American Silversmiths

John Jones
(1706-1798)
Elizabeth Gibbs
(1717-1776)
John Jones
(1751-1826)
Mary Belknap
(1761-1798)
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John Belknap Jones
(1782-1854)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Alexandrine Maria Bond

John Belknap Jones
  • Born: 3 Aug 1782, Farmington Middlesex MA
  • Marriage (1): Alexandrine Maria Bond on 29 Oct 1809 in Boston MA
  • Died: 7 May 1854, Roxbury MA

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:


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  • He was a partner in 1816-1820 with Jabez Baldwin in Boston MA as BALDWIN & JONES, having purchased the business of John MacFarlane. Working at 59 Cornhill and later on Market Street. 3

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  • Receipt, 5 Sep 1818
    Winterthur Library

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  • Water pitcher by BALDWIN & JONES
    Private Collection
    h: 9 1/2"
    w: 9 1/2" (including handle)
    wt: 26.70 oz.
    Engraved on bottom "G.H. to Mary C. Shannon 1851" and "M. S. W. 1901"

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  • Receipt, 1820
    Historic New England
  • He worked in 1821-1827 as a silversmith and jeweler in Boston MA from his father's old shop at 37 Market until 1828, then at 123 Washington Street. Listed in various directories as an importer, jeweler, and manufacturer of silver plate. 3
  • He was a partner in 1822-1828 with Edward Putnam and John J. Lows in Boston MA as PUTNAM & LOW. 3
  • He worked in 1828-1832 as a silversmith in Boston MA

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  • Receipt, 22 Oct 1828
    Winterthur Library

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  • Advertised in the Stimpson's Boston Directory (Boston MA), 1832,

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  • He was a partner in 1833-1834 with Samuel S. Ball in Boston MA as JOHN B. JONES & Co. 3

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  • He was a partner in 1839-1846 with Francis Lows, John J. Lows and Trustworthy M. Ball in Boston MA as JONES, LOWS & BALL 3

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  • Receipt from JONES, BALL & LOW
    Private Collection
    Wm Moulton
              Bot of Jones Lows & Ball
    Boston May 17/39
    23.14 Silver@9/27.65
    Making 7 Sets Teas3/3.50
    " 2 " "4/61.50
    11 DWT fine Gold89c9.79
    Making 2 Strings Beads4/61.50
       
    $43.94

    Recd Pay
                                 for Jones, Lows & Ball
                                  Wm Balch

  • Boston MA, 1845-1856: working as treasurer of the East Boston Company. 4

John married Alexandrine Maria Bond on 29 Oct 1809 in Boston MA. (Alexandrine Maria Bond was born on 8 Sep 1788 in Paris France and died on 28 Feb 1863 in Roxbury MA.)




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