American Silversmiths

Ichabod Merriman
(1755-After 1785)
Rebecca Tuttle
Reuben Merriman
(Abt 1784-1866)


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1. Samantha Brace

Reuben Merriman
  • Born: Abt 1784, Torrington CT
  • Marriage (1): Samantha Brace
  • Died: 22 Sep 1866, Litchfield CT

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark
  • Flynt & Fales:, . 3 In Cheshire in 1810. His name first appears in Litchfield Land Records in 1827. Shops variously located next to the newly erected (1829) Third Congregational Church, and in 1842 one door east of Presbyterian Church. Advertised business as clock and watchmaker and had for sale watches jewelry, silverware, musical instruments, combs, etc. , to be "sold low to meet the times." He was listed as a watchmaker and jeweler in the 1856 Connecticut Buisiness Directory.

  • Watchpaper
    Litchfield Historical Society
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Litchfield CT, listed as a watchmaker.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Litchfield CT, listed as a jeweler.

Reuben married Samantha Brace, daughter of Arial Brace and Deborah Hannah Loomis. (Samantha Brace was born on 10 Dec 1784 in Torrington CT and died on 7 Sep 1814 in Cheshire CT.)

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