American Silversmiths

Silas Westcott Sawin
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Silas Westcott Sawin


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Silas Westcott Sawin
  • Born: 17 Aug 1823, Boston MA
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ann Duckworth on 31 Dec 1846
  • Died: 24 Dec 1896, Providence RI

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked before 1857 as a jeweler in Providence RI initially as a journeyman, then under his own name. He suffered heavy losses in the financial panic of 1857. After that time, he worked for a variety of firms, primarily HUNT & OWEN.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Providence RI, listed as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Providence RI, listed as an jewelry enameler.

Silas married Mary Ann Duckworth, daughter of Rowland Duckworth and Alice Breeze, on 31 Dec 1846. (Mary Ann Duckworth was born about 1827 and died on 20 Mar 1914.)

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