American Silversmiths

Thomas Whitaker
(Abt 1755-)
Rachel Greene
(1759-1834)
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Josiah Whitaker
(1788-1871)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Pamelia Andrews

Josiah Whitaker
  • Born: 29 Oct 1788, Haverhill NH
  • Marriage (1): Pamelia Andrews on 26 Feb 1811
  • Died: 8 May 1871, Providence RI

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • Apprenticed in 1803 to Nehemiah Dodge in Providence RI 3
  • He was a partner in 1805 with Nehemiah Dodge in Providence RI as NEHEMIAH DODGE & Co. 3
  • He worked in 1806-1820 as a silversmith in Providence RI as Josiah WHITAKER & Co. At some time the firm also included Thomas Whitaker and William Greene who were both mentioned in the notice of dissolution printed on 9 March 1820 in the Providence Gazette. 3
  • He worked in 1820 as a silversmith in Providence RI from shop at 55 Cheapside, opposite the First Baptist Meeting House, where he sold and manufactured "Jewelry, Silver Spoons, Gold Beads, Etc." 3
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Providence RI, listed as a comb manufacturer.

Josiah married Pamelia Andrews, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on 26 Feb 1811. (Pamelia Andrews was born on 23 Jul 1792 in Providence RI and died on 7 Jan 1876 in Providence RI.)




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