American Silversmiths

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William Williams Carey


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William Williams Carey
  • Born: 6 Oct 1819, Portland CT

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked circa 1836-1865 as a silversmith and jeweler in Alton IL from a shop opposite the Franklin House.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Alton IL, listed as a jeweler.
  • He was a partner circa 1865-1869 with George Hawley in Alton IL as CARY, HAWLEY & Co. He sold his interest to his partner and his nephew, Joseph Williams Carey.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Alton IL, listed as a retired jeweler.
  • He worked after 1870 as a jeweler in Sacramento CA
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Sacramento CA, listed as a jeweler.

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