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American Silversmiths

John Dubois
(1784-1845)
Rebecca Overbagh
(1786-1869)
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Philo Dubois
(1812-1887)

 

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Sara Dubois

Philo Dubois

  • Born: 30 Mar 1812, Catskill NY
  • Marriage: Sara Dubois
  • Died: 9 Mar 1887, Buffalo NY

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked from 1835 to 1840 as a carpenter and green-grocer in Buffalo NY
  • He worked from 1841 to 1845 as a silversmith in Buffalo NY employed by John Smith Putnam. He is listed in the 1842 city directory as a ". . . silversmith at J. S. Putnam's" 4
  • He worked from 1845 to 1881 as a silversmith in Buffalo NY joining, and eventually succeeding, his old master John S. Putnam. Listed, with his brother Frederick and Thomas Burr Leavenworth, in the 1850 city directory at 15 East Swan Street. By 1855, he was at 11 East Swan. 4

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  • Advertised in the Buffalo Advertising Directory (Buffalo NY), 1847.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Buffalo NY, listed as a silverware maker.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Buffalo NY, listed as a silver plater.

Philo married Sara Dubois. (Sara Dubois was born about 1816 in Catskill NY.)




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