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American Silversmiths

Asa Peabody
(1718-1788)
Mary Prentice
(1725-)
John Tyng Peabody
(1756-1822)
Catherine Jessup
(abt 1760-)
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John Peabody
(1792-1850)

 

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Julia Booth

John Peabody

  • Born: 28 Sep 1792, Wilmington NC
  • Marriage: Julia Booth on 11 Feb 1825 in Wilmington NC
  • Died: 4 Jul 1850, Nashville TN

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked from 1823 to 1836 as a silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker in Fayetteville NC having acquired the stock and trade of Alvan Wilcox. His advertisements listed an elegant assortment of watches, clocks, jewelry, silver, and fancy hardware.
  • Advertised on 3 Oct 1825 (Fayetteville NC), asking those who had left watches with A. Wilcox for repair to call for them before January 1. 3
  • Advertised in the North Carolina Journal (Fayetteville NC), 13 Dec 1826-7 Feb 1827, offering for sale watches and jewelry. 3
  • He was a partner from 1836 to 1837 with John Campbell in Nashville TN as PEABODY & CAMPBELL. 41
  • He worked from 1837 to 1839 as a silversmith in Nashville TN
  • He was a partner from 1839 to 1841 with Calvin Guiteau in Nashville TN as PEABODY & GUITEAU with a shop at the "Sign of the Spectacles and Watch, on the public square. 41
  • He worked from 1841 to 1843 as a silversmith in Nashville TN

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  • He was a partner from 1843 to 1847 with Thomas Gowdey in Nashville TN as GOWDEY & PEABODY from a shop "at the sign of the spectacles and watch on the Public Square." 41
  • He worked from 1848 to 1850 as a silversmith in Nashville TN with a new shop on Union Street between College and Cherry.

John married Julia Booth on 11 Feb 1825 in Wilmington NC.




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