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Samuel B. Purple
(1813-1858)

 

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Jane Abigail Thomas

Samuel B. Purple

  • Born: 29 Jun 1813, Northfield MA
  • Marriage: Jane Abigail Thomas on 16 Sep 1850 in Kendall NY
  • Died: 25 Nov 1858, Northfield MA

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • He was a partner from 30 Oct 1844 to 17 Dec 1845 with William Foster in Columbus GA as FOSTER & PURPLE, offering watches, jewelry, and silver goods from a shop next door to the Columbus Bank Building. 15
  • Advertised in the Columbus Times (Columbus GA), 1845, the dissolution of FOSTER & PURPLE, the firm to continue as S. B. PURPLE with W. Foster as store manager. 4
  • He worked from 17 Dec 1845 to 1856 as a silversmith in Columbus GA 15
  • Advertised in the Columbus Times (Columbus GA), 1847, the opening of a new store at Hungerford Corner stocked with goods from New York and John Ward on hand for all watch work and engraving. 4
  • He worked from circa 1856 to 1857 as a silversmith in Northfield MA with a stand in the Jones Building. 4

Samuel married Jane Abigail Thomas on 16 Sep 1850 in Kendall NY. (Jane Abigail Thomas was born on 25 Dec 1830 in Kendall NY and died on 17 Apr 1857.)




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