- Born: 30 Aug 1727, New York City NY
- Marriage: Sarah Colgan after 18 Dec 1761 in New York City NY
- Died: 1781, New York City NY
Events in his life were:
- Master to Thomas Colgan c 1764 in New York City NY. 28
In the name of God, Amen. I, FLEMING COLGAN, of New York, mariner, being of sound mind. I leave to my brother, John Colgan, 10 shillings, in full bar to all claim as eldest son. I leave to my nephew, Fleming Colgan, residing at Jamaica, in Queens County, $400. To my nephew, Reed Colgan, now in the West Indies, $50. I leave to Johana, daughter of Mr. Christopher Smith, and his late wife, my niece, Mary Colgan, $400. To Thomas, Catharine, and Elijah, the children of Wynant Van Zandt and his wife, Jane, my niece, late Jane Colgan, each $150. To Lucretia and Mary, children of Thomas Hamersley and Sarah, his wife, late Sarah Colgan, my niece, $150 each. To my nephew, Thomas Colgan, now apprentice to said Thomas Hamersley, $150. All the rest of my estate to my niece, Mary Smith, wife of Christopher Smith. I make Christopher Smith and Wynant Van Zandt, executors.
Dated, November 24, 1764.
Witnesses: Rebecca More, Mark Valentine, mariner, James Emott.
Proved, 01 February 1771
- He worked from circa 1750 to 1790 as a silversmith in New York City NY with a shop, after 1757, on Hanover Square, next door to merchant John Waters. 4
- Advertised in the New York Gazette (New York City NY), 1757, announcing that he had ". . . removed from the Change in Dock Street to Hanover Square." 8
- Chocolate pot, 1760
h: 10 1/2"
wt: 36 oz
Engraved with the Livingston arms, crest and motto in a rococo cartouche and R over L * M on the base for Robert and Mary (Thong) Livingston.
- Cann, c 1760
h: 4 3/4"
wt: 16 oz, 4 dwt
Engraved C over PL
- Sauce boat, c 1760
wt: 11 oz
Engraved M * TE for Mary (Gurney) Ten Eyck.
- Teapot, c 1765
w: 9 3/4"
wt: 19 oz, 10 dwt
- Apple corer, c 1775
wt: 1.03 ounces
Thomas married Sarah Colgan, daughter of John Colgan and Mrs. John Colgan, after 18 Dec 1761 in New York City NY.