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Hertilla Taylor

Christopher Burr

  • Born: 19 May 1787, Providence RI
  • Marriage: Hertilla Taylor on 21 Mar 1815 in Providence RI
  • Died: 3 Feb 1884, Providence RI

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

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  • He worked after 1818 as a silversmith and jeweler in Providence RI
    Listed in the 1824, 1835, and 1844 city directories with a shop over 73 North Main Street.
  • Advertised in the Providence Annual Advertiser (Providence RI), 21 Jan 1824, that he "attends personally to the manufacture or repairing of most articles in the Gold and Silversmith line and executes Engravings, Gold Cyphers and Hair work in a superior manner." 3
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Providence RI, liated as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Providence RI, listed as a retired jeweler.

Christopher married Hertilla Taylor, daughter of William Taylor and Elizabeth Andrews, on 21 Mar 1815 in Providence RI. (Hertilla Taylor was born on 25 Aug 1793 in Providence RI and died on 9 Jul 1879 in Providence RI.)

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