American Silversmiths

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Elisha Hempstead
  • Born: 1796, Hartford CT
  • Christened: 4 Sep 1796, Hartford CT
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Lewis in 1824 in Litchfield CT
  • Died: 12 Mar 1855, Litchfield CT

  General notes:

Silversmith and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1823-1855 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Litchfield CT
  • Advertised in the Litchfield American Eagle (Litchfield CT), 25 Aug 1823, "Elisha Hempsted, Informs the public that he has taken a shop a few rods west of the Court House, where he intends to carry on the different branches of Watch & Clock Repairing, Silver Smithing &c. He has on hand a few Watches, Chains, Scrolls, Keys, various articles in his line of business which he will sell cheap." 3

Elisha married Elizabeth Lewis in 1824 in Litchfield CT. (Elizabeth Lewis was born on 1 Nov 1801 in Litchfield CT and died on 10 Jun 1877 in Litchfield CT.)

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