American Silversmiths

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Robert Follansbee
(1812-1882)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Ann Maria Simonton Emmons

Robert Follansbee
  • Born: 16 Jan 1812, Newburyport MA
  • Marriage (1): Ann Maria Simonton Emmons on 23 Mar 1845 in Georgetown ME
  • Died: 7 Jun 1882, Portland ME

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • He was a partner in 1844 with Nathaniel Jenks Gilman in Portland ME from a shop at Old No. 128 Middle Street "at the corner of Union Street." In addition to watches and jewelry, their wares included "silver spoons, spectacles, gold and silver pencil cases, and diamond pointed gold pens. Silver and Britannia ware, butter knives, thimbles, purses, cutlery, combs, brushes, feather dusters, carpet bags, card receivers, together with a prime assortment of useful and fancy articles."
  • He worked circa 1850 as a jeweler in Portland ME
    Listed in the city directory at 64 and 70 Exchange Street.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Portland ME, listed as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Portland ME, listed as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Portland ME, listed as a jeweler.

Robert married Ann Maria Simonton Emmons on 23 Mar 1845 in Georgetown ME. (Ann Maria Simonton Emmons was born on 7 Oct 1823 in Georgetown ME and died on 26 Mar 1900 in Portland ME.)




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