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Jacob Jennings

  • Born: 5 Dec 1739, Fairfield CT
  • Marriage: Grace Parker on 14 Jan 1762 in Fairfield CT
  • Died: 1817, Norwalk CT

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  Events in his life were:

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    Tentative attribution per Winterthur
  • Jennings was one of 39 men listed as having served in the North Guard in defense of Norwalk during the Revolution. Inventory of his estate mentions a number of silversmith's tools. 3
  • Advertised in the Boston Gazette (Boston MA), 1763, items stolen from his shop when it was "broke open"— a cream pot, buttons, buckles, and dozens of silver spoons. ". . . the Subscriber, living in Norwalk, in the Colony of Connecticut," at southeast corner of Main St. and North Ave. 3
  • He worked from circa 1763 to 1810 as a silversmith in Norwalk CT
  • Master to Isaac Marquand 1780-1787 in Norwalk CT. 1

Jacob married Grace Parker on 14 Jan 1762 in Fairfield CT. (Grace Parker was born in 1741 in Fairfield CT.)

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