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American Silversmiths

John Oliver
(1644-1683)
Susannah Sweet
(1647-)
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Peter Oliver
(abt 1682-1712)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Jerusha Mather
2. Hopestill Winslow

Peter Oliver

  • Born: abt 1682, Boston MA
  • Marriage (1): Jerusha Mather on 8 Mar 1709 in Boston MA
  • Marriage (2): Hopestill Winslow on 1 Mar 1711 in Boston MA
  • Died: 27 Apr 1712, Boston MA

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Chocolate pot, c 1705
    Private Collection
    h: 10 1/2"
    wt: 26 oz

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  • Porringer, c 1710
    Boston Museum of Fine Arts 10
    h: 1 5/8"
    d; 4 3/16" (lip)
    l: 2 1/8" (handle)
    wt: 3 oz, 12 dwt
    Engraved TBM for Thomas and Mary Barton, married 1710. The size is that of a child's porringer, but with adult initials. The unusual handle design can also be found on pieces made by Jeremiah Dummer, William Cowell, and Thomas Savage.

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  • Flagon, 1711
    Winterthur Library 7
    h: 11 7/8"
    d: 6 7/16" (of base)
    wt: 47 oz 5 dwt
    Engraved in a leafy cartouche "Mrs. Elizabeth Wensley / To the Second Church / of Christ in / Boston / 1711"

Peter married Jerusha Mather, daughter of Increase Mather, on 8 Mar 1709 in Boston MA. (Jerusha Mather was born on 16 Apr 1684 in Boston MA, christened on 20 Apr 1684 in Boston MA and died on 20 Dec 1710 in Boston MA.)


Peter next married Hopestill Winslow, daughter of John Winslow and Elizabeth Paddy, on 1 Mar 1711 in Boston MA. (Hopestill Winslow was born about 1680 in Boston MA.)




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