American Silversmiths

John W. Abbot
(Abt 1790-1850)


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1. Sophia Franklin Davenport

John W. Abbot
  • Born: Abt 1790
  • Marriage (1): Sophia Franklin Davenport on 13 Jul 1828 in Portsmouth NH
  • Died: 5 Jul 1850

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  Events in his life were:

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  • He worked circa 1817-1850 as a silversmith in Portsmouth NH with a shop at 10 Market Square after 1839. 8
  • Advertised in the New Hampshire Gazette, 27 May 1817, announcing his taking over the store of Robert Gray for the purpose of selling gold, silver, britannia, tin, looking glasses, etc. and for making and repairing gold and silver objects.

  • Receipt, 1833
    Winterthur Library
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Portsmouth NH, listed as a silversmith.

John married Sophia Franklin Davenport, daughter of John Davenport and Elizabeth Pendexter, on 13 Jul 1828 in Portsmouth NH. (Sophia Franklin Davenport died on 15 Jan 1861.)

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