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American Silversmiths

Josiah Gould
(1768-1822)
Abigail Williams
(1771-1822)
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James Gould
(1795-1874)

 

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Elizabeth Leach

James Gould

  • Born: 5 Apr 1795, Beverly MA
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Leach on 3 Dec 1817 in Beverly MA
  • Died: 15 Jan 1874, Boston MA

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • He was a partner from 1816 to 1821 with Hugh Gelston in Baltimore MD as GELSON & GOULD. Their business listed at the corner of Baltimore and South Charles Streets in 1817. The partnership was ended March 30, 1821. 30
  • He worked from 1821 to 1855 as a silversmith and jeweler in Baltimore MD opening a jewelry and watch and clock shop at 189 Market Street, moving the next year to 202 1/2 Baltimore Street. 30
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Baltimore MD, listed as a merchant.

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  • He was a partner from 1855 to 1858 with Abel Stowell and William H. Ward in Baltimore MD as GOULD, STOWELL & WARD, a watch and clockmaking establishment at 168 Baltimore Street. 30

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  • Melon bowl, c 1855
    Private Collection
    h: 5 1/2"
    w: 9”
    Marked GOULD, STOWELL & WARD / 10.2

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  • He was a partner from 1858 to 1864 with William H. Ward in Baltimore MD as GOULD & WARD, continuing at 168 Baltimore Street. 30

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  • Advertised in the The Great Railway Celebrations of 1857 by Wm Prescott Smith, 1858,
  • He worked from 1864 to 1868 as a silversmith and jeweler in Baltimore MD with shop at 169 Baltimore Street. 30
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Baltimore MD, listed as a retired merchant.

James married Elizabeth Leach on 3 Dec 1817 in Beverly MA. (Elizabeth Leach was born on 8 Jan 1797 in Beverly MA and died on 10 Mar 1859 in Baltimore MD.)




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