American Silversmiths

James Elton
Electa Culver
William Elton
(1811-Bef 1880)


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1. Jerusha Hall

William Elton
  • Born: 5 Nov 1811, Burlington CT
  • Marriage (1): Jerusha Hall on 29 Apr 1829 in Wallingford CT
  • Died: Bef 1880

  General notes:

Pewtersmith and silverplater

  Events in his life were:

  • He was a partner about 1835 with Lemuel Johnson Curtis in Wallingford CT as CURTIS & HALL, having purchased the business of their master, Ira Yale.

  • He was a partner in 1847-1865 with Almer Hall and Jacob Hall in Wallingford CT as HALL, ELTON & Co, manufacturing German silver and britannia wares. 12
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Wallingford CT, listed as a German silver manufacturer.
  • Advertised in the Trow's New York City Directory (New York City NY), 1860, as "Manufactures of every description of German Silver Spoons & Forks. Also, Plated Spoons and Forks of every variety of pattern, and richly plated on the best quality of German Silver. Office with Scoville Manufacturing Co., 36 Park Row and 4 Beekman Street."

William married Jerusha Hall, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on 29 Apr 1829 in Wallingford CT. (Jerusha Hall was born on 9 Nov 1809 in Wallingford CT.)

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