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American Silversmiths

John Jones
(abt 1780-1865)
Hannah Osgood
(1786-1866)
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William P. Jones
(1827-)

 

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William P. Jones

  • Born: 3 Apr 1827, Newburyport MA

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked from circa 1847 to 1857 as a silversmith in Newburyport MA listed in the 1850 city directory at 11 Merrimac Street.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Newburyport MA, listed as a silversmith.

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  • He was a partner from 1857 to 1873 with Anthony Francis Towle in Newburyport MA as TOWLE & JONES, having purchased the business of their master. In 1870 the name was changed to TOWLE, JONES & Co, with the admittance of Edward Towle. 12

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  • Alternate Mark for TOWLE & JONES.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Newburyport MA, listed as a silversmith.
  • He worked from 1873 to 1903 as a silversmith in Newburyport MA listed in city directories at 28 State Street (1879-1884) and 26 State Street (1889-1903).

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  • Tradecard, c 1880
    Private Collection
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Newburyport MA, listed as a silversmith.
  • He appeared on the 1900 census taken at Newburyport MA, listed as a jeweler.



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