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American Silversmiths

Francis Richardson
(abt 1653-1688)
Rebecca Hayward
(1658-1705)
Francis Richardson
(1681-1729)
Elizabeth Growden
(1680-1714)
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Joseph Richardson
(1711-1784)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Hannah Worrell
2. Mary Allen

Joseph Richardson

  • Born: 28 Sep 1711, Philadelphia PA
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Worrell on 13 Aug 1741 in Chester PA
  • Marriage (2): Mary Allen on 14 Apr 1748 in Philadelphia PA
  • Died: 1784, Philadelphia PA

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Punch ladle, c 1735-1745
    Yale University
    l: 15 3/16
    wt: 7 oz, 15 dwt

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  • Sugar bowl and cover, 1736
    Private Collection
    h: 3"
    w: 4"
    wt: 11 oz, 5 dwt
    Engraved P over O L for Oswald and Lydia (Robinson) Peel.

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  • Salver, 1739
    Private Collection
    d: 9 3/4"
    wt: 21 oz, 15 dwt
    Engraved M E on back for Mary (Heath) Emlen.

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  • Page from day book, 1744-1748
    Historical Society Pennsylvania 32
  • Advertised in the Pennsylvania Gazette (Philadelphia PA), 1744-1784, as goldsmith. 3

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  • Coffeepot and sugar bowl, c 1754
    Historical Society Pennsylvania 20
    h: 11" (coffepot)
    Made for the wedding of Sarah Shoemaker and engraved with her cypher.
  • Master to William Young abt 1755 in Philadelphia PA. 1

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  • Salver, c 1755-1760
    Moore Collection at Providence College
    h: 1 1/16"
    w: 8 1/16"
    wt: 11.2 oz
    Engraved ERR in a mirror cipher for Francis and Rebecca Rawle.

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  • Teapot, c 1755-1760
    Private Collection
    h: 5 1/2"
    wt: 19 oz
    Engraved HEL for Hannah (Emlen) Logan.

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  • Tea kettle, c 1760
    Yale University 20
    h: 14 3/4"
    Engraved with Plumstead arms and made for the widow of Clement Plumstead, mayor of Philadelphia

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  • Goldsmith's scales, c 1760
    Historic Deerfield 3
    Imported from England and labeled by Richardson for re-sale. This set belonged to John Russell of Deerfield CT.
  • Advertised in 1763 (Philadelphia PA), with Philip Syng the sale "at their Houses" of the shop goods of Philip Huber, Jr., goldsmith. 10

Joseph married Hannah Worrell on 13 Aug 1741 in Chester PA. (Hannah Worrell was born on 17 Dec 1715 in Chester PA and died in 1747 in Philadelphia PA.)


Joseph next married Mary Allen on 14 Apr 1748 in Philadelphia PA. (Mary Allen was born on 26 Jun 1716 in Philadelphia PA and died in 1787 in Philadelphia PA.)




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