American Silversmiths

Stephen Hildreth
Adeline Mansfield
(Abt 1791-)
Chester Hildreth


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Chester Hildreth
  • Born: 29 Nov 1823, Richmond VT
  • Died: 14 Jun 1902, Burlington VT

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1844-1860 as a silversmith and jeweler in Burlington VT as a journeyman in the firm of BRINSMAID BROTHERS. 16

  • He was a partner in 1860-1889 with William Bliss Brinsmaid in Burlington VT as BRINSMAID & HILDRETH. Shop originally located at 1 Bank Block, College Street. In 1871 located at 149 Church Street and by 1880 at 99 Church Street. 16
  • Advertised in the Bangor Daily Whig and Courier (Bangor ME), 18 May 1861, as part of a group endorsement of the Waltham Watch Company.

  • Tradecard, c 1880
    Private Collection
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Burlington VT, listed as a jeweler.

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