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American Silversmiths

Thomas Matson
Mary Read
(abt 1637-)
Robert Hanners
(-bef 1714)
Hannah Matson
(aft 1666-c 1732)
George Hanners
(1697-bef 1740)


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Rebecca Pierson

George Hanners

  • Born: 1697, Boston MA
  • Marriage: Rebecca Pierson on 28 Jul 1720 in Boston MA
  • Died: bef 31 May 1740, Boston MA

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  Events in his life were:

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  • Apprenticed from about 1710 to 1717 to Andrew Tyler in Boston MA 9

  • Cup, c 1720
    Yale University 13
    h: 4 1/16
    d: 3 3/16 (base)
    wt: 6 oz, 7 dwt
    Engraved The gift of Thomas Colyer to the Chorch (sic) of hool [Hull] 1720.
    The donor was the brother-in-law of Matthew Loring who gave similar cups, by William Cowell and unknown IP, to the church.
  • Advertised in the Boston News Letter (Boston MA), 11 Jul 1720, as "George Hannah, goldsmith at his House at the Dock-Head Boston." 3
  • Boston MA, 1740: in Suffolk Probate appears "Inventory of George Hanners Late of Boston Silver-Smith dec'ed Intestate." His tools were itemized and included "1 Belly Pott" anvil, a "Thimble Stamp" and "Death head stamp" for mourning rings. The estate, appraised by William Plafrey, John Simpson, and John Salter, was valued at £2670. 10

George married Rebecca Pierson on 28 Jul 1720 in Boston MA.

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