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Philip Syng
(1676-1739)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Abigail Murdoch

2. Hannah Welden

Philip Syng

  • Born: 1676, Ireland
  • Marriage (1): Abigail Murdoch in 1700 in Cork Ireland
  • Marriage (2): Hannah Welden in Sep 1724 in Cape May NJ
  • Died: 18 May 1739, Annapolis MD

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked from 1714 to 1723 as a silversmiith in Philadelphia PA 30
  • C 1715: made a flagon inscribed "The Gift of coll Robert Quary to Christ Church in Philadelphia this 29th 8br 1712." 4
  • Advertised in the American Weekly Mercury (Philadelphia PA), 1719-1721, "Tobacco Pipes Sold . . . by Richard Warder . . . Pipe Maker living under the same Roof with Philip Syng Gold Smith." 4
  • Master to Henry Pratt abt 1721 in Philadelphia PA. 8
  • He worked from 1723 to 1728 as a silversmith in Cape May NJ 30
  • He worked from 1730 to 1739 as a silversmith in Annapolis MD with a shop at 70 West Street in 1734. 30

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  • Marrow spoon
    Private Collection
    l: 7 5/8"

Philip married Abigail Murdoch in 1700 in Cork Ireland. (Abigail Murdoch was born about 1680 in Cork Ireland and died on 5 Nov 1714 in Philadelphia PA.)


Philip next married Hannah Welden in Sep 1724 in Cape May NJ. (Hannah Welden was born about 1683 in Yarmouth MA and died in 1728 in Cape May NJ.)




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