American Silversmiths

William Clark
(1720-1765)
Mary Parsons
(1724-1754)
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William Clark
(1750-1800)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Annis Bostwick

William Clark
  • Born: 29 Jul 1750, Colchester CT
  • Marriage (1): Annis Bostwick in Jun 1774 in New Milford CT
  • Died: 10 Sep 1800, New Milford CT

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • Advertised in the Connecticut Courant (New Milford CT), 14 May 1774, telling of his goldsmith shop, where he made and sold necklaces, lockets, earrings, etc. 3
  • Advertised in the Connecticut Courant (New Milford CT), 20 Jan 1777, as a goldsmith in shop near meetinghouse. 3
  • He was a partner in 1792 with ? Baldwin in Washington CT as CLARK & BALDWIN 3
  • Advertised in the Litchfield Monitor, 26 Dec 1792, as CLARK & BALDWIN, their new general store "in Washington, near Cogswell's Forge" and the continuance of "said Clark" of "the silversmith's business, and of clock & watch work, in his shop in New Milford."
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  • Flynt & Fales:, . 3 Recorded in New Milford list of assessments in 1790 as silversmith and tavern keeper. Built his house on village green shortly after settling in New Milford in 1774. In Dec. 1787 subscribed 7 for new school and townhouse "both under same roof." One of the original subscribers to the Union Library. First proprietors meeting for Library held at his house Feb. 18, 1796. Listed in his inventory at time of his death were numerous tools of the silversmith trade.

William married Annis Bostwick in Jun 1774 in New Milford CT. (Annis Bostwick was born on 15 Apr 1753 in New Milford CT, christened on 15 Apr 1753 in New Milford CT and died on 4 Oct 1836 in New Milford CT.)




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