Daniel Van Voorhis
- Born: 30 Aug 1751, Oyster Bay NY
- Christened: 15 Sep 1751, Wolver Hollow NY
- Marriage: Mrs. Catherine Richards on 28 Feb 1775 in Brooklyn NY
- Died: 10 Jun 1824, Brooklyn NY
Events in his life were:
- He worked from 1782 to 1784 as a gold- and silversmith in Princeton NJ 4
- Beakers, c 1782-1784
One (left) unmarked. Engraved DMP.
- Advertised in the New Jersey Gazette (Princeton NJ), 1782, 4
- He was a partner from 1784 to 1785 with Simeon A. Bayley and William Coley in New York City NY as VAN VOORHIS, BAYLEY & COLEY. 4
- Advertised in the Independent Journal or General Advertiser (New York City NY), 1784-1785, firm of VAN VOORHIS, BAYLEY & COLEY, ". . . real manufacturers in gold & silver." 4
- Advertised on 27 Apr 1785 (New York City NY), dissolution of firm of VAN VOORHIS, BAYLEY, COLEY & COX. 4
- Advertised on 9 Jul 1785 (New York City NY), dissolution of firm of VAN VOORHIS, BAYLEY & COLEY. 4
- He was a partner from 1785 to 1787 with William Coley in New York City NY as VAN VOORHIS & COLEY from shop at 27 Hanover Square.
- Alternate Mark for VAN VOORHIS & COLEY
- Advertised in the New York Daily Advertiser (New York City NY), 1785, for partnership of VAN VOORHIS & COLEY, manufacturing jewelers and goldsmiths. 4
- Vermont copper penny, 1786
Produced by partnership of COLEY & VAN VOORHIS. Die cut by William Coley and minting by Van Voorhis.
- He worked from 1787 to 1788 as a mint master in Rupert VT with William Coley. 4
- Tea caddy, c 1790
Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture
h: 4 1/2"
One of only two known caddys that have their original keys. The other, by Revere, is in the Bell Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
- Alternate Mark for VAN VOORHIS & SCHANCK.
- Covered sugar bowl by VAN VOORHEES & SCHANCK, c 1791
h: 8 1/2"
wt: 9.6 oz
- Presentation vase, 1795-1805
Engraved with bright-cut decoration and monogram "EE" for Elisabeth Elmendorph, possibly on the occasion of her marriage to Cornelius Ray.
- He was a partner from 1798 to 1802 with Thomas Richards in New York City NY first as VAN VOORHIS & SON, then VAN VOORHIS & RICHARDS. 4
- He was a partner in 1800 with Garret Schanck and ? McCall in New York City NY as VAN VOORHIS, SCHANCK & McCALL. 3
- Advertised in the Morning Chronicle (New York City NY), 11 Feb 1803, as a goldsmith and jeweler 4
- Appointed from 1805 to 1819 as Customhouse weigher in Brooklyn NY 4
Daniel married Mrs. Catherine Richards on 28 Feb 1775 in Brooklyn NY. (Mrs. Catherine Richards was born on 4 Jan 1758 and died in 1839.)