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American Silversmiths

Asa Baker
(1750-1813)
Hannah Newhall
(1761-1799)
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George Baker
(1790-1878)

 

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Edna Hale

George Baker

  • Born: 6 Apr 1790, Ipswich MA
  • Marriage: Edna Hale on 13 Sep 1814 in Providence RI
  • Died: 10 Aug 1878

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:


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  • He worked from 1811 to 1850 as a silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker in Providence RI
    Listed in the 1824 and 1836 city directories at 61 Cheapside.
  • Advertised in the Providence Gazette (Providence RI), 23 Nov 1811, announcing the opening of a watch and goldsmith shop in part of Pittman's Store opposite the Baptist Meetinghouse. 3

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  • Creamer, c 1830
    Private Collection
    h: 5 5/8"
    d: 3 3/4"
    wt: 8.4 oz
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Providence RI, listed as a watch dealer.
  • Active in local militia and served in Rhode Island House of Representatives. 3

George married Edna Hale, daughter of Isaac Hale and Ruth Jewett, on 13 Sep 1814 in Providence RI. (Edna Hale was born on 14 Jul 1792 in Newbury MA.)




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