American Silversmiths

Arthur Mowry Potter
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Arthur Mowry Potter


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Arthur Mowry Potter
  • Born: 9 Apr 1811, Providence RI
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Luther in 1833 in Providence RI
  • Died: 12 Dec 1867, Cranston RI

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1835 as a jeweler in Providence RI
    Listed in the 1836 city directory with shop on Richmond Street.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Providence RI, listed as a jeweler.
  • He was a partner before 1857 with Adnah Sackett and Thomas Davis in Providence RI as SACKETT, DAVIS & POTTER.
  • He was a partner in 1857 with ? Mason in Providence RI as POTTER, MASON & Co. The firm did not survive the financial crisis that began mid-year. Also burdened by real estate speculations gone bad, Potter lost his considerable fortune covering the firm's debts.
  • He worked in 1858-1867 as a jeweler in Providence RI

Arthur married Elizabeth Luther in 1833 in Providence RI. (Elizabeth Luther was born on 18 Aug 1813 in Cranston RI and died on 25 Oct 1865.)

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