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American Silversmiths

Joseph Munger
(1719-1805)
Naomi Needham
(1731-1824)
Joseph Munger
(1760-1823)
Hannah Fiske
(1759-)
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Asa Munger
(1778-1851)

 

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Polly Chapin

Asa Munger

  • Born: 1778, Granby MA
  • Marriage: Polly Chapin on 30 Sep 1801 in West Springfield MA
  • Died: 2 Mar 1851, Auburn NY

  General notes:

Silversmith and clockmaker

  Events in his life were:


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  • Shelf clock
    Private Collection
  • He worked c 1810 as a silversmith in Herkimer NY 8

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  • He was a partner from circa 1818 to 1820 with J. H. Benedict in Auburn NY as MUNGER & BENEDICT.

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  • Alternate Mark for MUNGER & BENEDICT
  • He worked from circa 1820 to 1833 as a silversmith and clockmaker in Auburn NY 1

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  • Receipt, 13 Jun 1826
    Winterthur Library
  • He worked from 1833 to 1839 as a clockmaker in Auburn NY
  • He was a partner from May 1833 to Nov 1833 with Thaddeus Benedict in Auburn NY as MUNGER & BENEDICT. The firm obtained a contract with the state of New York to use prison labor at Auburn State Prison to construct their clocks.
  • He was a partner c 1840 with Austin Erastus Munger in Auburn NY as A. MUNGER & SON.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Auburn NY, listed as a clockmaker.

Asa married Polly Chapin on 30 Sep 1801 in West Springfield MA. (Polly Chapin was born on 21 Jun 1778 in West Springfield MA.)




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