American Silversmiths

Richard Dummer
(Abt 1598-1678)
Mrs. Frances Burr
Jeremiah Dummer
Ann Atwater
(Abt 1654-)
William Dummer


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1. Catherine Dudley

William Dummer
  • Born: 10 Oct 1677, Newbury MA
  • Marriage (1): Catherine Dudley on 26 Apr 1714 in Roxbury MA

  General notes:

Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts

  Events in his life were:

  • Flagon by John Edwards, c 1726
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 10
    h:. 13 3/16"
    Engraved with the Dummer crest in a cartouche and with the inscription "The Gift of the Honble. William Dummer Esqr. / to the first Church in Boston, 1726." One of only two known flagons by Edwards (other also at Boston)

  • Gold snuff box by Jacob Hurd, c 1730-1740
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 10
    h: 5/8"
    l: 2 11/16"
    w: 2"
    wt: 1 oz, 12 1/2 dwt
    Engraved with the Dummer family crest.

William married Catherine Dudley, daughter of Joseph Dudley and Rebecca Tyng, on 26 Apr 1714 in Roxbury MA. (Catherine Dudley was born on 5 Jan 1690 in Roxbury MA.)

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