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American Silversmiths

John Blackman
(1746-1824)
Diama Seeley
(1751-1785)
Oliver Clark
(1759-1836)
Betsey Starr
(1767-1818)
John Starr Blackman
(1777-1851)
Laura Clark
(1783-1864)
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John Clark Blackman
(1807-1872)

 

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Betsey Bishop

John Clark Blackman

  • Born: 11 Sep 1807, Danbury CT
  • Marriage: Betsey Bishop
  • Died: 8 Dec 1872, Bridgeport CT

  General notes:

Silversmith and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark

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  • Alternate Mark

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  • Watch paper, c 1835
    Private Collection
  • He worked before 1837 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Danbury CT

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  • He was a partner in 1837 with ? Warner in Bridgeport CT as BLACKMAN & WARNER.

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  • He was a partner from about 1849 to 1858 with Frederick Starr Blackman in Bridgeport CT as J. C. & F. S. BLACKMAN. The partnership is not listed in directories and the brothers maintained their seperate shops. 4
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Bridgeport CT, listed as a watch and jewelry merchant.

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  • He worked from about 1859 to 1870 as a silversmith in Bridgeport CT as J. C. BLACKMAN & Co 4
  • Advertised in the Bangor Daily Whig and Courier (Bangor ME), 18 May 1861, as part of a group endorsement of the Waltham Watch Company.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Bridgeport CT, listed as a watchmaker and jeweler.

John married Betsey Bishop. (Betsey Bishop was born on 27 May 1810 in Danbury CT and died on 3 May 1905.)




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