American Silversmiths

Nehemiah Dodge
(Abt 1733-Bef 1796)
Lois Paine
Seril Dodge


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1. Anna Williams

Seril Dodge
  • Born: 15 Aug 1759, Pomfret CT
  • Marriage (1): Anna Williams on 12 Mar 1789 in Pomfret CT
  • Died: 22 Aug 1802, Pomfret CT

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

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  • He worked in May 1784 as a silversmith and clockmaker in Providence RI said to give highest prices for old gold and silver and was particularly well-known for the shoe buckles he wrought. 3
  • Advertised in the Providence Gazette (Providence RI), 14 Aug 1784, clock- and watchmaker, his shop, north of the Baptist Meetinghouse. 3

  • Dodge House Abt 1786, Providence RI. 1 Built for Seril Dodge on Thomas Street next door to the Charitable Baptist Society Meetinghouse (on left). Built on land originally belonging to Thomas Angell the house was originally two stories, but raised a floor in 1906 to make room for a grocery store. The brick building on the right is the second house built by Dodge.

  • Tablespoons, c 1790
    Private Collection 1
    l: 9"
    Set of 10

  • Cann, c 1790
    San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts
    h: 5 1/4"
  • He was a partner circa 1793 with Saunders Pitman in Providence RI as PITMAN & DODGE.
  • Advertised in the Providence Gazette (Providence RI), 1794, new shop "opposite the Market," offering "a great variety of goldsmith's and jewelry ware." 3
  • Advertised in the Providence Gazette (Providence RI), 27 Aug 1796, putting his house on the market as he was about to "remove from the town." 3

Seril married Anna Williams on 12 Mar 1789 in Pomfret CT.

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