American Silversmiths

Isaac Shreve
(1779-1829)
Hannah Very
(1781-1820)
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Benjamin Shreve
(1813-1896)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Elizabeth P. Shannon

Benjamin Shreve
  • Born: 17 Feb 1813, Salem MA
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth P. Shannon on 14 Oct 1839 in Saco ME
  • Died: 23 Aug 1896, Salem MA

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1850-1855 as a silversmith and jeweler in Boston MA for the firm of JONES, BALL & Co. 12

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  • Tradecard, c 1855
    Private Collection

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  • Cup by JONES, BROWNE & SHREVE, c 1856
    Private Collection
    Engraved "Francis Carruth Ward / May 9, 1856"
  • He was a partner in 1857-1863 with Seth Eastman Brown in Boston MA as SHREVE, BROWN & Co, with a shops at 226 Washington and 1 Summer. 4
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Salem MA, listed as a jeweler.

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  • He was a partner in 1865-1868 with Henry Burrill Stanwood in Boston MA as SHREVE, STANWOOD & Co., listed in the 1865 city directory at 226 Washington Street.
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  • He was a partner in 1869-1888 with Charles Crump and John Low in Boston MA as SHREVE, CRUMP & LOW, listed in the 1870 and 1872 city directories at 226 Washington and 7 Summer Street and at 443 Washington in 1875. 12

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  • Tradecard, After 1869
    Private Collection

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  • Tradecard, After 1869
    Private Collection
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Salem MA, listed as a wholesale jeweler.

Benjamin married Elizabeth P. Shannon on 14 Oct 1839 in Saco ME. (Elizabeth P. Shannon was born on 23 Aug 1813 in Saco ME and died on 13 Dec 1874 in Salem MA.)




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