American Silversmiths

Nathaniel Kimberly
Mabel Thompson
William Kimberly
(Abt 1768-1821)


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1. Elizabeth Webb

William Kimberly
  • Born: Abt 1768, New Haven CT
  • Christened: 6 Mar 1774, New Haven CT
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Webb in 1812 in Baltimore MD
  • Died: 1821, Baltimore MD

  General notes:

Silversmith (tentative identification)

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1790-1804 as a silversmith in New York City NY with a shop at 35 Crown Street until 1792, then at 7 Fly Market. 8
  • Advertised in the Columbian Gazetteer (New York City NY), 11 Sep 1794,
    "William Kimberly, No. 123 Fly-Market. Has for sale, Gold, Gilt and Silver Watches. Gold and Gilt Ear-Rings, Necklaces and Breast-Pins, Plain Gold and Garnet Rings for the finger, Silver and plated Shoe-Buckles, Silver and plated table and tea-spoons, Silver and Plated Sugar-tongs, Gold and Gilt Lockets and Breast-Pins, Watch chains, Seals and Keys, Pen knives and Scissors, Red and black Morocco Pocket-Books.
    N.B. A very fashionable assortment of American plated shoe buckles, of the newest pattern by the Dozen. He also carries on his business in all its Branches.
  • Advertised in the The American Mercury (New York City NY), 5 Oct 1795, seeking "Three Journeymen that can work at different branches of the gold- and silversmith's trade." 8
  • He worked in 1805-1821 as a silversmith in Baltimore MD 30

William married Elizabeth Webb in 1812 in Baltimore MD. (Elizabeth Webb was born in 1783.)

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