American Silversmiths

Joab Gillett
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Joab Gillett


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Joab Gillett
  • Born: 5 Mar 1776, Granby CT

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1810-1833 as a silversmith in Cazenovia NY
    He started his watch business in April 1810. He had a watch repair business on Albany Street in October 1814 and in November 1811 he called it a goldsmith shop. In July 1817 he was selling his jeweler's shop, but in December 1818 it seems to have been still opened and was referred to as a silversmith's shop. In June 1821 he was still doing clock and watch repair on the south side of the Public Square. In March 1823 he was still advertising as a jeweler and in February 1827 he was advertising as a watch maker and jeweler on the south side of the Public Square. In November 1830 he advertised that he had a large assortment of jewelry, etc. for sale at the best prices. 4

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