American Silversmiths

Charles Louis Hequembourg
(1759-1851)
Mercy Cook
(1764-1830)
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Charles Louis Hequembourg
(1788-1875)

 

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1. Mehitable Emma Fabyan Morse

Charles Louis Hequembourg
  • Born: 10 Oct 1788, Hartford CT
  • Marriage (1): Mehitable Emma Fabyan Morse on 11 Oct 1810 in New Haven CT
  • Died: 17 Aug 1875, Webster Groves MO

  General notes:

Silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:


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  • He worked in 1809-1822 as a silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker in New Haven CT 14
  • Advertised in the Connecticut Journal (New Haven CT), Mar 1809, stating he had commenced business as watchmaker and silversmith at sign of the Gold Watch, at store lately occupied by John H. Hall, Church Street. Advertised extensively 1809-22. Removed opposite his old stand in Church Street, 1814. Continued to advertise watches and watch repairing, large assortment of gold seals, keys and chains, earrings, finger rings, silver table and teaspoons of his own manufacture and. . . "thousands of articles too numerous for an advertisement." In Sept. 1820, announced " . . . entire stock of Mr. C. Hequembourg, Church Street, is being offered for sale, to close the concern. . . at 25% below market price." In December of the same year, he extended thanks and guaranteed business would be continued as in past 14 years. A year later he announced the removal of his shop to the Glebe Building, south corner of the Green, on Church Street. 3
  • He worked in 1823-1826 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Albany NY 3
  • He worked in 1827-1829 as a silversmith and watchmaker in New York City NY
    Listed in the 1827 city directory at 305 Broadway. 3
  • He worked in 1830-1834 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Paterson Essex NJ
  • He worked in 1835-1842 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Buffalo NY 3
  • Appointed after 1843 as Justice of the Peace in Saint Louis MO 14
  • He worked after 1843 as a silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker in Saint Louis MO with a shop at 33 Main Street.

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  • Watch paper, c 1845
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  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Saint Louis MO, listed as a jeweler.

Charles married Mehitable Emma Fabyan Morse on 11 Oct 1810 in New Haven CT. (Mehitable Emma Fabyan Morse was born in Nov 1792 in New Haven CT and died on 1 Apr 1866 in Saint Louis MO.)




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