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John Frederick Vent
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Elizabeth Fisher

John Frederick Vent

  • Born: Halle Germany
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Fisher on 1 Oct 1787 in Dedham MA

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Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked from circa 1783 to 1793 as a journeyman silversmith in Boston MA in the shop of George Tyler. Mentioned in Samuel Davis' Memoirs, "He excelled in Platework by which our shop acquired fame. Punch Ladle's, Spurs, Boatswains calls were manufactured in a stile [sic] at once novel and elegant." 3
  • He worked c 1793 as a silversmith in Keene NH 3
  • Advertised in the The Columbian Informer (Keene NH), 4 Sep 1793, announcing "Goldsmith and jeweler from Europe," who makes and repairs tankards, canns, creampots, table- and teaspoons, ladies' and gentlemen's silver buckles, and does engraving in the neatest fashion. 3

John married Elizabeth Fisher on 1 Oct 1787 in Dedham MA. (Elizabeth Fisher was born on 21 Feb 1758 in Dedham MA.)




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