American Silversmiths

Stephen Chandler
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Dimond Chandler


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1. Laurinda Colton

Dimond Chandler
  • Born: 7 Mar 1799, Longmeadow MA
  • Marriage (1): Laurinda Colton on 29 Oct 1823 in Longmeadow MA
  • Died: 24 Oct 1877, Longmeadow MA

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1820-1847 as a silversmith in New York City NY specializing in thimbles and small novelties, with a shop on Frankfort Street. He sold out to Jacob Colton and Gilson Diron Hollister

  • He was a partner with Edmund Darrow in New York City NY as CHANDLER & DARROW, spectacle makers.
  • He worked after 1847 as a silversmith in Longmeadow MA where he continued making thimbles and spectacles, as well as establishing several button factories.
  • He appeared on the 1855 census taken at Longmeadow MA, listed as a button maker.

Dimond married Laurinda Colton, daughter of Luther Colton and Unknown, on 29 Oct 1823 in Longmeadow MA. (Laurinda Colton was born on 4 Oct 1802 in Longmeadow MA and died on 21 Oct 1876.)

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