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American Silversmiths

Barent Dubois
(1693-1750)
Jacomyntje Dubois
(1693-1760)
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Abraham Dubois
(1738-1807)

 

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Elizabeth Preston

Abraham Dubois

  • Born: 16 Nov 1738, Pittsgrove NJ
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Preston on 1 Dec 1761 in Pittsgrove NJ
  • Died: 23 Oct 1807, Philadelphia PA

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark

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  • Alternate Mark
  • Advertised in the Pennsylvania Evening Post, 20 May 1777, announcing "Abraham Dubois has for sale at his house in Second street, four doors below Arch street, . . . some very neat gold and silver watches, neat gold lockets, and different kinds of silver work and jewellery." 4
  • He worked from 1785 to 1804 as a silversmith in Philadelphia PA listed in city directories. 4

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  • Teapot, c 1785-1795
    Yale University 13
    h: 11 3/8"
    w: 3 3/8" (base)
    wt: 26 oz, 3 dwt
    Together with a matching creamer and sugar bowl, reputedly made for Aaron Burr.
  • He was a partner from 1805 to 1807 with Abraham Dubois in Philadelphia PA listed in city directories. 4
  • Philadelphia PA, 7 Nov 1807: will proved, in which he bequeathed all his silversmith tools to son Abraham. His business was continued until 1813 by his widow. 4

Abraham married Elizabeth Preston, daughter of Isaac Preston and Elizabeth Dare, on 1 Dec 1761 in Pittsgrove NJ. (Elizabeth Preston was born about 1740 in Ulster NY and died on 12 Jan 1812.)




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