American Silversmiths

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John Blackman Sanford
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(Abt 1790-)
George S. Sanford


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George S. Sanford
  • Born: Apr 1814, Bridgeport CT
  • Marriage (1): Caroline Lord Barber
  • Died: 6 Aug 1878, Fairfield CT

  General notes:

Jeweler and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark

  • He was a partner circa 1838-1856 with John Clark Blackman in Bridgeport CT as J. C. BLACKMAN & Co. The firm was originally started by George's father, John Blackman Sanford, a bookseller, who induced his nephew to join him and establish a jewelry counter in his store.

  • Alternate Mark
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Bridgeport CT, listed as a watch and jewelry dealer.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Fairfield CT, listed as a book seller.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Fairfield CT, listed as a merchant.

George married Caroline Lord Barber. (Caroline Lord Barber was born about 1820 in Warehouse Point, Hartford, CT.)

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