American Silversmiths

Joseph Mygatt
Elizabeth Starr
(Abt 1714-1777)
Eli Mygatt
Abigail Starr
Comfort Starr Mygatt


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1. Lucy Knapp

Comfort Starr Mygatt
  • Born: 23 Aug 1763, Danbury CT
  • Marriage (1): Lucy Knapp on 26 Oct 1783 in Danbury CT
  • Died: 17 Oct 1823, Canfield OH

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1790-1807 as a gold- and silversmith and watch- and clockmaker. In Danbury CT with his brother, David Mygatt, succeeded father in business in Sep 1804. 3

  • Portrait by by John Brewster, 1799
    Private Collection
  • Advertised in Sep 1804 (Danbury CT), for one or two boys to serve as apprentices to the gold- and silversmith, clock- and watchmaking business. 3
  • Appointed in 1800-1802 as Member of General Assembly in Danbury CT 3
  • He worked in 1807-1823 as a silversmith and watchmaker in Canfield OH 3

Comfort married Lucy Knapp, daughter of Joshua Knapp and Abigail Bostwick, on 26 Oct 1783 in Danbury CT. (Lucy Knapp was born on 17 Aug 1766 in Danbury CT and died on 8 Aug 1804 in Danbury CT.)

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