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Lemuel Lynch


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Lemuel Lynch

  • Born: 15 Apr 1808, Back Creek NC
  • Marriage: Margaret Palmer on 25 Sep 1828 in Hillsborough NC
  • Died: 19 Sep 1893, Hillsborough NC

  General notes:

Silversmith and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark
  • Hillsborough NC, 1828: after apprenticeship, purchased the stock and materials and rented tools of his master. 25
  • He worked from 1828 to 1832 as a silversmith in Greensboro NC 25
  • He worked from 1832 to 1834 as a silversmith in Concord NC 25
  • Advertised in the Hillborough Recorder (Orange NC), 2 Jul 1834, "WANTED: AS AN APPRENTICE to the Watch Making and Silversmith's trade, a boy fourteen or fifteen years of age."
  • He was a partner from 1834 to 1836 with John and William Huntington in Hillsborough NC as a part of WM & JOHN HUNTINGTON. 25
  • He worked from 1836 to 1881 as a silversmith in Hillsborough NC a ledger book for this period is in the collection of Duke University. 25
  • Appointed in 1841 as Justice of the Peace in Hillsborough NC 25

Lemuel married Margaret Palmer on 25 Sep 1828 in Hillsborough NC. (Margaret Palmer was born about 1809 in Orange NC.)

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