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American Silversmiths

Elizabeth Dexter
(1771-1813)
Silas Bacon
(1790-1842)
Polly Colburn
(1795-1869)
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Silas Dexter Bacon
(1817-1893)

 

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Spouses/Children:

Martha Jane Colburn

Silas Dexter Bacon

  • Born: 8 Oct 1817, Dedham MA
  • Marriage: Martha Jane Colburn on 4 Jan 1844 in Newton MA
  • Died: 8 Jan 1893

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:


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  • He was a partner from 1845 to 1857 with Edwin Smith in Boston MA as BACON & SMITH, listed in the 1855 Boston city directory at 6 Elm Street. 4

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  • Watch paper, c 1850
    American Antiquarian Society
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Dedham MA, listed as a jeweler.
  • He worked from 1857 to 1880 as a jeweler and watchmaker in Boston MA as SILAS D. BACON & Co, with a shop at 6 and 8 Elm Street and later at 14 Brattle Square.

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  • Tradecard, c 1870
    Private Collection
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Dedham MA, listed as a watchmaker and jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Dedham MA, listed as a jeweler.

Silas married Martha Jane Colburn on 4 Jan 1844 in Newton MA. (Martha Jane Colburn died on 31 Aug 1849 in Boston MA.)




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