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American Silversmiths

John Bowlby Palmer
(abt 1764-1825)
Sarah Rich
(abt 1768-1858)
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John C. Palmer
(abt 1800-1893)

 

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Mary Ann Hampton

John C. Palmer

  • Born: abt 1800, Rowan NC
  • Marriage: Mary Ann Hampton on 16 Oct 1827 in Salisbury NC
  • Died: 1893, Raleigh NC

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:


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  • Apprenticed about 1813 to John Y. Savage in Raleigh NC 25
  • He worked from circa 1821 to 1827 as a silversmith and jeweler in Raleigh NC 25
  • He worked in 1827 as a silversmith and jeweler in Oxford NC 25
  • He worked in 1827 as a silversmith and jeweler in Haywood NC 25
  • He worked from 1828 to 1830 as a silversmith and jeweler in Salisbury NC 25
  • He worked from 1832 to 1840 as a silversmith and jeweler in Oxford NC 25
  • Advertised in the Carolina Watchman, 9 Aug 1834, the opening of a branch office in Corcord to be run by Mr. Bagby of Lynchburg VA. 25
  • He worked from 1840 to 1847 as a silversmith, jeweler, and daguerreotypist in Raleigh NC 25
  • Advertised in the Western Carolinian (Salisbury NC), 23 Oct 1840, announcing his intention to sell at auction his household goods in preperation for his return to Raleigh. 25

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  • He was a partner from 1847 to 1855 with Walter J. Ramsay in Raleigh NC as PALMER & RAMSAY.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Raleigh NC, listed as a jeweler.
  • He worked from 1855 to 1889 as a silversmith, jeweler, and daguerreotypist in Raleigh NC 25
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Raleigh NC, listed as a jeweler.

John married Mary Ann Hampton, daughter of William Hampton and Mary Brandon, on 16 Oct 1827 in Salisbury NC. (Mary Ann Hampton was born on 5 Dec 1810 in Salisbury NC and died on 13 Aug 1871 in Raleigh NC.)




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