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American Silversmiths

Reverend Samuel Drowne
(1721-1770)
Sarah Reed
(abt 1722-1784)
Samuel Drowne
(1749-1815)
Mary Pickering
(1743-1841)
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Thomas Pickering Drowne
(1783-1849)

 

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Mehitable Cutts Appleton

Thomas Pickering Drowne

  • Born: 29 Jun 1783, Portsmouth NH
  • Marriage: Mehitable Cutts Appleton on 1 Nov 1806 in Portsmouth NH
  • Died: 3 Jun 1849, Philadelphia PA

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • Portsmouth Directories show he was Town Clerk, 1817; Clerk of U. S. Bank in Portsmouth; Cashier of People's Bank in Bangor. Took over father's business in 1804. Deeds from 1810 to 1817 consistently refer to him as gold- and silversmith or just goldsmith. 3
  • Advertised in the New Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth NH), 1810-1812, for two apprentices to gold- and silversmith's business and "continues gold and silversmith's business and has taken over Joseph Clark's stock of gold." 3
  • Advertised in the New Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth NH), 1814, after severe loss in fire of 1813, announced move into ". . . a temporary building on his former stand . . . carries on his gold and silversmith's business." 3
  • Advertised in the New Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth NH), 1815, announcing new shop in Daniel Street " . . . .happy to execute orders in the gold and silversmith's line." 3

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  • Cream ladle, c 1810
    Private Collection
    l: 7 1/2"
  • Obituary printed in the New Hampshire Gazette on 12 Jun 1849
    Noting his death in Philadelphia on June 3, age 67.

Thomas married Mehitable Cutts Appleton on 1 Nov 1806 in Portsmouth NH. (Mehitable Cutts Appleton was born in 1774 in Portsmouth NH.)




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