American Silversmiths

James Chalmers
(-1781)
Sarah Ridgeway
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John Chalmers
(1750-1819)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Mrs. John Chalmers

John Chalmers
  • Born: 1750, Annapolis MD
  • Marriage (1): Mrs. John Chalmers in 1769 in Annapolis MD
  • Died: 19 Jun 1819, Baltimore MD

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • Threepence coin, 1783
    Private Collection
    Privately issued in three denominations by Chalmers to combat the debased coinage circulating in Annapolis at the time. The dies were cut by Thomas Sparrow.

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  • Sixpence coin, 1783
    Private Collection

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  • Shilling coin, 1783
    Private Collection

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  • He worked circa 1765-1791 as a silversmith in Annapolis MD 30

John married Mrs. John Chalmers in 1769 in Annapolis MD.




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