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American Silversmiths

Reuben Gleason
(1770-1843)
Mrs. Martha Gleason
(abt 1772-)
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Roswell Gleason
(1799-1887)

 

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Rebecca Tucker Vose

Roswell Gleason

  • Born: 6 Apr 1799, Putney VT
  • Marriage: Rebecca Tucker Vose on 13 Oct 1822 in Milton MA
  • Died: 27 Jan 1887, Dorchester MA

  General notes:

Pewtersmith and silverplater

  Events in his life were:


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  • He worked from 1818 to 1822 as a tin and pewtersmith in Dorchester MA in the shop of Mr. Wilcox.
  • He worked from 1822 to 1850 as a pewtersmith and silverplater in Dorchester MA 31

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  • Miniature teaset, c 1830
    Boston Museum of Fine Arts
    h: 4" (of pitcher)

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  • Coffeepot, c 1830
    Private Collection

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  • House and factory, 1837, Dorchester MA. Located on Washington Street.

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  • Bedpan, c 1840
    Boston Museum of Fine Arts
    h: 3"
    l:16"
    w:11 1/4"

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  • Lamp, c 1840
    Yale University
    h: 8 1/2"

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  • He was a partner from 1850 to 1871 with Roswell and Edward Gleason in Dorchester MA as R. GLEASON & SONS, manufacturers of Britannia and silverplate goods. 12

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  • Coffeepot, c 1850
    Private Collection
    h: 10 1/4"
    w: 10" (handle to spout)

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  • Revolving castor frame, c 1857
    Private Collection
    h: 17"
    d: 6 1/2"

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  • Revolving castor frame, c 1857
    Private Collection
    h: 16 1/2"

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  • Revolving castor frame, c 1857
    Boston Museum of Fine Arts
    h: 22"
    dia: 8 3/4"

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  • Coffeepot, c 1860
    Private Collection

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  • Advertised in the Dorchester and Quincy Directory, 1868,

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  • Letterhead, c 1870
    Boston Museum of Fine Arts

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  • Handbill, c 1880
    Winterthur Library

Roswell married Rebecca Tucker Vose, daughter of Reuben Vose and Polly Willis, on 13 Oct 1822 in Milton MA. (Rebecca Tucker Vose was born on 7 Feb 1805 in Milton MA and died on 22 Jun 1891 in Dorchester MA.)




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