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American Silversmiths

Eliphalet Adams
(1677-1753)
Lydia Pygan
(1685-1749)
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Pygan Adams
(1712-1776)

 

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Ann Richards

Pygan Adams

  • Born: 27 Mar 1712, New Haven CT
  • Marriage: Ann Richards on 7 Jun 1744 in New London CT
  • Died: Jul 1776

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked from 1735 to 1753 in New London CT

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  • Porringer, c 1735
    Winterthur Library 7
    h: 2"
    d: 5 7/16"
    wt: 8 oz, 5 dwt
    Engraved L over R * E for Ricard and Elizabeth (Lynde) Lord.
  • Master to John Gardiner abt 1750 in New London CT. 1
  • 1753-1765: Served in General Assembly. 3
  • Appointed on 21 Jan 1756 as Committeeman to the General Assembly in New London CT
    "The General Assembly, January 21, 1756: An Act for distributing and well ordering the French People sent into this Colony from Nova Scotia:
    Whereas there is a number of French people sent by Governour Lawrence into this Colony, and more daily expected, to be disposed of here, supposed to be about four hundred in the whole. It is therefore resolved and enacted by this assembly, That a committee be appointed, and Hezekiah Huntington, Gurdon Saltonstall, Christopher Avery, and Pygan Adams, esqrs., or any three of them, are hereby appointed a committee to receive said people and distribute them in the towns hereafter mentioned, in the following manner:..." 1

Pygan married Ann Richards on 7 Jun 1744 in New London CT. (Ann Richards was born on 18 Sep 1728 in New Haven CT and died on 8 Jan 1809.)




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