American Silversmiths

Cornelis Evertsz Wynkoop
(c 1627-c 1676)
Maritje Janse Langedyck
(Abt 1629-1679)
Benjamin Wynkoop
Femmetje Van Der Huel
Benjamin Wynkoop


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1. Eunice Burr

Benjamin Wynkoop
  • Born: 23 May 1705, New York City NY
  • Marriage (1): Eunice Burr on 22 Nov 1730 in Fairfield CT
  • Died: 1766, Fairfield CT

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked circa 1730 as a silversmith in Fairfield CT where silver bearing mark attributed to him is owned by various Connecticut churches, including a flat topped paten with molded rim and truncated foot with molded base. This was the only piece of church plate saved when Fairfield was burned by the British in 1779. 3

  • Teapot, c 1730-1735
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    h: 6 3/16"
    w: 9 5/16"
    wt: 17 oz, 10 dwt

  • Porringer, c 1740
    Private Collection 14
    d: 5"

    Engraved F over T H for Thomas and Hannah (Hall) Fitch.

Benjamin married Eunice Burr on 22 Nov 1730 in Fairfield CT. (Eunice Burr was born in 1710 in Fairfield CT and was christened on 2 Jul 1710 in Fairfield CT.)

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