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American Silversmiths

Joseph Roberts
(1789-)
Harriet Smith
(1794-)
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Edwin Morrison Roberts
(1819-)

 

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Mary Ann Cowles

Edwin Morrison Roberts

  • Born: 1819, East Hartford CT
  • Christened: 4 Apr 1819, East Hartford CT
  • Marriage: Mary Ann Cowles on 17 Sep 1844 in East Hartford CT

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked from 1860 to 1879 as a silversmith in East Hartford CT as E. M. ROBERTS & Co., having bought out the business of his old master. Listed in the 1861 city directory as silver spoon makers with a shop at 20 State Street.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Hartford CT, listed as a silversmith.
  • He was a partner from 1880 to 1890 with Joseph Roberts and Wallace Kenyon in Hartford CT as E. M. ROBERTS & SON. At the firm's failure, its assets and factory were taken over by WILLIAM ROGERS MANUFACTURING Co.
  • Advertised in the Hartford City Directory (Hartford CT), 1880, as "Manufacturer of Solid Silver and Plated Ware of All Kinds, Old Ware Replated, Hollow Ware Repaired."
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Hartford CT, listed as a spoon maker.

Edwin married Mary Ann Cowles on 17 Sep 1844 in East Hartford CT. (Mary Ann Cowles was born about 1825 in East Hartford CT.)




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