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Isaac Lewis
(abt 1781-)
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Isaac Chauncey Lewis


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Harriet Pomeroy

Isaac Chauncey Lewis

  • Born: 19 Oct 1812, Wallingford CT
  • Marriage: Harriet Pomeroy on 11 May 1836
  • Died: 7 Dec 1893, Meriden CT

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

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  • Apprenticed from 1827 to 1831 to Hiram Yale in Wallingford CT
  • He worked from 1831 to 1875 as a pewtersmith in Meriden CT
    For the first two years, he worked as a journeyman for his brother's firm, LEWIS & HOLT.

  • Coffeepot, c 1840-1850
    Yale University
    h: 10"

  • Teapot, c 1845
    Private Collection
    h: 7 7/8"
    d: 5 3/4"
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Meriden CT, listed as a manufacturer. Also enumerated in his household were the pewtersmiths
    Daniel B. Wells
    Friend C Booth
    William Lizer
    Joseph Addice
    Miles Clark
    Austin Phelps
    Caleb Francis
    Nelson Cornwall
    Charles Bow

  • Teapot by LEWIS & COWLES, c 1855
    Winterthur Library
    h: 11 1/2"
    d: 4 1/2" (at belly)
  • He was a partner from 1856 to 1858 with Lemuel Curtis in Meriden CT as LEWIS & CURTIS.
  • Master to Daniel B. Wells c 1858 in Meriden CT.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Meriden CT, listed as a manufacturer.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Meriden CT, listed as a retired britannia manufacturer.

Isaac married Harriet Pomeroy, daughter of Noah Pomeroy and Nancy Merriman, on 11 May 1836. (Harriet Pomeroy was born on 27 Mar 1817 in Meriden CT and died on 21 Feb 1899.)

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