American Silversmiths

William Bond


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1. Hannah Cranch

William Bond
  • Born: 16 Jan 1754, Ottery St. Mary England
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Cranch in 1787 in Portland ME

  General notes:

Silversmith and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • Made freeman of Boston MA, 1785. Granted by special act of the General Court. 3
  • He worked circa 1785-1801 as a silversmith, watchmaker, and general merchant in Portland ME 3
  • Advertised in the Gazette of Maine (Portland ME), 23 Dec 1790, offering his services as goldsmith, jeweler, and watchmaker. 3
  • He worked after 1801 as a silversmith, watchmaker, and jeweler in Boston MA
    Listed in city directories, first in Merchant's Row and later at 36 Marlborough. 3
  • He was a partner circa 1815-1832 with William Cranch Bond in Boston MA as WILLIAM BOND & SON, with a shop at 8 Congress Square.

William married Hannah Cranch in 1787 in Portland ME. (Hannah Cranch was born on 12 May 1761 in Stoke Fleming Devon England.)

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