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Jean Hastier


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Elizabeth Le Boyteaux

Jean Hastier

  • Born: 31 Dec 1691, New York City NY
  • Christened: 1 Jan 1692, New York City NY
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Le Boyteaux
  • Died: 16 Dec 1770, New York City NY

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  Events in his life were:

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  • He worked from circa 1720 to 1758 as a silversmith in New York City NY 28
  • Master to Christopher Robert 8 May 1723 in New York City NY. 18
    To run a term of seven years, the indenture was witnessed by Elias Pelletreau.
  • Made freeman of New York City NY, 29 Mar 1725. 28
  • Advertised in the New York Journal (New York City NY), 1735, his location on Queen Street. 8
  • Advertised in the New York Gazette (New York City NY), 15 May 1758,
    "Run away on Monday last from John Hastier, of this City, Goldsmith, a lusty well-set Negro named Jasper." 8
  • Obituary printed in the New York Gazette and the Weekly Mercury (New York City NY) on 24 Dec 1770 28
    Recording that "John Hatier" of New York City had died "Last Sunday week" in his 79th year.
  • In his will, he called for all the tools and implements of his trade to be sold and the monies paid out to his surviving daughters and grandson. An advertisement in the New-York Gazette-Mercury for 4 March 1771 stated that John Hastier's goods and possessions were for sale at his home on Hanover Square. The unsupported proposition that his daughter Marguerite continued the work of his shop was first floated by Robert Ensko in 1927 and adopted without question by later authors.

  • Tankard, c 1730-1750
    Yale University
    h: 6 11/16"

Jean married Elizabeth Le Boyteaux. (Elizabeth Le Boyteaux was born on 24 Sep 1691 in New York City NY and was christened on 29 Sep 1691 in New York City NY.)

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