American Silversmiths

Stephen Parker
(1759-1846)
Rebecca Ray
(1765-1836)
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Charles E. Parker
(1809-1902)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Abby Lewis Eddy

Charles E. Parker
  • Born: 2 Jan 1809, Cheshire CT
  • Marriage (1): Abby Lewis Eddy on 6 Oct 1831 in Berlin CT
  • Died: 31 Jan 1902, Meriden CT

  General notes:

Pewtersmith and silverplater
First mayor of Meriden CT

  Events in his life were:


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  • Alternate Mark

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  • He worked circa 1840-1880 as a pewtersmith in Meriden CT as C. PARKER & Co. By the 1870s, the firm had switched to manufacturing silver plate flatware, for which they recieved a number of design patents.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Meriden CT, listed as a manufacturer.
  • He was a partner circa 1860-1880 with Russell B. Perkins in Meriden CT as PARKER & PERKINS.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Meriden CT, listed as a hardware manufacturer.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Meriden CT, listed as a silverplate manufacturer.
  • He was a partner in 1848 with Garry Ives Mix in Yalesville CT manufacturing and plating flatware.

Charles married Abby Lewis Eddy on 6 Oct 1831 in Berlin CT. (Abby Lewis Eddy was born on 1 Sep 1811 in New Britain CT.)




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