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American Silversmiths

Nathaniel Beecher
(1767-1827)
Dinah Smith
(abt 1767-1839)
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William Beecher
(1805-1893)

 

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Hannah Amidon

William Beecher

  • Born: 24 Jan 1805, Southbury CT
  • Marriage: Hannah Amidon on 20 Feb 1827 in Southbridge MA
  • Died: 10 Jan 1893, Southbridge MA

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked from 1826 to 1860 as a silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker in Southbridge MA
    Along with a general stock of jewelry and watches, he specialized in silver frame spectacle manufacturing.
  • Master to Robert Henry Cole abt 1833 in Southbridge MA.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Southbridge MA, listed as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1855 census taken at Southbridge MA, listed as a spectacle manufacturer.
  • He was a partner from 1860 to 1862 with Robert H. and E. Merritt Cole in Southbridge MA as BEECHER & COLE.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Southbridge MA, listed as a retired merchant.

William married Hannah Amidon, daughter of Luther Amidon and Hannah Hovey, on 20 Feb 1827 in Southbridge MA. (Hannah Amidon was born on 18 Jan 1806 in Southbridge MA and died on 28 Mar 1861.)




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