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Isaac Thompson

  • Born: 11 Jun 1777, Ripton CT
  • Marriage: Nancy Burnham c 1795
  • Died: 8 Dec 1844, Brattleboro VT

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  Events in his life were:

  • He was a partner from 1796 to 1805 with Samuel Shethar in Litchfield CT as SHETHAR & THOMPSON. Originally the firm was at "the Red Shop located few rods west of the meeting house." 3
  • He worked from 1805 to 1811 as a silversmith in Litchfield CT 3
  • Advertised in the Litchfield Gazette (Litchfield CT), 11 May 1808, "Gold and Silversmith. Makes all kinds of Tea and Tablespoons in the most workmanlike manner and plated work of all kinds. Watches carefully repaired. Cash paid for old Gold and Silver." 3
  • He worked from 1811 to 1817 as a silversmith in Brattleboro VT in a one-story wooden building on the east side of Main Street, opposite the Tavern. The business was continued by his son, Daniel B. Thompson. 3

Isaac married Nancy Burnham, daughter of George Burnham and Nancy Bigelow, c 1795. (Nancy Burnham was born on 4 Jan 1778 in Hartford CT.)

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