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American Silversmiths

John Avery
(1705-1789)
Anne Stanton
(1708-1750)
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John Avery
(1732-1794)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Experience Stanton

2. Mary Parke

John Avery

  • Born: 6 Dec 1732, Preston CT
  • Marriage (1): Experience Stanton on 14 Apr 1770 in Preston CT
  • Marriage (2): Mary Parke on 22 Jan 1752 in Preston CT
  • Died: 23 Jul 1794, Preston CT

  General notes:

Silversmith and clockmaker

  Events in his life were:


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  • He worked from 1765 to 1794 as a silversmith, clockmaker and engraver in Preston CT
    Originally a farmer, ill health forced a change of occupation. Known for his mechanical ability and skill at clockmaking. His shop employed seven journeymen and apprentices. Served on various committees during the Revolution. 3

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  • Clock face, c 1785-1794
    Private Collection
    h: 16"
    w: 12"
    Silvered brass. Made for a clock by Reuben Ingraham of Plainfield, it is one of the only faces signed by the engraver.

John married Experience Stanton on 14 Apr 1770 in Preston CT. (Experience Stanton was born in 1744 in Preston CT.)


John next married Mary Parke on 22 Jan 1752 in Preston CT. (Mary Parke was born on 18 Feb 1733 in Preston CT and died on 14 Jan 1769 in Preston CT.)




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