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Asa Bicknell
Mrs. Asa Bicknell
Francis Bicknell


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Francis Bicknell
  • Born: 27 Mar 1792, Barrington RI
  • Christened: 20 Jan 1842
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Hull on 17 May 1818
  • Died: Oct 1877

  General notes:

Jeweler and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1818-1859 as a jeweler and watchmaker in Rome NY
  • Advertised in the Roman Citizen (Rome NY), 15 Jan 1842,
    New & Fashionable Jewelry.
    THE UNDERSIGNED respectfully informs the citizens of Rome and its vicinity, that he has re-commenced the business of Clock and Watch repairing in its various branches, in the shop lately occupied by H. B. Arnold. He is confident that his present facilities for doing good work, combined with his long experience in the business will procure him sufficient patronage.
    All work entrusted to him will be executed with promptness and warranted to perform for one year. He has on hand for sale an extensive assortment of rich and fashionable Jewelry, Chronometers of all kinds, Silver and Britannia Ware, Musical Instruments, Military goods. Finished Cutlery, Perfumery. Fancy Articles, &c &c.
    N. B. Cash paid for old Gold and Silver
    Rome, November, 1841
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Rome NY, listed as a clock and watchmaker.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Rome NY, listed as a retired jeweler.

Francis married Elizabeth Hull on 17 May 1818. (Elizabeth Hull was born on 25 Sep 1797 in Providence RI and died on 7 Dec 1871.)

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