American Silversmiths

David Brown
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David Brown


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1. Patience Rogers

David Brown
  • Born: 1781, Attleboro MA
  • Marriage (1): Patience Rogers on 2 Apr 1809 in Middletown RI
  • Died: 1868, Pawtucket RI

  General notes:

Silversmith and instrument maker

  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark

  • Alternate Mark (tentative attribution)
  • He worked in 1804-1828 as a silversmith in Warren RI
    Initially working from a shop in town, he later took to the roads, travelling the Connecticut Valley, grinding cutlery and selling silver of his own manufacture. 3
  • He worked in 1829-1831 as a silversmith in Pawtucket RI with a branch location in Providence. 3

  • Watch paper, c 1830
    American Antiquarian Society
  • He was a partner in 1831-1841 with Joseph Rogers Brown in Providence RI manufacturing watches, clocks, and surveying and mechanical instruments.
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Indiantown, Bureau, IL, listed as a watch and clockmaker.

David married Patience Rogers on 2 Apr 1809 in Middletown RI. (Patience Rogers was born about 1791 in Middletown RI.)

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