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American Silversmiths

Joseph Belcher
(1698-1744)
Elizabeth English
(1701-1762)
Joseph Belcher
(1729-1778)
Hannah Gladding
(abt 1730-1813)
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Joseph Belcher
(abt 1752-)

 

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Joseph Belcher

  • Born: abt 1752, Newport RI

  General notes:

Pewtersmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark
    Likely used by his father, as well.
  • He worked from 1769 to 1784 as a pewtersmith in Newport RI
  • He worked from 1784 to 1787 as a pewtersmith in New London CT

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  • He was a partner c 1787 with ? Greene in New London CT as BELCHER & GREEN.
  • Advertised in the Connecticut Gazette, 28 May 1787,
    Greene and Belcher: Pewterers
    Inform the Public That they carry on the Pewterers Business at Mr. Isaiah Bolles' Shop in the Main-Street near the new Congregational Church, where they make all kinds of new Pewter in the neatest Manner —and sell on the most reasonable Terms, by Wholesale and Retail
    All sorts of Ship Led Work done at said Shop.
    N.B. New Pewter exchanged for old —and Cash given for old Pewter, Lead, Copper and Brass.
  • Advertised in the Connecticut Gazette, 17 Sep 1787, announcing "The partnership between Greene and Belcher, pewterers, was disolved the 15th of August last."



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