American Silversmiths

William Matson
(1772-1846)
Cynthia Holcomb
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Newell Matson
(1815-1887)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Flora Melissa Case

Newell Matson
  • Born: 12 Nov 1815, Simsbury CT
  • Marriage (1): Flora Melissa Case on 15 Sep 1840 in Simsbury CT
  • Died: 1887, Lombard IL

  General notes:

Silversmith (by courtesy)

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1847 as a silversmith in Danville NY 4
  • He worked circa 1850 as a silversmith and jeweler in Painesville OH 4
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Owego NY, listed as a merchant.
  • He worked in 1852-1857 as a silversmith and jeweler in Owego NY 4
  • He was a partner in 1857-1859 with Lucius Lorenzo Loomis and James Henry Hoes in Milwaukee WI as MATSON, LOOMIS & HOES. The firm also had a store in Chicago.
  • He was a partner in 1859-1863 with Lucius Lorenzo Loomis in Milwaukee WI as MATSON & LOOMIS with a shop at 194 East Water Street.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Owego NY, listed as a jeweler.
  • He was a partner in 1864-1867 with James Henry Hoes in Chicago IL as MATSON & HOES. 4
  • He worked in 1867-1887 as a silversmith and jeweler in Chicago IL as N. MATSON & Co at 166, 168, & 170 State Street. 4
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Milwaukee WI, listed as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Chicago IL, listed as a jeweler.

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  • Tradecard, c 1880
    Private Collection

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  • Tradecard, c 1880
    Private Collection

Newell married Flora Melissa Case on 15 Sep 1840 in Simsbury CT. (Flora Melissa Case was born on 29 Aug 1816 in Simsbury CT.)




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