American Silversmiths

William Carter
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John Carter
  • Born: 13 Mar 1743, Wallingford CT
  • Marriage (1): Abigail Hough on 19 Jun 1766 in Wallingford CT

  General notes:

Silversmith (tentative identification)

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked as a silversmith in Wallingford CT recorded in the Connecticut Archives: Crimes And Misdemeanors, Second Series 1671-1820:

    "petition with indorsement by friends showing that he was a silversmith & gave employment to Jonathan Jenks, a transient person, who absconded after 9 daysí work, carrying with him silver belonging to petitioner, & that after petitioner had pursued him to Waterbury said Jenks & 2 of his accomplices had petitioner arraigned on a false accusation of counterfeiting & although he was acquitted he was obliged to give his note to cover costs of £23 & praying for relief.
    Resolve discharging petitioner from aforesaid note, Oct. 1791

John married Abigail Hough on 19 Jun 1766 in Wallingford CT. (Abigail Hough was born on 21 Feb 1744 in Wallingford CT and was christened on 26 Feb 1744.)

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