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American Silversmiths

John Gorham
(1720-1768)
Lydia Dorman
(1726-1782)
Miles Gorham
(1747-1847)
Abigail Morris
(1754-1835)
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Miles Gorham
(1782-1824)

 

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Mehitabel Mix

Miles Gorham

  • Born: 1782, New Haven CT
  • Marriage: Mehitabel Mix on 28 Apr 1803 in New Haven CT
  • Died: 15 Mar 1824, New Haven CT

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • There is some debate whether this Miles Gorham was actually a smith, though there is no logical reason for Miles Sr to have added Jr to his mark. 1
  • Advertised in the Connecticut Courant & Weekly Advertiser, 7 Mar 1805-28 Mar 1805, offering his services to the public as gold- and silversmith "at the sign of the Eagle opposite J. Butler's Hotel, Church St. received for sale pearl & tortoise shell fancy work, gold mounted segar boxes beads, mourning rings, silver table, dessert spoons, sugar tongs, fish knives . . . . " Also wanted boy 14 or 15 years as apprentice. 3

Miles married Mehitabel Mix on 28 Apr 1803 in New Haven CT. (Mehitabel Mix was born in 1783 in New Haven CT, christened on 26 Oct 1783 in New Haven CT, died on 5 Dec 1841 and was buried in New Haven CT.)




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