American Silversmiths

John Godfried Schwing
(Abt 1755-)
Margaret Dannecker
(Abt 1765-1803)
John Godfried Schwing


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1. Mary Kaye

John Godfried Schwing
  • Born: 1783
  • Marriage (1): Mary Kaye on 6 Feb 1812 in Louisville KY
  • Died: 26 Feb 1868, Louisville KY

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1802-1820 as a silversmith and jeweler in Louisville KY as JOHN G. SCHWING & Co. He left the trade around 1820 and built a grist and saw mill near Old Frankford Avenue. 5
  • Advertised in the Farmer's Library and Ohio Intelligencer (Louisville KY), 10 Mar 1803, informing the "Citizens of Lousiville and its vicinities that they [Joseph Schwing & Co] have commenced business in the Brick House belonging to Capt. James Patton in Louisville, where they will execute every order in their line of business . . ." 5

John married Mary Kaye on 6 Feb 1812 in Louisville KY. (Mary Kaye was born on 15 Jan 1792 in Louisville KY.)

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