American Silversmiths

Benjamin Dubois
Femmentje Denyse
Teunis Denyse Dubois


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Teunis Denyse Dubois
  • Born: 23 Feb 1773, Monmouth Monmouth NJ
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Van Derveer in Dec 1796
  • Died: 11 Sep 1843, Freehold NJ

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark
  • Apprenticed circa 1787-1794 to Joseph Dubois in New York City NY
    He continue as a journeyman for his brother before their partnership.

  • He was a partner in 1794-1797 with Joseph Dubois in New York City NY as J & T DUBOIS.

  • Alternate Mark attributed to J & T DUBOIS. This mark may actually be that of JOHN & TUNIS DENYSE.

  • Beaker, c 1795
    Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture
    h: 3 3/8"
    d: 3" (at rim)
    Marked for the partnership of J & T DUBOIS.
  • He worked in 1797-1800 as a silversmith in New York City NY listed in city directories at 90 John Street, 1797-1799 and 11 Pearl Street, 1799. In addition to his retail business, he produced hollow- and flatware for other smiths. 4
  • He worked aft c 1800 as a silversmith in Freehold NJ where he combined his silver work with general farming on 138 acres of land. While he continued to produce a smaller amount of retail work, he greatly increased his wholesale production.

  • Sugar tongs, c 1800-1810
    Private Collection 1
    l: 6 1/2"

Teunis married Sarah Van Derveer in Dec 1796. (Sarah Van Derveer was born in 1779 in Freehold NJ and died on 30 Apr 1806.)

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