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American Silversmiths

Samuel Canfield
(1727-1766)
Mary Bassett
(1736-)
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Samuel Canfield
(1756-1814)

 

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Mehitable Lord

Samuel Canfield

  • Born: 13 Jul 1756, Derby CT
  • Marriage: Mehitable Lord on 24 Feb 1783 in Middletown CT
  • Died: Sep 1814, Albany NY

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked from 1780 to 1801 as a silversmith in Middletown CT 4
  • Appointed on 23 Apr 1787 as Quartermaster of 2nd Brigade in Middletown CT by order of General Sage with notice appearing that day in Middletown Gazette. 3
  • Appointed in 1787 as Sheriff in Middletown CT
  • Advertised on 17 Mar 1792 (Middletown CT), ". . . Gold and silversmith business carried on at his shop about Ten Rods south of the Town House." 3
  • He was a partner from 1795 to 1796 with William Foote in Middletown CT 3
  • He worked from 1801 to 1805 as a silversmith in Lansingburgh NY 4
  • He worked c 1807 as a silversmith in Schaghticoke NY 4

Samuel married Mehitable Lord on 24 Feb 1783 in Middletown CT. (Mehitable Lord was born on 31 Jan 1758 in Old Saybrook CT and died on 31 Jul 1797 in Middletown CT.)




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