American Silversmiths

Elisha Bacon Wilcox
Hepzibah Cornwall
(Abt 1799-)
Dennis Cornwall Wilcox


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1. Mary Peck

Dennis Cornwall Wilcox
  • Born: 4 Dec 1828, Middletown CT
  • Marriage (1): Mary Peck on 23 Dec 1852 in Middletown CT
  • Died: 14 Apr 1886, New York City NY

Cause of his death was suicide.

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Meriden CT, listed as a manufacturer, living in his brother's household.
  • He was a partner in 1852 with Horace Cornwall Wilcox Isaac Lewis, James Frary, Lemuel Curtis, William Lyman, and John Munson in Meriden CT as MERIDEN BRITANNIA Co. He continued as manager of the firm until his retirement in 1880. 12

  • Advertised in the Colton's Advertising Atlas Of America, 1857, for the MERIDEN BRITANNIA Co.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at New York City NY, listed as plated ware business

  • Trade card for the MERIDEN BRITANNIA Co., 1882
    Private Collection

Dennis married Mary Peck on 23 Dec 1852 in Middletown CT. (Mary Peck died on 27 Dec 1911 in Meriden CT.)

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