American Silversmiths

Mr. Targee
Mrs. Targee
John Targee
(c 1775-1850)


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John Targee
  • Born: c 1775
  • Died: 14 Feb 1850, New York City NY

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

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  • He worked circa 1795-1807 as a silversmith in New York City NY
    Listed in city directories at 24 Gold Street until 1799.

  • He was a partner in 1809-1814 with Peter Targee in New York City NY as I & P TARGEE with a shop at 192 Water Street, assuming the business of John Vernon. 4
  • Master to William Gale Abt 1813 in New York City NY.
  • He worked circa 1815-1839 as a silversmith in New York City NY

  • Presentation sword, c 1815
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    l: 37 1/4"
    Presented posthumously to Brigadier General Daniel Davis (17771813) of the New York Militia, who died during the Battle of Erie on September 10, 1813.

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