American Silversmiths

Elkanah Platt
(1770-1842)
Prudence Wood
(Abt 1774-1845)
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George Wood Platt
(1798-1881)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Eliza Roshore

George Wood Platt
  • Born: 2 Aug 1798, Huntington NY
  • Marriage (1): Eliza Roshore on 7 Jul 1821
  • Died: 3 Apr 1881, New York City NY

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1824-1828 as a silversmith in New York City NY specializing in silver thimbles and novelties 4

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  • He was a partner in 1828-1835 with Nathan Conklin Platt in New York City NY as G. W. & N. C. PLATT. Listed in Longworth's 1834 city directory at 140 Chatham Street.
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  • Watchpaper, c 1830
    American Antiquarian Society

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  • He was a partner in 1836-1846 with Nathan, David and Elkana Platt in New York City NY as PLATT & BROTHERS, with a shop at 12 Maiden Lane. 4

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  • He was a partner in 1846-1863 with Nathan Conklin Platt in New York City NY as PLATT & BROTHER, listed in the 1850 New York Union Mercantile Directory as refiners at 4 Liberty Place and in the 1859 city directory as importers at 20 Maiden Lane. 4

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  • Alternate Mark
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at New York City NY, listed as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Brooklyn NY, listed as a broker.

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  • Assay receipt, 1863
    Private Collection
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at New York City NY, listed as a gold refiner.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at New York City NY, listed as a gold refiner.

George married Eliza Roshore, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on 7 Jul 1821. (Eliza Roshore was born on 16 Oct 1802 in New York City NY and died on 3 Feb 1869 in New York City NY.)




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