American Silversmiths

John Baker
Sarah Ann Hodgkins
Edward Baker
(1808-1891)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Harriet Hodgkins Osborne

Edward Baker
  • Born: 1808, Portland ME
  • Marriage (1): Harriet Hodgkins Osborne on 29 Jul 1837 in Belfast ME
  • Died: 19 Dec 1891, Boston MA

  General notes:

Jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • Letter to MATHEWSON & ALLEN
    Private Collection

    Belfast April 16 1840

    Messers Matthewson & Allen

    Gent

                                  I have sold out my stock to Mr. C. H. Baker. I find I shall not be able to pay the whole amount that I owe but I will do the best I can and pay as much as I have paper to pay with. I think I shall not be able to pay over seventy cents on a dollar I can let you know in about a week will do what I can. I have done near nothing since I have been here and I thought it best to wind up and try as much as I could. Please write me a and let me know if yuo will agree to the above and I will pay as soon as I can

    Respectfully yours

    Edward Baker

  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Belfast ME, listed as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Belfast ME, listed as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Belfast ME, listed as a dry goods dealer.

Edward married Harriet Hodgkins Osborne on 29 Jul 1837 in Belfast ME. (Harriet Hodgkins Osborne was born on 27 Nov 1810 in Belfast ME.)




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