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American Silversmiths

Eleazer Conant
(1751-1819)
Eunice Storrs
(1750-)
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Shubael Conant
(1783-1867)

 

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Shubael Conant

  • Born: 1 Aug 1783, Mansfield Center CT
  • Died: 17 Jul 1867, Detroit MI

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • Apprenticed from 1793 to 1796 to Nathan Storrs in Northampton MA 1
  • He worked from 1800 to 1804 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Middlebury VT 3
  • Advertised in the The Farmer's Museum and Political Observatory, abt 1804, informing the public that ". . . he continues to carry on the Goldsmith's business in all its branches. Keeps constantly for sale, Clocks, Watches, Gold Beads and Silver Spoons and Gold and Silver work." 3
  • He worked from 14 Aug 1804 to 1807 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Walpole NH 3
  • Advertised in the The Farmer's Museum and Political Observatory, 21 May 1807, offering ". . . Silver Table Tea Spoons of his own manufacture." 3
  • Advertised in the Political Observatory, 22 May 1807, informing public to call and settle accounts as he was leaving town. 3
  • 1807: went West and settled in Detroit 3
  • Detroit MI, 1837: founded and served as the first president of the Detroit Anti-Slavery Society.



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