American Silversmiths

Simeon A. Bayley
(Abt 1759-)


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1. Catherine Bickers

Simeon A. Bayley
  • Born: Abt 1759, New York City NY
  • Marriage (1): Catherine Bickers

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark
  • He worked circa 1785-1796 as a silversmith in New York City NY
    A member, in 1792, of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of New York City.
  • He was a partner circa 1797 with James Douglas in New York City NY as BAYLEY & DOUGLAS. 18

  • Countermarked coin, c 1798
    Private Collection
  • He was a partner in 1784-1785 with Daniel Van Voorhis and William Coley in New York City NY as VAN VOORHIS, BAYLEY & COLEY. 4
  • Advertised in the Independent Journal: or, the General Advertiser (New York City NY), 9 Jul 1785,
    "The copartnership of Van Voorhis, Bayley and Coley, being by mutual consent dissolved, S. A. Bayley Returns his sincere Thanks to his Friends, and the Public in general, and begs leave to inform them, that he carries on his Manufactory of Gold, Silver, Jewellery, and Water-Gilding, at No. 237, Queen-Street, corner of King-street. Having procured the best Workmen from Europe, he flatters himself that the Goods he manufactures in any of the above Branches, will be sold on much lower Terms than those imported, and equally as good in point of Workmanship. He has imported, directly from the Manufacturers a great variety of Plated Goods and Hardware. . ." 4

Simeon married Catherine Bickers. (Catherine Bickers was born on 2 Dec 1761 in Kingston NY.)

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