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Daniel Treadwell

  • Born: 10 Oct 1791, Ipswich MA
  • Marriage: Adeline Lincoln on 6 Oct 1831
  • Died: 26 Feb 1872, Cambridge MA

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Apprenticed from 1805 to 1807 to Isaac Dodge Treadwell in Newburyport MA
    Following is brother's failure, he went to Boston to train under Jesse Churchill.

  • He was a partner from circa 1810 to 1813 with Jesse Churchill in Boston MA as CHURCHILL & TREADWELL, with a shop at 88 Newbury Street in Boston. 4

  • Jug by CHURCHILL & TREADWELL, c 1810
    Private Collection
    h: 9 1/2"
    wt: 27.5 oz.
    Engraved "Benjamin and Judith Bussey"

  • Wine cooler, c 1813
    Mead Art Museum
    h: 9 9/16"
    w: 8 1/2"
    Engraved "Sepr 10th 1813 / Signalized our first triumph in squadron / A very superior British Force on Lake Erie / was entirely subdued by / Com. O. H. Perry / whose gallantry in action is equalled only / by his humility in victory"
  • Boston MA, 1813:
    Preferring to experiment with mechanical devices, he set aside his trade after the end of his partnership with Jesse Churchill. He patented a power printing press in 1826 and by 1835 had secured several patents for his machines for spinning hemp.
  • Appointed in 1829 as President of the Boston Mechanics Institute in Boston MA
  • Appointed from 1834 to 1845 as Rumford Professor at Harvard University, in Boston MA

Daniel married Adeline Lincoln on 6 Oct 1831. (Adeline Lincoln was born on 24 May 1804 in Hingham MA and died on 27 May 1885 in Boston MA.)

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