American Silversmiths

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Silas Merriman


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Silas Merriman
  • Born: 3 Jan 1734, Wallingford CT
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Upson on 15 Oct 1760 in Wallingford CT
  • Died: 8 May 1805, New Haven CT

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked after 1766 as a clockmaker and silversmith in New Haven CT at shop located on east side of State Street. 4
  • Advertised in the Connecticut Journal, Oct 1779, english watch crystals of the best kind to be sold by the gross, dozen or single at the shop of Capt. Phineas Bradley. 3

  • Cream pot, c 1766-1805
    Private Collection 14
    h: 3 3/8"
  • Flynt & Fales:, . 3 Removed from Cheshire to New Haven in 1766. Served in Revolutionary War. Silver pieces bearing his mark were in 1967 exhibition of Early Silver by New Haven Silversmiths at New Haven Colony Historical Society.

Silas married Hannah Upson on 15 Oct 1760 in Wallingford CT. (Hannah Upson was born on 17 Nov 1733 in Waterbury CT and died on 28 Apr 1820 in New Haven CT.)

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