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American Silversmiths

Jeremiah Trask
(1768-)
Hannah Wallis
(1764-)
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Israel Trask
(1786-1867)

 

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Spouses/Children:

Polly Wallis

Israel Trask

  • Born: 4 Oct 1786, Beverly MA
  • Marriage: Polly Wallis on 31 Dec 1809 in Beverly MA
  • Died: 1 Feb 1867, Beverly MA

  General notes:

Silver and pewtersmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Apprenticed about 1799 to John W. Ellingwood in Beverly MA 11

    At the end of his term, he bought out his master, who was leaving the trade to take up ministry work.
  • He worked from 1807 to 1825 as a silversmith in Beverly MA having bought out the stock and trade of his master. 11

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  • Teapot, c 1815
    Private Collection
    h: 6 7/8"
    A nearly identical example is in the Yale University collection.

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  • Teapot, c 1815
    Private Collection

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  • Teapot, c 1820-1835
    Private Collection
    h: 11 3/4"
  • He worked from 1825 to 1856 as a pewtersmith in Beverly MA
    The design and decoration of his work in pewter testify to his training as a silversmith. 11

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  • Flagon, c 1825
    Private Collection
    h: 12 1/2"

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  • Teapot, c 1840
    Private Collection
    h: 10 7/8"
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Beverly MA, listed as a manufacturer.
  • He appeared on the 1855 census taken at Beverly MA, listed as a block tin worker.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Beverly MA, listed as a hardware merchant.

Israel married Polly Wallis on 31 Dec 1809 in Beverly MA. (Polly Wallis was born on 2 Aug 1789 in Beverly MA and died on 8 Aug 1834 in Beverly MA.)




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