American Silversmiths

Job Davis
(Abt 1715-)
Thomasina Greenleaf
Elias Davis
(Abt 1746-1783)
Pheobe Woodman
(Abt 1748-)
Elias Davis


Family Links


1. Joanna Coffin

Elias Davis
  • Born: 11 Jun 1782, Newburyport MA
  • Marriage (1): Joanna Coffin on 1 Nov 1831 in Newburyport MA
  • Died: 5 Nov 1856, Gardiner ME

  General notes:

Silversmith and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1805-1827 as a silversmith and jeweler in Boston MA with a shop at 11 1/2 Union Street. 3
  • He was a partner circa 1806 with Samuel Davis in Boston MA as S. & E. DAVIS, listed in the city directory at 59 Marlborough
  • Advertised in the Christian Intelligencer (Gardiner ME), 4 Jul 1828, as a watchmaker and jeweler, having taken the south store under the new hotel in Gardiner. He had a long list of goods for sale. 3
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Gardiner ME, listed as a watchmaker.
  • Gardiner ME, 1852: listed as goldsmith and optician in Gardiner Business Directory. 3
  • Flynt & Fales:, . 3 He died intestate. His son-in-law, Robert Thompson, was appointed administrator and Charles Swift was one of the appraisers. The inventory showed a large stock of silver articles.

Elias married Joanna Coffin on 1 Nov 1831 in Newburyport MA. (Joanna Coffin was born on 18 May 1806 in Newburyport MA.)

Home | Surnames | Name List

© Wm Erik Voss 2005