American Silversmiths

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Benjamin Clark Gilman


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Benjamin Clark Gilman
  • Born: 8 Jul 1763, Exeter NH
  • Marriage (1): Mary Thing Gilman on 24 Jun 1788 in Exeter NH
  • Died: 13 Oct 1835, Exeter NH

  General notes:

Silversmith and clockmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1783-1835 as a silversmith in Gilmanton NH inventive instruments maker, engineer, watch- and clockmaker, merchant, landlord and able citizen, as well as silversmith and engraver, In Antiques Magazine (Sept. 1943) Spinney lists inventory of Gilman's estate including tools, unfinished instruments and two cases of shop drawers with their contents. 3
  • Appointed in 1797-1802 as Selectman in Gilmanton NH
  • Appointed in 1814-1817 as Selectman in Gilmanton NH 3

  • Watch paper, c 1800
    Private Collection

Benjamin married Mary Thing Gilman on 24 Jun 1788 in Exeter NH. (Mary Thing Gilman was born on 10 May 1768 in Exeter NH and died on 7 Dec 1841 in Exeter NH.)

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