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American Silversmiths

Benjamin Pearce
(1781-1819)
Esther Hazard
(1780-1836)
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Walter Pearce
(1806-)

 

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Sarah Ann Slack

Walter Pearce

  • Born: 1806, Little Compton RI
  • Marriage: Sarah Ann Slack on 4 Jun 1831 in Norfolk VA

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked c 1831 as a silversmith and jeweler in Norfolk VA 44
  • He was a partner before 24 Jul 1833 with James H. Spratley in Norfolk VA
    The firm is only know by the dissolution notice of 24 July, announcing the Pearce had purchased Spratley's interest and would continue at the same location. 44
  • He worked from circa 1833 to 1842 as a silversmith and jeweler in Norfolk VA 44
  • Advertised on 4 Jan 1839 (Norfolk VA), that he ". . . still continues to manufacture silverware and jewelry of every description in the most fashionable style at his manufactory a few doors above the Virginia Bank." 44
  • He worked from circa 1844 to 1870 as a silversmith and jeweler in Mobile AL as WALTER PEARCE & Co. 44
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Mobile AL, listed as a jeweler.

Walter married Sarah Ann Slack, daughter of Joseph Slack and Mrs. Mary Slack, on 4 Jun 1831 in Norfolk VA.




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