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American Silversmiths

Simeon Holton
(1782-1858)
Olive Kendrick
(abt 1784-)
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Simeon Holton
(1822-1891)

 

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Spouses/Children:

Mrs. Lydia Holton

Simeon Holton

  • Born: 12 Jul 1822, Northfield MA
  • Marriage: Mrs. Lydia Holton about 1850 in Massachusetts
  • Died: 24 Jun 1891, Middlebury VT

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He was a partner from Aug 1850 to 1853 with Charles H. Carpenter in Middlebury VT as HOLTON & CARPENTER with a shop in the old stand on the bridge formerly occupied by John Dyar. Advertisements for gold & silver watches, fine silverware and table goods, tea sets, tea, table, and salt spoons, etc, ran in local papers through late 1851. 8
  • He worked from 1853 to 1881 as a silversmith, watchmaker, and jeweler in Middlebury VT with a new shop at No. 1 Brewer's Block. In 1858, he returned to a shop on the bridge and advertised watches and fine silver goods. In the Sheldon Museum is a watch by Holton made entirely of ivory. His son Everet began working with him in 1879. 8
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Middlebury VT, listed as a jeweler.

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  • Tradecard, c 1875
    Private Collection
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Middlebury VT, listed as a silversmith and jeweler.

Simeon married Mrs. Lydia Holton about 1850 in Massachusetts.




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