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American Silversmiths

Azariah Pratt
(1710-)
Agnes Beebe
(abt 1711-)
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Phineas Pratt
(1747-1813)

 

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Hepsibah Pratt

Phineas Pratt

  • Born: 27 Jun 1747, Old Saybrook CT
  • Marriage: Hepsibah Pratt on 17 Feb 1771 in New Haven CT
  • Died: 4 Feb 1813

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • Revolutionary War soldier. Reported to have worked in Old Saybrook with David Bushnell who built the first American submarine, Turtle, which attempted to blow up a British frigate in New York Harbor in 1776. Pratt's mechanical ingenuity produced a machine for making ivory combs, for which he secured a patent. The resultant business prospered immediately and later became a large industry. He was Deacon of the Congregational Church in Saybrook. 3
  • Advertised in the Connecticut Gazette, 1772, a silversmith shop in Lyme for sale. 3

Phineas married Hepsibah Pratt on 17 Feb 1771 in New Haven CT. (Hepsibah Pratt was born on 4 Sep 1750 in Old Saybrook CT and died on 19 Jan 1813.)




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