American Silversmiths

Albert Becker
Catharine Goeway
James Becker


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James Becker
  • Born: 10 Apr 1818, Halfmoon NY

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1854-1860 as a jeweler in Syracuse NY in his brother Daniel's shop, after his father's retirement.
  • He was a partner in 1860-1865 with Eliel Gilbert Lathrop in Syracuse NY as BECKER & LATHROP, with a shop at 22 South Salina Street.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Syracuse NY, listed as a jeweler.
  • Advertised in the Central City Daily Courier (Syracuse NY), 3 Mar 1860, announcing "New Firm and New Goods: BECKER & LATHROP respectfully inform the public, that they have taken the old stand recently occupied by B. R. NORTOON & Co." and offering a full range of jewelry and table goods "Of Purest Silver and Warranted of the First Quality."
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Lafayette NY, listed as a retired jeweler.

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