American Silversmiths

Thomas Trott
Waitstill Payson
Jonathan Trott


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1. Lydia Proctor

Jonathan Trott
  • Born: 1730, Boston MA
  • Marriage (1): Lydia Proctor after 13 May 1756 in Boston MA
  • Died: 4 Oct 1815, New London CT

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark

  • Alternate Mark

  • Beaker, 1755
    Private Collection
    h: 4 7/8"
    wt: 8 oz, 15 dwt
    Engraved "The Gift of Remember Preston, / To the Church of Dorchester"
  • Advertised in the Boston Gazette (Boston MA), 6 Nov 1758, that his shop had been broken into and a number of items, including some silver objects, stolen. Goldsmiths and others desired to "stop" same if offered for sale. 3
  • Norwich CT, 1772: where he also operated Peck Tavern on Town Green. One of the signers of the Norwich charter. He was an ardent patriot, and the "thunder of the cannon in front of his tavern" in 1784, when peace was proclaimed, has been noted in town histories. Moved to New London where he died. 3

Jonathan married Lydia Proctor after 13 May 1756 in Boston MA. (Lydia Proctor was born on 13 Aug 1735 in Boston MA and died in Oct 1804 in New London CT.)

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