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George Halliwell


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George Halliwell
  • Born: England
  • Marriage (1): Phebe Roe about 1807
  • Died: Feb 1817, Poughkeepsie NY

  General notes:

Silversmith and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked before 1806 as a silversmith and watchmaker in New York City NY 18
  • He was a partner in 1806-1813 with John Field in Poughkeepsie NY as FIELD & HALLIWELL. 18
  • Advertised in the Poughkeepsie Journal (Poughkeepsie NY), 10 May 1806, appended to an announcement of the partnership of FIELD & HALLIWELL:
    "George Halliwell presents his respects to the public, and informs them: that from his thorough knowledge of the Watch and Clock making business, it will be much to the advantage of those who want Clocks, Watches, or repairs, to apply to him, having served his apprenticeship, and worked in some of the first shops in England, where business was conducted on a very extensive scale, has had a superior opportunity to most workmen in this country of perfecting himself in general and detached branches."
  • He worked in 1813-1817 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Poughkeepsie NY 18

George married Phebe Roe about 1807. (Phebe Roe was born on 26 Jan 1786 in Fishkill NY.)

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