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American Silversmiths

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Artemas W. Stearns
(1816-)

 

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Lydia Searles

Artemas W. Stearns

  • Born: 11 Mar 1816, Hill NH
  • Marriage: Lydia Searles on 5 Mar 1843 in Methuen MA

  General notes:

Merchant

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark

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  • He worked as a peddler from 1840 to 1843
    Traveling through the country selling silverware, spectacles, razors, dress silks, &c from two tin trunks. He always carried the finest goods to be found in the market and would also take orders for shawls or anything the buyer wanted and bring it with him on his next trip. He also did the engraving on all the silverware which he sold.
  • He worked from 1843 to 1846 as a merchant in Methuen MA
  • He worked after 1846 as a merchant in Lawrence MA
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Lawrence MA, listed as a trader.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Lawrence MA, listed as a trader.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Lawrence MA, listed as a dry goods dealer.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Lawrence MA, listed as a dry goods merchant.

Artemas married Lydia Searles on 5 Mar 1843 in Methuen MA. (Lydia Searles was born on 15 Mar 1811 in Hillsboro NH.)




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