American Silversmiths

William Howe
(1759-)
Abigail Crosby
(1764-)
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Otis Howe
(1790-1825)

 

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Otis Howe
  • Born: 20 Jun 1790, Brookfield MA
  • Died: Oct 1825, Watertown NY

  General notes:

Silversmith and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • Advertised in the National Aegis (Worcester MA), 23 Nov 1814, stating he was "from 74 Congress St., Boston, had taken a store a few doors north of Sike's State House in Worcester. He will keep constantly for sale a complete assortment of silver table, tea, salt and mustard spoons, soup, gravy and cream ladles, silver thimbles, tea sets, sugar bowls and cream pots."
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  • Advertised in the Massachusetts Spy, 30 Nov 1814, stating he was "from 74 Congress St., Boston, had taken a store a few doors north of Sike's State House in Worcester. He will keep constantly for sale a complete assortment of silver table, tea, salt and mustard spoons, soup, gravy and cream ladles, silver thimbles, tea sets, sugar bowls and cream pots."
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  • He was a partner in 1816-1817 with Reuben H. Putney in Sacketts Harbor NY as PUTNEY & HOWE. 3
  • Advertised in the Massachusetts Spy, Jul 1816, the auction sale of his establishment to John Grosvenor, indicating that he left Worcester at that time. 3
  • He worked circa 1821 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Watertown NY 18
  • He worked circa 1822 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Albany NY

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  • Watch paper, c 1823
    American Antiquarian Society
  • Advertised in the Vermont National Standard (Middlebury VT), 26 Oct 1824, he had "taken a shop in the city of Vergennes and commenced business of Watch Repairer, Silversmith and Jeweller at the Sign of the Silver Watch. . . ." 3



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