if he was an actual partner in the business, an employee, or simply renting working space.
Fletcher, Thomas Charles1809/1810Boston, Suffolk, MASydney Gardineras FLETCHER & GARDINER.
Fletcher, Thomas Charles1810/1827Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PASydney Gardineras FLETCHER & GARDINER with shop located at Third and Chestnut Streets until 1822.
Fletcher, Thomas Charles1836/1839Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PACalvin W. Bennettas FLETCHER & BENNETT.
Flint, William Warrencir 1870/1880Providence, Providence, RIJoseph F. Blood, Benjamin Allen Holbrook, and James Albert Youngas FLINT, BLOOD & Co with a shop at 67 Friendship Street.
Floyd, Eugene B.1865/1866Burlington, Chittenden, VTWilliam Kirkhamas E. B. FLOYD & Co. at 154 Church Street, having bought the business of Charles W. Wingate.
Follansbee, Robert1844Portland, Cumberland, MENathaniel Gilmaneas GILMAN & FOLLANSBEE
Follett, TimothyMay 22, 1793/Jan 29, 1795Bennington, Bennington, VTBenjamin Fassettas FASSETT & FOLLETT. There is no indication that Fassett was more than a general merchant.
Folsom, John1786/1790Albany, Albany, NYIsaac Huttonas FOLSOM & HUTTON. Made funeral spoon dated 1787 marked F & HUTTON.
Foote, William1795/1796East Haddam, Middlesex, CTSamuel Canfieldas CANFIELD & FOOT
Forbes, Benjamin Gilbert1827/1833New York City, New York, NYMerrit Fordhamas FORDHAM & FORBES, with a shop at the rear of 39 Spruce Street.
Forbes, Charles Pinkneycir 1870/1880Greenfield, Franklin, MAClarence Franklin Fosteras FORBES & FOSTER, with a shop at No. 1 Mansion House Block.
Forbes, Colin Van Gelder1819New York City, New York, NYJohn Wolfe Forbesas C. & J. W. FORBES.
Forbes, Colin Van Gelder1826/1833New York City, New York, NYWilliam Forbesas COLIN V. G. FORBES & SON.
Forbes, Colin Van Gelder1835New York City, New York, NYColin Van Gelder Forbesas FORBES & SON with shop at 59 Vandam Street.
Forbes, Colin Van Gelder1835New York City, New York, NYColin Van Gelder Forbesas FORBES & SON with shop at 59 Vandam Street.
Forbes, John Wolfe1819New York City, New York, NYColin Van Gelder Forbesas C. & I. W. FORBES.
Forbes, Leonardcir 1860Saint Louis, St. Louis, MOWilliam G. H. Beckeras L. FORBES & Co, listed in the St Louis City Directory at 88 North Main Street.
Forbes, William1826/1833New York City, New York, NYColin Van Gelder Forbesas COLIN V. G. FORBES & SON.
Forbush, Rufus Orestescir 1850/1860Worcester, Worcester, MAClarendon Maynardas FORBUSH & MAYNARD. After about a decade, Forbush retired from business due to ill health.
Force, Jabez Wood1839/1841New York City, New York, NYJacob Wood?as WOOD & FORCE, listed in Longworth's 1839 City Directory at 5 Dey Street.
Ford, George Harecir 1865/1874New Haven, New Haven, CTEverard Benjaminas BENJAMIN & FORD.
Forristall, Philander1850/1865Boston, Suffolk, MAElisha Millsas MILLS & FORRISTALL. Listed in the 1850 and 1855 city directories at 8 Market Square and in the 1860 edition at 28 & 33 Federal and 105 Congress Streets.
Forristall, Philander1865/1875Boston, Suffolk, MAA. Winslow Banfield and William Whitcombas BANFIELD & FORRISTALL, jewelry and fancy goods. Listed in the 1865-1870 city directories at 28 & 33 Federal and 105 Congress Streets.
Foster, Clarence Franklincir 1870/1880Greenfield, Franklin, MACharles Pinkney Forbesas FORBES & FOSTER, with a shop at No. 1 Mansion House Block.
Foster, George B.1831/1840Salem, Essex, MAEdmund M. Currieras CURRIER & FOSTER.
Foster, Isaac F.aft 1890Providence, Providence, RITheodore Waters Fosteras FOSTER & BROTHER.
Foster, Nathaniel1823/1887Newburyport, Essex, MAThomas Fosteras N & T FOSTER with a shop at 21 State Street. Given that he was well-known as a clockmaker, and only Thomas has a recorded independent mark, it is reasonable to assume Thomas was the actual silversmith of the two.
Foster, Theodore Waters1873Providence, Providence, RISamuel H. Bailey and Walter E. Whiteas WHITE, FOSTER & Co
Foster, Theodore Waters1878/1890Providence, Providence, RISamuel H. Baileyas FOSTER & BAILEY.
Foster, Theodore Watersaft 1890Providence, Providence, RIIsaac F. Fosteras FOSTER & BROTHER.
Foster, Thomas1823/1887Newburyport, Essex, MANathaniel Fosteras N & T FOSTER with a shop at 21 State Street. Given that his brother was well-known as a clockmaker, and only Thomas has a recorded independent mark, it is reasonable to assume he was the actual silversmith of the two.
Fowle, Nathaniel1828/1833Northampton, Hampshire, MASamuel Warner Kirklandas FOWLE & KIRKLAND.
Fowle, Nathanielcir 1803/1805Boston, Suffolk, MAJohn Fowleas JOHN & NATHANIEL FOWLE, watch repairers and makers of spoons, with shop at 10 Ann Street and later at 67 Cornhill. Their family relationship, if one exists, has not been traced.
Fowler, Wellsbef 1819Frankfort, Franklin, KYWarham P. Loomis 
Francis, Julius Chauncy1806/1809Middleton, Essex, MAEdmund Hughes 
Franklin, Elton Ira1874/1881Attleboro, Bristol, MAHiram S. Somes and Clarence Fisheras E. I. FRANKLIN & Co.
Franklin, Elton Iraaft 1881Attleboro, Bristol, MAClarence Fisheras FRANKLIN & FISHER.
Frary, James Ashbel1852Meriden, New Haven, CTHorace C. and Dennis C. Wilcox, Isaac Lewis, Lemuel Curtis, William Lyman, and John Munsonas MERIDEN BRITANNIA Co.
Frary, James Darius1853/1889New Britain, Hartford, CTGeorge Marcellus Landers and John Woodruff Clarkas LANDERS, FRARY & CLARK.
Freeman, Benjamin Stanley1847/1855Attleboro, Bristol, MAJoseph J. Freemanas FREEMAN & BRO.
Freeman, Benjamin Stanley1855/1858Attleboro, Bristol, MAJoseph J. Freeman and Virgil Richardsas FREEMAN & Co.
Freeman, Benjamin Stanley1859/1879Attleboro, Bristol, MAJoseph J. Freemanas FREEMAN & BRO., specializing in gold jewelry production.
Freeman, George Tileson1879Boston, Suffolk, MALuther Taylor Harringtonas HARRINGTON & FREEMAN, with a shop at 59 Court Street.
Freeman, Joseph Jackson1847/1855Attleboro, Bristol, MABenjamin S. Freemanas FREEMAN & BRO.
Freeman, Joseph Jackson1855/1858Attleboro, Bristol, MABenjmain S. Freeman and Virgil Richardsas FREEMAN & Co.
Freeman, Joseph Jackson1859/1879Attleboro, Bristol, MABenjmain S. Freemanas FREEMAN & BRO., specializing in gold jewelry production.
Freeman, Norman A.1842/1850New York City, New York, NYJames and Samuel Wallinas FREEMAN & WALLIN.
Freeman, Norman A.1853/1862New York City, New York, NYEdwin Bennettas FREEMAN & BENNETT, listed in the 1859 city directory at 287 Broadway.
Freer, John Baltus1813/1816Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, NYGeorge Halliwellas FREER & HALLIWELL
French, Amos Binneycir 1870Lowell, Middlesex, MAFreeman Weston Pufferas FRENCH & PUFFER, with a shop at 131 Central Street.
Frobisher, Benjamin C.1816/1825Boston, Suffolk, MAJonathan Stodderas STODDER & FROBISHER at 59 Cornhill.
Frost, William Robycir 1810Providence, Providence, RIJames Mumfordas FROST & MUMFORD, manufacturers of diamonds, pearl, paste, and jet jewelry.
Frye, Addington Davenport1837/1843New York City, New York, NYRobert Ludlow Shawas FRYE & SHAW.

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