American Silversmiths

Daniel Foster
(1762-1833)
Dorothy Pingrey
(1762-1834)
Nathaniel Foster
(1797-1893)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Fanny Buel Brockway

Nathaniel Foster
  • Born: 28 Feb 1797, Newburyport MA
  • Marriage (1): Fanny Buel Brockway on 15 Oct 1823 in Newburyport MA
  • Died: 21 Oct 1893, Newburyport MA

  General notes:

Clock and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1818-1820 as a clock and watchmaker in Newburyport MA working from shop on Pheonix treet. He had charge of all town clocks from 1818-1828. 3

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  • He was a partner in 1823-1887 with Thomas Foster in Newburyport MA as N & T FOSTER with a shop at 21 State Street. Given that he was well-known as a clockmaker, and only Thomas has a recorded independent mark, it is reasonable to assume Thomas was the actual silversmith of the two. 3

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  • Alternate Mark for N & T FOSTER

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  • Alternate Mark for N & T FOSTER
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Newburyport MA, listed as a watchmaker.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Newburyport MA, listed as a watchmaker.

Nathaniel married Fanny Buel Brockway on 15 Oct 1823 in Newburyport MA. (Fanny Buel Brockway was born on 7 Feb 1800 in Newburyport MA and died on 18 Apr 1876 in Newburyport MA.)




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