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John Snow

  • Born: 25 Feb 1780, Providence RI
  • Marriage: Mary Thurston before 21 Aug 1802 in Newport RI
  • Died: 16 May 1852, Worthington OH

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • Apprenticed in 1794 to Nehemiah Dodge in Providence RI
  • He worked from 1802 to 1806 as a silversmith and jeweler in Newport RI
    In 1806, he abandoned his trade, moved to Providence, and became a tavern owner and grocer. He left Providence in 1817, eventually settling in Worthington OH.
  • Providence RI, 21 Aug 1802: the Providence Gazette carried the announcement of his marriage to Mary Thurston at Newport. 3
  • Advertised in the Newport Mercury (Providence RI), 16 Nov 1802, offering his services as a "Gold & Silversmith," from his shop, formerly belonging to Jonathan Marsh, opposite the Post Office. 3
  • Advertised in the The U.S. Chronicle (Providence RI), 17 Mar 1803, that John and David C. Snow offered jewelry, silversmith's work and all kinds of tinware manufactured at their shop. 3

John married Mary Thurston before 21 Aug 1802 in Newport RI. (Mary Thurston was born about 1782 in Newport RI and died on 25 Apr 1815.)

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