American Silversmiths

Jacob Gerriste Lansing
Helena Glen
Gerrit Jacob Lansing
Maria Everts
(1713-Bef 1740)
Jacob Gerritse Lansing


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1. Femmetje Lansing
2. Neeltje Roseboom

Jacob Gerritse Lansing
  • Born: 1736, Albany NY
  • Christened: 4 Apr 1736, Albany NY
  • Marriage (1): Femmetje Lansing on 28 Aug 1774 in Albany NY
  • Marriage (2): Neeltje Roseboom in 1767 in Albany NY
  • Died: 25 Nov 1803, Albany NY

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked circa 1755-1774 as a silversmith in Albany NY 18

  • Sugar bowl, c 1760
    Huntington Library 24
    h: 5 5/16"
    d: 4 3/8"
    Engraved M D F for Maria (Quackenbos) De Forest.

  • Sugar bowl, c 1760
    Albany Institute
    h: 4 5/8"
    Engraved "M over I L" on foot for Jacob and Marytje (Egberts) Lansing and "F over I L" on bottom for he and his second wife and cousin, Femmetje.

  • Tea set, 1765-1774
    Albany Institute

  • Teapot, c 1770
    Private Collection
    h: 6 1/8"
    Engraved G W V S for Gerrit Wessel Van Schaick.

  • He was a partner in 1774-1775 with Henry Van Vechten in Albany NY as LANSING & VAN VECHTEN. 18
  • He worked in 1775-1800 as a silversmith in Albany NY paid 11/0/16 by Albany City Council in 1782 for making a gold box given to George Washington. Spoons ordered in 1783 by Leonard Gansevoort. Also made sauceboat in 1798 inscribed C L, A. A. L, for daughter Catherine Lansing and grandson Abraham Lansing. 4
  • Salt (one of a pair), Bef 1776
    Private Collection
    h: 1 15/16"
    l: 3 3/8"
    Engraved M E on front for Maria Egberts, whose husband was the son of Jacob Koenraedt Ten Eyck.

  • Tankard, c 1776
    Private Collection
    h: 7 1/4"
    Engraved H M T E in a circular cartouche on the lid for Hermanus and Margarita (Bleeker) Ten Eyck.

  • Strainer, c 1776
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    l: 5 3/16" (including handle)
    d: 3 1/2"
    Engraved "Leonard Gansevoort"

Jacob married Femmetje Lansing, daughter of Jacob Jacobse Lansing and Marytje Egberts, on 28 Aug 1774 in Albany NY. (Femmetje Lansing was born in 1751 in Albany NY, christened on 7 Jul 1751 in Albany NY and died on 27 Mar 1807.)

Jacob next married Neeltje Roseboom, daughter of Hendrick Myndertse Roseboom and Maria Ten Eyck, in 1767 in Albany NY. (Neeltje Roseboom was born in Albany NY and died before 1774.)

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