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John Mecom
  • Born: 31 Mar 1741, Boston MA
  • Died: 30 Sep 1770

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  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1763-1765 as a silversmith in New Brunswick NJ 18
  • He worked in 1765-1770 as a silversmith in New York City NY 18
  • Advertised in the The New-York Mercury (New York City NY), 29 Apr 1765,
    ". . .John Mecom, Opposite The Whitehall Tavern, in Albany-street, New-Brunswick. . . makes and sells all sorts of jewelers and goldsmiths ware; those therefore that will favour him with their custom, may depend on being served on the most reasonable terms."
  • An announcement ran in the The New-York Gazette or the Weekly Post-Boy (New York City NY), 8 Oct 1770,
    "This is to give Notice to the Creditors of John Mecom, Jeweller, who died on Sunday the 30th of September last, That Catharine Mecom, his Widow, declining the Administration, is ready to deliver the Effects and Estate he died possessed of, to the Creditors or to any one that shall administer on the same; and that she would be glad to hear from them soon. Catharine Mecom. New Brunswick."

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