American Silversmiths

Benjamin Tanner
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James Tanner


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1. Mercy Wilcox

James Tanner
  • Born: 5 Apr 1733, Greenwich RI
  • Marriage (1): Mercy Wilcox on 24 Dec 1753 in Newport RI
  • Died: 8 Apr 1782, Worcester MA

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • , . 3 Refered to as a silversmith in Richardson's Scrapbook (Newport Historical Society), but there are no other known references to his trade; it may be that he was simply confused with his brother. Flynt & Fales' Heritage Foundation Collection of Silver shows a mark of JAMES TANNER (partly defaced).
  • Worcester MA, 18 May 1782: death noted in the Worcester Gazette.

James married Mercy Wilcox on 24 Dec 1753 in Newport RI. (Mercy Wilcox was born in 1731 in North Kingstown RI.)

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