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American Silversmiths

Jabez Baldwin
(1742-)
Lydia Barker
(abt 1745-)
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Jabez Baldwin
(1777-1819)

 

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Anne Briggs

Jabez Baldwin

  • Born: 4 Apr 1777, Norwich CT
  • Marriage: Anne Briggs on 2 Sep 1804 in Salem MA
  • Died: 8 Nov 1819, Salem MA

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark

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  • He worked from circa 1795 to 1813 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Salem MA from his shop on Essex Street and from home on Washington Square. 3
  • Master to Edward Putnam abt 1803 in Salem MA.
  • Advertised in the Springfield Republican Spy, 28 Jan 1806, a notice, signed by him with a Salem dateline, of a robbery in his store—"Watches and Gold Jewelry, to the amount of 3000 dollars taken therefrom ..." and that Salem inhabitants had " . . , by subscription generously increased the reward to One Thousand Dollars. . . ." Printers throughout the U. S. were requested to take notice. 3

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  • Tradecard, c 1810
    Private Collection 20

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  • He was a partner from 1813 to 1817 with John Belknap Jones in Boston MA as BALDWIN & JONES, having purchased the business of John MacFarlane. Working at 59 Cornhill and later on Market Street. 3

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  • Receipt, 5 Sep 1818
    Winterthur Library

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  • Water pitcher by BALDWIN & JONES
    Private Collection
    h: 9 1/2"
    w: 9 1/2" (including handle)
    wt: 26.70 oz.
    Engraved on bottom "G.H. to Mary C. Shannon 1851" and "M. S. W. 1901"

  • He was a partner c 1817 with Thomas Baker in Salem MA as BALDWIN & BAKER 4

Jabez married Anne Briggs on 2 Sep 1804 in Salem MA. (Anne Briggs was born in 1784 in Salem MA.)




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