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Alfred Henry Huntington

  • Born: 25 Apr 1805, Addison VT
  • Marriage: Minerva Rowena Hill on 23 Feb 1830
  • Died: Feb 1872, Saint Albans VT

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • Apprenticed from 1821 to 1825 to Curtis & Dunning in Burlington VT 1
  • He worked from 1825 to 1834 as a watchmaker and jeweler in Saint Albans VT as a journeyman in the shop of Hiram Eaton. 8
  • Advertised in the The Franklin Journal (Saint Albans VT), 30 Oct 1834, his shop was one door north of J. R. Danforth's hotel, where he noted he was ready to attend to all calls in the clock, watch and jewelry line. He repaired all things in these departments in the best possible manner and kept on hand a general assortment of articles for sale including silver and plated spoons, clocks, watches, jewelry and most other articles of this nature.
  • He was a partner from 1842 to 1844 with ? Ames in Saint Albans VT 16
  • He worked from 1844 to 1849 as a watchmaker and jeweler in Saint Albans VT

  • Watch paper, c 1845
    American Antiquarian Society
  • He was a partner from 1849 to 1856 with Charles Wyman in Saint Albans VT as HUNTINGTON & WYMAN. Charles Wyman had served an apprenticeship with Foster Grow in Chelsea, Vermont, beginning in 1841. Six months after his time expired, he came to St. Albans and commenced working for A. H. Huntington. After two years as journeyman, he entered into partnership with Huntington. The partnership lasted for seven "pleasant and fairly profitable" years and in 1856 Mr. Huntington retired. Charles's brother, John Wyman, bought Huntington's interest and the new partnership commenced business under the name of C. & J. WYMAN. 16
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Saint Albans VT, listed as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Saint Albans VT, listed as a retired jeweler.

Alfred married Minerva Rowena Hill on 23 Feb 1830. (Minerva Rowena Hill was born about 1809 in Addison VT.)

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