American Silversmiths

Hezekiah Henchman
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Daniel Henchman


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Daniel Henchman
  • Born: 1 Jan 1689, Boston MA
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Gerrish on 14 Jan 1713 in Boston MA
  • Died: 25 Feb 1761

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  Events in his life were:

  • Spout cup by Jeremiah Dummer, c 1680-1700
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 10
    h: 5 1/4"
    d: 3 3/19" (of lip)
    wt: 8 oz, 13 dwt
    Its early history is unknown; engraved H over D E for Daniel and Elizabeth (Gerrish) Henchman. The cup descended to their daughter, who left it in her will to her nephew by marriage, Governor John Hancock. It is the only known example of a two-handled spout cup by an American silversmith.

Daniel married Elizabeth Gerrish, daughter of John Gerrish and Unknown, on 14 Jan 1713 in Boston MA. (Elizabeth Gerrish was born on 19 Oct 1693 in Boston MA.)

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