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American Silversmiths

John Caverley Adams Strong
(1799-1870)
Deborah Lester Clark
(1803-1885)
David Strong
(1825-1914)

 

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David Strong

  • Born: 17 Aug 1825, Chatham CT
  • Died: 29 Apr 1914, Winsted CT

  General notes:

Silverplater

  Events in his life were:

  • He was a partner from 1856 to 1866 with Clark Strong and A. H. Markham in East Hampton CT as MARKHAM & STRONG, manufacturers of plated coffin hardware.
  • He worked from 1866 to 1900 as a silverplater in Winsted CT having bought out his former partners and moved the firm, renaming it STRONG MANUFACURING Co. The firm was well known for the high quality of its products and supplied the solid gold and silver trimmings for President Grant's Coffin.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Winchester CT, listed as the president of STRONG MANUFACTURING.



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