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American Silversmiths

James Ridgway
(abt 1720-)
Mary Brazer
(1721-)
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James Ridgway
(abt 1753-abt 1800)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Sarah Coburn
2. Esther Coburn

James Ridgway

  • Born: abt 1753, Boston MA
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Coburn on 6 Oct 1774 in Boston MA
  • Marriage (2): Esther Coburn on 2 Dec 1779 in Boston MA 36
  • Died: abt 1800, Worcester MA

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • Apprenticed about 1766 to John Coburn in Boston MA 9
  • He worked from circa 1774 to 1791 as a silversmith in Boston MA listed in the Directory of 1789 as a goldsmith and jeweler on Friend Street. 9
  • He worked from circa 1791 to 1800 as a silversmith in Worcester MA 9
  • Advertised in the Massachusetts Spy, 15 Aug 1793, ". . . Goldsmith and Jeweler from Boston respectfully informs his friends and the publick, that he has removed to the shop lately occupied by Mr. T. S. Eayers, nearly opposite the Court House, Worcester. . ." 9

James married Sarah Coburn on 6 Oct 1774 in Boston MA. (Sarah Coburn was born on 6 Sep 1743 in York ME and died before 1779 in Boston MA.)


James next married Esther Coburn on 2 Dec 1779 in Boston MA.36 (Esther Coburn was born on 25 Apr 1757 in York ME and died before 1791 in Boston MA.)




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