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American Silversmiths

Elkanah Platt
(1770-1842)
Prudence Wood
(abt 1774-1845)
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George Wood Platt
(1798-1881)

 

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Eliza Roshore

George Wood Platt

  • Born: 2 Aug 1798, Huntington NY
  • Marriage: Eliza Roshore on 7 Jul 1821
  • Died: 3 Apr 1881, New York City NY

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked from 1824 to 1828 as a silversmith in New York City NY specializing in silver thimbles and novelties 4
  • Master to Ezra Conklin Prime 1826 in New York City NY.

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  • He was a partner from 1828 to 1835 with Nathan Platt in New York City NY as G. W. & N. C. PLATT. Listed in Longworth's 1834 city directory at 140 Chatham Street.
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  • He was a partner from 1836 to 1846 with Nathan, David and Elkana Platt in New York City NY as PLATT & BROTHERS, with a shop at 12 Maiden Lane. 4

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  • He was a partner from 1846 to 1863 with Nathan Platt in New York City NY as PLATT & BROTHER, listed in the 1850 New York Union Mercantile Directory as refiners at 4 Liberty Place and in the 1859 city directory as importers at 20 Maiden Lane. 4

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  • Alternate Mark
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at New York City NY, listed as a jeweler.

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  • Assay receipt, 1863
    Private Collection
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at New York City NY, listed as a gold refiner.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at New York City NY, listed as a gold refiner.

George married Eliza Roshore on 7 Jul 1821. (Eliza Roshore was born about 1802 in New York City NY.)




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