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American Silversmiths

William Greene
(1784-1854)
Abigail Reynolds
(1794-1889)
William Chaplin Greene
(1826-1914)

 

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Mary Amanda Wightman

William Chaplin Greene

  • Born: 19 Aug 1826, East Greenwich RI
  • Marriage: Mary Amanda Wightman on 4 Nov 1850 in Providence RI
  • Died: 3 Feb 1914, Providence RI

  General notes:

Jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • Apprenticed from 1845 to 1848 to Allen Brown in Providence RI
  • He worked from 1848 to 1849 as a jeweler in Providence RI as a journeyman in his master's shop.
  • He was a partner from 1849 to 1853 with Nathan Fuller Mathewson in Providence RI as MATHEWSON & GREENE, with a shop at the corner of Westminster and Eddy Street.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Providence RI, listed as a jeweler.
  • He was a partner from 1854 to 1862 with John Tyler Mauran in Providence RI as GREENE, MAURAN & Co.
  • He was a partner from 1866 to 1868 with Alfred A. Bliss in Providence RI as GREENE & BLISS, with a shop on Pine Street.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Providence RI, listed as a manufacturing jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Providence RI, listed as a manufacturing jeweler.

William married Mary Amanda Wightman, daughter of Daniel Wightman and Charlotte Chase, on 4 Nov 1850 in Providence RI. (Mary Amanda Wightman was born on 10 Oct 1823 in Warwick RI and died on 23 Aug 1895.)




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