American Silversmiths

Nathaniel Olmsted
Eunice Kingsbury
Nathaniel Olmsted


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Nathaniel Olmsted
  • Born: 31 Dec 1785, East Hartford CT
  • Marriage (1): Phidelia Burnap on 18 Jun 1810 in Farmington CT
  • Died: 17 May 1860, New Haven CT

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked in 1808-1826 as a silversmith and jeweler in Farmington CT 3
  • He worked after 1826 as a silversmith and jeweler in New Haven CT were he moved to be near brother Dennison, a Yale professor. Shop located on Chapel Street, "four doors east of the bank." 3

  • He was a partner after 1830 with George Olmsted in New Haven CT as N. OLMSTED & SON, Listed in city directories at 128 Chapel Street (1841) and 37 Olive Street (1847) as jewelers and silversmiths. 3

  • Alternate Mark
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at New Haven CT, listed as a jeweler.

Nathaniel married Phidelia Burnap, daughter of Abner Burnap and Sarah Bingham, on 18 Jun 1810 in Farmington CT. (Phidelia Burnap was born on 3 Mar 1787 in Coventry CT and died on 13 Feb 1870 in New Haven CT.)

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