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American Silversmiths

Ephraim Jones
(1727-)
Elizabeth Bement
(1731-)
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Gershom Jones
(1751-1809)

 

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Desire Ely

Gershom Jones

  • Born: 27 Jan 1751, Somers CT
  • Marriage: Desire Ely on 25 Sep 1774 in Providence RI
  • Died: 6 May 1809, Providence RI

  General notes:

Pewtersmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • He was a partner from 1774 to 1781 with Samuel Hamlin in Providence RI as HAMLIN & JONES. The partnership ended in a law suit between the partners, Jones suing for monies owed and given judgement for £100 15s and costs of suit. 11
  • He worked from 1784 to 1806 as a pewtersmith in Providence RI from his shop "at the signe of the Pewter Platter near Mr. Jacob Whitman's Hay Scales." He latter moved to a shop at the corner of Westminister and Pleasant Streets. 11

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  • Porringer, c 1780
    Private Collection
    d: 5 1/2"

Gershom married Desire Ely on 25 Sep 1774 in Providence RI. (Desire Ely was born on 19 Jun 1754 in Middletown CT.)




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