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American Silversmiths

John Osgood
(1712-1775)
Huldah Frye
(1737-1805)
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John Osgood
(1770-1840)

 

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Sarah Porter

John Osgood

  • Born: 20 Jun 1770, Andover MA
  • Marriage: Sarah Porter on 4 May 1797 in Haverhill NH
  • Died: 29 Jun 1840, Haverhill NH

  General notes:

Silversmith and clockmaker

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark mark also used by son.

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  • Alternate Mark mark also used by son.
  • He worked from circa 1795 to 1817 as a silversmith and clockmaker in Haverhill NH well known as a silversmith and maker of clocks. His shop "had two rooms, the front one a salesroom and the rear one a work shop where was a forge for melting the brass for the clocks, and the old Spanish dollars for the spoons, shoe and knee buckles." 3
  • Appointed after 1795 as Sealer of Weights and Measures in Haverhill NH
    He was later appointed Town Clerk and Treasurer 3

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  • Clock, c 1800
    Private Collection
    photo courtesy of Gary R. Sullivan Antiques Inc.

John married Sarah Porter on 4 May 1797 in Haverhill NH. (Sarah Porter was born on 27 Apr 1777 in Haverhill NH and died on 5 Feb 1859 in Haverhill NH.)




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