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American Silversmiths

Jacob Stockman
(1764-1832)
Susan Spooner
(1767-1830)
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Jacob Stockman
(1791-1871)

 

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Harriet Starr

Jacob Stockman

  • Born: 22 Mar 1791, New London CT
  • Marriage: Harriet Starr on 22 Oct 1824 in Hartford CT
  • Died: 1 Nov 1871, Philadelphia PA

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:


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  • He worked from circa 1819 to 1827 as a silversmith in Philadelphia PA specializing in gold and silver thimbles and pencil cases. Listed in the 1823 commercial directory at 46 Chestnut Street. 4

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  • He was a partner from 1828 to 1831 with Henry J. Pepper in Philadelphia PA as STOCKMAN & PEPPER. 4
  • Advertised in the Philadelphia City Directory (Philadelphia PA), 1828,
    STOCKMAN & PEPPER:
    No. 46, Chesnut Three doors above Second Street, Manufacturers of Gold and Silver everpointed and plain Pencil Cases
    Gold and Silver Thimbles
    Gold and Silver Pens.
    ALSO,
    New and highly approved Metallic Pens
    Silver Spoons—Jewellery, &c. &c.
    HAVE ON HAND AND KEEP CONSTANTLY FOR SALE, an extensive assortment of the above articles of their own manufacture, and also a good supply of Brittania, Plated and Blocktin Ware.
  • He worked from circa 1832 to 1855 as a silversmith and jeweler in Philadelphia PA 4
  • Master to George Platt Pilling abt 1835 in Philadelphia PA.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Philadelphia PA, listed as a pencil maker.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Philadelphia PA, listed as a trader.

Jacob married Harriet Starr on 22 Oct 1824 in Hartford CT. (Harriet Starr was born on 2 Dec 1802 in Hartford CT and died on 18 Jul 1878 in Philadelphia PA.)




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