American Silversmiths

John Smith Mitchell
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John S. Mitchell


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1. Mary Lyman Benedict

John S. Mitchell
  • Born: 1 Dec 1817, New Haven CT
  • Marriage (1): Mary Lyman Benedict on 3 Jan 1838 in Waterbury CT
  • Died: 1 Feb 1875, Waterbury CT

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1840-1847 as a manufacturer in Waterbury CT as manager of BENEDICT & BURNHAM. Though still listed as a member of the firm, illness forced him to essentially retire in 1847. After a long convelecence, he returned to business, engaging in several partnerships involved with cast brass and german silver goods.
  • He appeared on the 1860 census taken at Waterbury CT, listed as a manufacturer, living in his father-in-law's household.

John married Mary Lyman Benedict, daughter of Aaron Benedict and Charlotte Porter, on 3 Jan 1838 in Waterbury CT. (Mary Lyman Benedict was born on 24 Sep 1819 in Waterbury CT.)

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