American Silversmiths

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Riley Whiting
  • Born: 16 Jan 1785, Winsted CT
  • Marriage (1): Urania Hoadley on 9 Feb 1806
  • Died: 5 Aug 1835, Jacksonville IL

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He was a partner in 1807-1813 with Samuel and Luther Hoadley in Winchester CT as S. HOADLEY & Co. Both the Hoadley brothers served as officers during the War of 1812, leaving Whiting in charge of the works.
  • He worked in 1813-1814 as a clockmaker in Winchester CT
  • He was a partner in 1814-1819 with Samuel Hoadley in Winchester CT as HOADLEY & WHITING.
  • He worked circa 1819-1835 as a clockmaker in Winsted CT
    His works were continued by his widow and son until 1841, when it was purchased by Lucius Clarke and William Lewis Gilbert.

Riley married Urania Hoadley, daughter of Lemuel Hoadley and Urania Mallory, on 9 Feb 1806. (Urania Hoadley was born on 5 May 1788 in Waterbury CT and died on 8 Dec 1855 in Winchester CT.)

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