American Silversmiths

John Johannes Lent
Anna Engeltje Hoogland
(Abt 1729-)
John Lent
(Abt 1766-)


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1. Sarah Ogilvie

John Lent
  • Born: Abt 1766, New York City NY
  • Christened: 19 Oct 1766, New York City NY
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Ogilvie on 27 Aug 1786 in New York City NY

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1787-1800 as a goldsmith and jeweler in New York City NY at 61 Beekman Street until 1791, afterwards at 69 Maiden Lane. 8
  • Advertised in the Impartial Gazetteer (New York City NY), 2 Aug 1788, "John Lent, Gold, Silver-Smith, and Jeweller, No. 61 Beekman-street, Begs leave to inform the public in general, and his friends in particular, that he carries on the above business in all its various branches, in the newest and most fashionable manner. Those who please to honor him with their commands, may depend upon being served in the neatest manner, and on the most reasonable terms. The highest price given for old Gold and Silver. Wanted—as an apprentice to the above business, a young Lad that can be well recommended." 8

John married Sarah Ogilvie on 27 Aug 1786 in New York City NY. (Sarah Ogilvie was born about 1770 in Tarrytown NY.)

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