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American Silversmiths

Abraham Fort Westervelt
(1801-1871)
Hannah Lawson
(1805-)
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John Lawson Westervelt
(1826-1905)

 

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Spouses/Children:

Catherine Gorham

John Lawson Westervelt

  • Born: 27 Jun 1826, Hackensack NJ
  • Christened: 31 Dec 1826, Hackensack NJ
  • Marriage: Catherine Gorham on 17 Apr 1850 in Newburgh NY
  • Died: 1905

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark

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  • Alternate Mark

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  • Alternate Mark
    This wholesale manufacturers mark has been attributed to Westervelt's firm. It is often found in conjunction with the mark of retailers from across New York and surrounding states.
  • He worked from circa 1848 to 1880 as a silversmith in Newburgh NY
    Listed in the 1864 city directory at 146 Water Street. 18
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Newburgh NY, listed as a silversmith.

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  • Tradecard, c 1870
    Winterthur Library

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  • Tradecard, c 1870
    Winterthur Library

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  • Bank check, 1872
    Private Collection

    Made out to jeweler Henry E. Allison of Pontiac MI.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Newburgh NY, listed as a silversmith.

John married Catherine Gorham on 17 Apr 1850 in Newburgh NY. (Catherine Gorham was born in 1830.)




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