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American Silversmiths

Abraham Bradley
(1674-1721)
Joseph Bradley
(1709-1799)
Priscilla Redfield
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Phineas Bradley
(1746-)

 

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Spouses/Children:

Hannah Buell

Phineas Bradley

  • Born: 12 Feb 1746, Guilford CT
  • Marriage: Hannah Buell on 1 Feb 1769 in Guilford CT

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • Captain during Revolution. Mentioned as tax collector in Connecticut Journal, 12 March 1776. 3
  • He worked from circa 1766 to 1797 as a silversmith in New Haven CT

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  • Sugar tongs, c 1780
    Private Collection 21
    l: 5 1/2"
  • Advertised in the Connecticut Journal, 10 Nov 1790, as the inventor of the white hard metal button, supplied in any quantity from shop in Court Street. Buttons distinguished from others by maker's mark on 'the bulge of the eye.' Also offers cash for old tin block and pewter and continues gold and silversmithing in all branches. 3

Phineas married Hannah Buell, daughter of John Buell and Abigail Chatfield, on 1 Feb 1769 in Guilford CT. (Hannah Buell was born in Killingworth CT.)




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