American Silversmiths

Samuel Wilmot
(1741-)
Elizabeth Storer
(1746-1809)
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Thomas Wilmot
(1774-1813)

 

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1. Lucy Tuttle

Thomas Wilmot
  • Born: 1774, New Haven CT
  • Marriage (1): Lucy Tuttle on 29 Oct 1797 in Rutland VT
  • Died: 16 Jan 1813, Fair Haven VT

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:


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  • He worked in Sep 1809-1813 as a silversmith and tavern owner in Fair Haven VT bought "Lyon Tavern" and set up silversmith's shop west of the inn. Adams, in History of the Town of Fair Haven, notes that Wilmot introduced silverplating machinery and work to the area from New Haven, Connecticut. 3
  • Fair Haven VT, 1809: Wilmot purchased the Lyon's Tavern (built by Matthew Lyon) from Isaac Cutler in Fair Haven. He ran the tavern with the help of his wife and continued his business as a silversmith. Mrs. Wilmot conducted the hotel for many years after her husband died and finally moved to Silver Creek, New York, about 1837. After Wilmot's decease, this was the tavern kept by John Beaman, another silversmith, who came to Fair Haven somewhere around July 1817. Wilmot was active in community affairs. He was on the committee to raise $2,400 to build the Congregational Meeting House in 1810 and paid the highest amount for a pewó$171.00. 16
  • He was a partner in 1796-1800 with William Storer in Rutland VT as STORER & WILMOT, from a shop fifteen rods northwest of the court house. The shop was taken over by the firm of LORD & GODDARD. 3
  • He worked in 1800-1809 as a silversmith in Poultney VT bought Edmund Lamson's house and carried on the business of silversmith and clockmaking in a small building contiguous to it. 3

Thomas married Lucy Tuttle on 29 Oct 1797 in Rutland VT. (Lucy Tuttle was born about 1776 in Fair Haven VT.)




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