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Frances Biddle

Thomas Cresson Garrett

  • Born: 30 Mar 1805, Philadelphia PA
  • Marriage: Frances Biddle on 8 Oct 1827 in Philadelphia PA
  • Died: 17 Nov 1888, Germantown PA

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • He was a partner from 1828 to 1835 with Phillip Garrett in Philadelphia PA as PHILIP GARRETT & SON 4

  • Receipt, 7 Aug 1835
    Winterthur Library
    For goods bought from DUBOSQ & BATON.

  • He worked from 1836 to 1860 as a silversmith and jeweler in Philadelphia PA with a shop at 712 and later 122 Chestnut Street.

  • Watch paper, c 1840
    Winterthur Library

  • He worked c 1840 as a box label in Winterthur Library
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Philadelphia PA, listed as a jeweler.
  • Served as corporal in Fiftieth Regiment, Company E of the Reading Light Infantry during Civil War
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Philadelphia PA, listed as a retired jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Philadelphia PA, listed as a gentleman.

Thomas married Frances Biddle, daughter of John Biddle and Elizabeth Canby, on 8 Oct 1827 in Philadelphia PA. (Frances Biddle was born on 29 Nov 1803 in Philadelphia PA and died on 5 Sep 1873 in Germantown PA.)

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