American Silversmiths

Harmanus C. Wendell
(1781-1837)
Cathalina Hun
(1783-1875)
William Wendell
(1818-1898)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Frances Emily Roberts
2. Sarah Kip Miller

William Wendell
  • Born: 13 May 1818, Albany NY
  • Marriage (1): Frances Emily Roberts on 1 Dec 1852 in Albany NY
  • Marriage (2): Sarah Kip Miller on 31 Aug 1847 in Albany NY
  • Died: 31 Aug 1898, Albany NY

  General notes:

Jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • Apprenticed in 1830 to Henry Hoyt in Albany NY
  • He worked circa 1839-1842 as a jeweler and watchmaker in Albany NY 18

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  • He was a partner in 1842-1860 with John H. Mulford in Albany NY as MULFORD & WENDELL, listed in Munsell's 1852 City Directory at 480 Broadway. In the late 1850s, the firm also did jobbing work as silverplaters. 18
  • He was a partner in 1854-1860 with Robert L Mulford and William P. Feltman in Albany NY as MULFORD, WENDELL & Co.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Albany NY, listed as a jeweler.

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  • He was a partner in 1861-1864 with William P. Feltman in Albany NY as WENDELL & FELTMAN 18
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Albany NY, listed as a wholesale jewelry dealer.
  • He worked in 1877-1883 as a jeweler and watchmaker in Albany NY as WENDELL & Co.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Albany NY, listed as a jeweler.

William married Frances Emily Roberts, daughter of Elijah Hubbard Roberts and Emily Matilda Pratt, on 1 Dec 1852 in Albany NY. (Frances Emily Roberts was born on 27 Mar 1827 in Middletown CT and died on 3 Feb 1886.)


William next married Sarah Kip Miller on 31 Aug 1847 in Albany NY. (Sarah Kip Miller was born in 1826 and died on 19 May 1850 in Albany NY.)




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