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Gilson Diron Hollister


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Gilson Diron Hollister
  • Born: 15 Feb 1814, New Haven CT
  • Died: 3 Mar 1892, Longmeadow MA

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked before 1842 as a jeweler in New Haven CT
    Listed in the 1841 city directory at George Street, near Church.
  • He was a partner in 1842-1843 with John Danforth in Hartford CT as DANFORTH & HOLLISTER. 12
  • He was a partner after 1848 with Jacob Colton in Hartford CT having bought out the gold spectacle and thimble business of Dimond Chandler

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