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American Silversmiths

Joel Mead
(abt 1785-1838)
Lucy Langdon
(1789-1883)
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Almon Ainsworth Mead
(1823-1887)

 

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Almon Ainsworth Mead

  • Born: 24 Dec 1823, Montpelier VT
  • Died: 12 Jun 1887, Montpelier VT

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Montpelier VT, listed as a jeweler.

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  • Watch paper for PHINNEY & MEAD, c 1850
    American Antiquarian Society

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  • Tradecard, c 1855
    Private Collection
  • He worked from 1857 to 1887 as a silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker in Montpelier VT from a shop "At the Sign of the Big Watch" first at 15 State Street and after 1870, at 25 State Street. At his death, he had been in business longer than any other merchant in the town. 4
  • Advertised in the Bangor Daily Whig and Courier (Bangor ME), 18 May 1861, as part of a group endorsement of the Waltham Watch Company.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Montpelier VT, listed as a retired jewelry manufacturer.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Montpelier VT, listed as a jeweler.

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  • Tradecard, c 1880
    Private Collection



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