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American Silversmiths

Elisha Welles
(abt 1724-1780)
Lydia Deming
(1732-)
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Lemuel Welles
(1763-)

 

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Lemuel Welles

  • Born: 3 Jul 1763, Hartford CT

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:


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  • He worked c 1790 as a silversmith and jeweler in New York City NY 4
  • Advertised in the New-York Daily Advertiser (New York City NY), 19 Jun 1793,
    ". . . just received, and is now opening for sale, an assortment of Watches and Jewellery, Silver, plated, and Hardware....He manufactures, and now has for sale a variety of articles made of the beautiful cylindre-shell; Viz. Ladies bracelets, rosettees, hat and Cestus buckles and clasps, hat pins, sleeve buttons, coat and vest buttons....Orders strictly attended to and executed with dispatch."
  • He was a partner from 1794 to 1795 with Horace Welles in New York City NY as L & H WELLS, with a shop at 158 Pearl Street. 4
  • He worked from circa 1795 to 1803 as a silversmith and jeweler in New York City NY as L. WELLS & Co after 1798. 4
  • He was a partner from 1803 to 1807 with John Taylor in New York City NY as WELLS, TAYLOR & Co. 4



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