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2. Harriet Thompson

William Platt
  • Born: 19 Nov 1780, Lanesborough MA
  • Marriage (1): Pamelia Royce on 7 Feb 1804 in Lanesborough MA
  • Marriage (2): Harriet Thompson on 4 Dec 1817 in Delaware OH
  • Died: 15 Jul 1825, Lancaster OH

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1810-1825 as a silversmith in Columbus OH 4
  • Advertised on 30 Oct 1817 (Columbus OH),
    William Platt Clock and Watch Maker, Silversmith and Jeweler opposite the State House, Columbus: Returns his grateful acknoweldgements to his many friends and customers, for their past and continued favors, and will esteem it a pleasure, at any time, to subserve their interests in the line of his profession. He has on Hand and will keep constantly for sale All kinds of Gold and Silver Ware. He has lately returned from Philadelphia, a very elegant and fashionable assortment of cornelian stones, ------ will shortly be set in watch keys, and ______, Ladies breast pins and ear rings, in the most superb manner - Also, a large supply of watch materials - and having employed one of the best workmen in the state, he will be enabled to repair all watches, entrusted to his charge, with fidelity, care, and dispatch
    * Cash paid for old Gold, Silver & Brass.

William married Pamelia Royce, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on 7 Feb 1804 in Lanesborough MA. (Pamelia Royce was born on 17 Apr 1783 in Lanesborough MA and died on 7 Jan 1814.)

William next married Harriet Thompson on 4 Dec 1817 in Delaware OH. (Harriet Thompson was born on 20 Apr 1788 in Blandford MA and died on 4 Sep 1865 in Delaware OH.)

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