American Silversmiths

Jonathan Wait
(1794-1881)
Abigail Belden
(Abt 1794-1877)
Alvah F. Wait
(1841-1899)

 

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Alvah F. Wait
  • Born: 1841
  • Died: 1899, Ravenna OH

  General notes:

Jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Ravenna OH, listed as a silversmith's apprentice.
  • He was a partner in 1871 with Edwin R. Wait in Ravenna OH as WAIT BROTHERS.
  • He was a partner in 1875-1882 with Edwin R. Wait and Dwight A. Dewey in Akron OH as WAIT, DEWEY & Co, purchasing the shop of Henry S. Abbey. The shop was sold to FOLTZ & FRANK in 1877.
  • Advertised in the The Summit County Beacon (Akron OH), 10 Nov 1875,
    Wait, Dewey & Co., in going into the jewelry business in Akron, in the well-known Abbey store, do not discontinue their Ravenna store. Mr. Dewey will conduct the Akron business, which will be begun in a few days from now.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Ravenna OH, listed as a jeweler.

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  • Tradecard, c 1885
    Private Collection

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  • Tradecard, c 1885
    Private Collection

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  • Tradecard, c 1885
    Private Collection



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