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American Silversmiths

John Kennimore Straker
(1817-1884)
Elizabeth Harper
(Between 1818-)
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Joseph Edward Straker
(1842-1912)

 

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Elizabeth Otley

Joseph Edward Straker

  • Born: 26 Mar 1842, London England
  • Christened: 14 May 1842
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Otley in London England
  • Died: 1 Feb 1912, North Attleboro MA

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked from 1865 to 1905 as a silversmith in Providence RI
    He signed indenture papers in London to work as a silversmith and was advanced $101.45 to defray moving expenses. He worked primarily as a chaser and designer in the experimental projects department. He was awarded a Gold Medal at the 1900 Paris Exposition.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Providence RI, listed as a silversmith.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Providence RI, listed as a journeyman silversmith.

Joseph married Elizabeth Otley in London England. (Elizabeth Otley was born on 18 Mar 1844 in London England and died in 1925.)




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