American Silversmiths

William Cortelyou
Maria Van Voorhis
John William Cortelyou


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1. Mary Ann Beasley

John William Cortelyou
  • Born: 6 Jul 1799, Six Mile Run, Middlesex, NJ
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ann Beasley
  • Died: 10 Nov 1879

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark
    From a matching set of four coffin end teaspoons, two of which are stamped with his full mark.

  • Watch paper, c 1828
    American Antiquarian Society
  • He worked before 1835 as a silversmith in Morristown NJ
  • He worked circa 1835-1855 as a silversmith in New Brunswick NJ
  • He worked circa 1855-1860 as a silversmith in Rahway NJ

John married Mary Ann Beasley. (Mary Ann Beasley was born on 18 Dec 1804 in Brooklyn NY and died on 19 May 1883.)

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