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American Silversmiths

Samuel George Simpson
(1768-)
Melinda Hull
(1773-)
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Samuel Simpson
(1814-1894)

 

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Martha Deette Benham

Samuel Simpson

  • Born: 7 Apr 1814, Wallingford CT
  • Marriage: Martha Deette Benham on 6 Jul 1835 in Wallingford CT
  • Died: 7 Apr 1894, Wallingford CT

  General notes:

Pewtersmith and silverplater

  Events in his life were:

  • Apprenticed from 1 Apr 1829 to 1834 to Charles and Hiram Yale in Meriden CT

    He remained with his masters as a journeyman and, after saving enough capital, bought out their business.
  • He was a partner from 1840 to 1842 with Morris Benham in Wallingford CT as SIMPSON & BENHAM.
  • He was a partner from 1843 to 1847 with Darius Benham in New York City NY as SIMPSON & BENHAM
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Wallingford CT, listed as a comb manufacturer and farmer.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Wallingford CT, listed as a manufacturer.

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  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Wallingford CT, listed as a manufacturer of britannia.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Wallingford CT, listed as a manufacturer of britannia.

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  • Advertised in the The Jewelers' Circular and Horological Review, 1893,

Samuel married Martha Deette Benham on 6 Jul 1835 in Wallingford CT. (Martha Deette Benham was born on 16 Aug 1816 in Cheshire CT and died on 5 Aug 1897 in Wallingford CT.)




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