American Silversmiths

Samuel Henderson
Hannah Smith
George Halliwell
Phebe Roe
Adam Henderson
Maria Halliwell
John W. Henderson


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John W. Henderson
  • Born: 1 Oct 1829, Poughkeepsie NY
  • Died: 26 Jun 1871, Poughkeepsie NY

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Poughkeepsie NY, listed as a silversmith living in his father's household.
  • He was a partner circa 1855-1871 with Oliver Samuel Henderson in Poughkeepsie NY as HENDERSON BROTHERS, jewelers and watchmakers at 256 Main Street. At John's death, the firm was sold to MEYERS & AINLY.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Poughkeepsie NY, listed as a jeweler.
  • Advertised in the Poughkeepsie City Directory (Poughkeepsie NY), 1862,
    "Dealers in Fine Gold and Silver Watches, Jewelry, Gold and Silver Spectacles, Silver and Plated Ware, fine Cutlery, etc. Watches and Clocks of every description carefully repaired."

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