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American Silversmiths

Francis Swan
(1751-aft 1792)
Abigail Elliott
(1757-1840)
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Benjamin Moody Swan
(1792-1867)

 

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Hannah Smith

Benjamin Moody Swan

  • Born: 15 Jan 1792, Haverhill MA
  • Marriage: Hannah Smith on 16 Oct 1812 in Augusta ME
  • Died: Dec 1867, Augusta ME

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark

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  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked from circa 1815 to 1840 as a silversmith in Augusta ME
  • Advertised in the Augusta Currier (Augusta ME), 14 Sep 1831, announcing that he had taken the shop recently occupied by Jacob Hooper, opposite the Post Office. 3
  • Advertised in the Kennebec Journal (Augusta ME), 29 Sep 1831, announcing that he had taken the shop recently occupied by Jacob Hooper, opposite the Post Office. 3

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  • Watch paper, c 1835
    Private Collection

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  • He was a partner from circa 1840 to 1865 with Moses Moody Swan in Augusta ME as B. & M. M. SWAN. 4

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  • Alternate Mark for B. & M. M. SWAN.

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  • Watch paper for B. & M. M. SWAN, c 1845
    American Antiquarian Society
  • Advertised in the Kennebec Journal (Augusta ME), 30 Oct 1846, his new location at the corner of Water and Oak Streets. 3
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Augusta ME, listed as a watchmaker.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Augusta ME, listed as a jeweler.

Benjamin married Hannah Smith on 16 Oct 1812 in Augusta ME. (Hannah Smith was born about 1796 in Hallowell ME.)




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