American Silversmiths

Oliver Besley
(1658-Bef 1748)
Marie Theuvet
Thauvet Besley


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Thauvet Besley
  • Born: 1691, Charleston SC
  • Died: 28 Mar 1757, New York City NY

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  Events in his life were:

  • Made freeman of New York City NY, 17 Dec 1727. 8
  • Advertised in the The New-York Gazette or the Weekly Post-Boy (New York City NY), 10 Nov 1746,
    "Thauvet Besly, Gold-Smith, on Golden-hill in New-York, has at his House Peter Lorin, a Jeweller, from London who setts after the neatest & Newest Fashions, all sorts of Jewels, Rings, Ear-Rings, Solitairs, Lockets, Aigrettes, Stay-Hooks, Seals, as also Diamonds, Rubies, Emeralds, Saphires, or any other kind of stone to the best advantage, at very reasonable Rates." 8

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