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American Silversmiths

Ebenezer Lord
(1729-1800)
Temperance Edgerton
(1738-1804)
Zephaniah Bliss
(1753-1827)
Temperance Lord
(1764-1830)
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John Bliss
(1795-1857)

 

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Abigail Williams

John Bliss

  • Born: 15 Jul 1795, Norwich CT
  • Marriage: Abigail Williams on 29 Sep 1830 in Brooklyn NY
  • Died: 15 Oct 1857, Brooklyn NY

  General notes:

Silversmith and clockmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked from circa 1830 to 1835 as a silversmith and jeweler in New York City NY with a shop at 135 Water Street.
  • He was a partner from 1835 to 1853 with Frederick Creighton in New York City NY as BLISS & CREIGHTON with a shop at 42 Fulton Street. By 1840, the firm was specializing in the production of chronometers and nautical instruments.
  • He was a partner from 1837 to 1839 with Samuel Lord Canfield and Stephen Hyer Palmer in New York City NY as CANFIELD, PALMER & BLISS, jewelery manufacturers and enamelers on gold. Shop at 8 Cortlandt till 1838, then at 6 Cortlandt.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Brooklyn NY, listed as a chronometer maker.
  • He was a partner from 1855 to 1857 with John Bliss in New York City NY as JOHN BLISS & SON.

John married Abigail Williams on 29 Sep 1830 in Brooklyn NY. (Abigail Williams was born in 1802 in Canaan NY and died in 1885 in Brooklyn NY.)




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