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American Silversmiths

Washington Preston
(1798-1825)
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Lafayette Washington Preston
(1822-1884)

 

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Clarissa Sanford

Lafayette Washington Preston

  • Born: 3 Sep 1822, Concord NH
  • Marriage: Clarissa Sanford on 7 Nov 1848 in Castleton VT
  • Died: 4 Feb 1884, Castleton VT

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked from 8 Oct 1844 to 1878 as a silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker in Castleton VT purchased the business of C. D. Griswold. Where he learned silversmithing and watchmaking is unknown, but he was a skilled hand. He was also a proficient telegraph operator. He was still listed in directories in 1881. 16
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Castleton VT, listed as a goldsmith.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Castleton VT, listed as a jewelry dealer.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Castleton VT, listed as a jeweler and watchmaker.

Lafayette married Clarissa Sanford on 7 Nov 1848 in Castleton VT. (Clarissa Sanford was born on 7 Apr 1828 in Castleton VT and died on 27 Aug 1886 in Castleton VT.)




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