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Asa Whitney

  • Born: 17 Aug 1776, Norwalk CT
  • Marriage: Catharine Leggett on 7 Oct 1797 in Norwalk CT
  • Died: 8 Dec 1812, New York City NY

  General notes:

Silversmith and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark

  • Alternate Mark
    The mark is on a spoon at Winterthur, which gives it, in its online database, to an Amos Whitney; Belden gives it (the same spoon) to Asa Whitney, which is presumed to be the correct attribution.

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  • He worked from 1798 to 1812 as a silversmith and watchmaker in New York City NY
    The New York City Directory lists his shop at 104 Gold Street in 1798; 27 Roosevelt Street from 1799 to 1801; 274 Water Street from 1802 to 1803; 290 Water Street from 1804 to 1806; and 338 Water Street from 1807 to 1811. His widow continued the business at his death. 18

Asa married Catharine Leggett on 7 Oct 1797 in Norwalk CT. (Catharine Leggett was born on 26 Jun 1778 in Norwalk CT and died on 3 Dec 1813 in New York City NY.)

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