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Eliakim Hitchcock
  • Born: 13 Jun 1726, Wallingford CT
  • Marriage (1): Esther Beach in 1755 in Wallingford CT
  • Died: 19 Jan 1788

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked circa 1750-1785 as a silversmith in Wallingford CT
  • Master to Amos Doolittle Abt 1767 in Wallingford CT. 1
  • 1774: charter member of Second Company of Governor's Foot Guard. 3
  • Advertised in the Connecticut Journal & New-Haven Post-Boy, 1 May 1783-15 May 1783, "Goldsmith again removed into this town and taken a shop near the water side, where he carries on the goldsmith's and jewelers's businesses. . . . those who please to favor him with their custom, may depend on having their work done in the best manner and on most reasonable terms and every favor will be gratefully acknowledged by the public's humble servant, Eliakim Hitchcock." 3

Eliakim married Esther Beach in 1755 in Wallingford CT. (Esther Beach was born on 16 Apr 1736 in Wallingford CT and died on 3 Feb 1802.)

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