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American Silversmiths

Ezekiel Burr
(1739-1777)
Alice Whipple
(1744-1784)
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Ezekiel Burr
(1765-1846)

 

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Lydia Yates

Ezekiel Burr

  • Born: 14 Apr 1765, Providence RI
  • Marriage: Lydia Yates on 9 Jul 1786 in Bristol RI
  • Died: 15 May 1846, Providence RI
  • Buried: May 1846, Providence RI

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  • He was a partner from 1792 to 1810 with William C. Burr in Providence RI as E. & W. BURR
  • Advertised in the Providence Gazette (Providence RI), 8 Dec 1792, reporting partnership with his brother will carry on "the Business of Gold and Silversmith in its various branches a few doors south of the Baptist Meeting House."
  • Advertised in the United States Gazette (Providence RI), 3 Jan 1793, with his brother William, "Informs the public that they carry on the business of gold- and silversmiths in its various branches a few doors south of the Baptist Meeting House, and directly opposite Capt. Richard Jackson's where they have for sale; silver spoons of different kinds and sizes, gold necklaces and a variety of plated buckles." 8
  • He worked from 1811 to 1814 as a silversmith in Providence RI
  • He was a partner from 1815 to 1819 with Samuel W. Lee in Providence RI as BURR & LEE. 3
  • Advertised in the Providence Patriot (Providence RI), 6 Nov 1819, dissolution of firm. 3
  • He worked after 1819 as a silversmith in Providence RI
    Listed in the 1824 city directory with shop at 5 Benefit Street. Not listed in the 1835 edition.

Ezekiel married Lydia Yates, daughter of Samuel Yates and Mary Melville, on 9 Jul 1786 in Bristol RI. (Lydia Yates was born on 13 May 1760 in Newport RI, died on 22 Dec 1852 in Providence RI and was buried in Dec 1852 in Providence RI.)




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