American Silversmiths

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Simeon Walton


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Simeon Walton
  • Born: 20 May 1779, Amherst NH
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Hannaford on 13 Apr 1800 in New Gloucester ME
  • Died: 9 Mar 1862, Norway ME

  General notes:

Silversmith and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1800-1841 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Paris ME 3
  • He worked in 1841-1862 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Norway ME 3
  • Advertised in the Norway Advertiser (Norway ME), 13 Oct 1848, noted his shop on Main Street, nearly opposite the Elm House, where he dealt clock and watch repair, jewelery, and silver goods. 3

  • Watch paper, c 1845
    American Antiquarian Society
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Norway ME, listed as a jeweler.

  • Watch paper, c 1850
    American Antiquarian Society
  • Advertised in the Oxford Democrat (Norway ME), 11 Aug 1854, announcing his move to a new location on Paris Hill in the ". . . Hammond Store nearly opposite the Stage House, clocks watches, spectacles on hand, jewelery and watches repaired." 3
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Paris ME, listed as a jeweler.

Simeon married Margaret Hannaford, daughter of Robert Bartoll Hannaford and Martha Tucker, on 13 Apr 1800 in New Gloucester ME. (Margaret Hannaford was born on 9 May 1778 in New Gloucester ME, christened on 5 Jul 1778 in New Gloucester ME and died on 10 Oct 1850 in Norway ME.)

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