American Silversmiths

Christopher Woods
Phebe Freeman
(Abt 1735-1779)
Freeman Woods
(1765-Bef 1834)


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1. Hannah Murdock

Freeman Woods
  • Born: 18 Sep 1765, Morristown NJ
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Murdock in New Bern NC
  • Died: Bef 20 Nov 1834, New Bern NC

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked circa 1785-1794 as a silversmith in New York City NY 15,18

  • Snuff box, c 1790
    Winterthur Library
    h: 1"
    w: 1 5/8"
    wt: 1 oz
  • He worked in 1794-1830 as a silversmith in New Bern NC 15,18
  • Advertised in the North Carolina Gazette (New Bern NC), 21 Feb 1795, announcing that he had commenced business two doors above William Lawrences's store and offering waiters, tankards, teapots, spoons, tongs, and the like, all made in the newest fashion and at short notice. 15

  • Sugar urn, c 1795
    Private Collection
    h: 10"
    wt: 11 oz, 8 dwt
  • Advertised in the Newbern Herald (New Bern NC), 27 Nov 1809, offering "Silver Spoons particularly of every description, warrented lower than can be bought anywhere to the northward -- and of superior workmanship." 15

Freeman married Hannah Murdock, daughter of David Murdock and Mary Willis, in New Bern NC. (Hannah Murdock was born about 1787 in New Bern NC and died in Oct 1811 in New Bern NC.)

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