American Silversmiths

Nicholas Hallam
(1718-)
Elizabeth Latimore
(Abt 1723-)
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John Hallam
(1752-1800)

 

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Spouses/Children:

1. Elizabeth Prentice

John Hallam
  • Born: 7 Oct 1752, New London CT
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Prentice in 1785
  • Died: 7 May 1800, New London CT

  General notes:

Silversmith

  Events in his life were:

  • Advertised in 1773 (New London CT), "At his shop near the signpost, makes and sells all kinds of goldsmith's and jewelers's work as cheap as can be had in this Colony." 3

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  • Mug, c 1775
    Private Collection 14
    h: 6 1/4"
    Engraved in 19th century script "Lucretia Christophers / b. Jan.19.1750 d. Mch.19.1825 / Married May 13.1770 / John Mumford / b. Dec.3.1740 d. July 14.1825"
  • Flynt & Fales:, . 3 Engraved plates for bills of credit for the Colony in 1775. Lost rather heavily when New London was burned by the British in 1781. The inventory of his estate mentioned a quantity of silver -- tankards, porringers, pepper pot, sugar bowls, spoons, etc. -- but nothing of tools.

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  • Invoice for currency engraving, 1775
    Private Collection

John married Elizabeth Prentice in 1785. (Elizabeth Prentice was born in 1768 in New London CT, died in 1850 and was buried in 1850.)




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