American Silversmiths

Samuel Wing
Joanna Haskell
Moses Wing


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1. Hannah Denslow
2. Huldah Denslow

Moses Wing
  • Born: 25 Apr 1760, Rochester MA
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Denslow on 12 Dec 1781 in Windsor CT
  • Marriage (2): Huldah Denslow on 8 Apr 1793 in Windsor CT
  • Died: 23 Oct 1804, Windsor CT

  General notes:

Silversmith and clockmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1775-1803 as a goldsmith and clockmaker in Windsor CT built a shop on the end of the family lot. "Called a goldsmith . . . made brass clocks, some of which are still excellent timekeepers, silver teaspoons, knee-buckles, shoe-buckles, etc." 3
  • 1777: enlisted as a private for service at Peekskill in Capt. Edward Griswold's company of Connecticut militia, ending war as a major. 3
  • He was a partner circa 1803-1805 with Geer Terry in Hartford CT 3
  • Advertised in the Hartford American Mercury (Hartford CT), 3 Mar 1803, the partnership with Geer Terry: "Makers of all kinds of gold and silversmith work."
  • He worked in 1805-1809 as a silversmith and clockmaker in Worcester MA 3
  • Advertised in the Thomas's Massachusetts Spy (Worcester MA), 6 Jan 1808-5 Oct 1808, as a "gold and silversmith." 3

Moses married Hannah Denslow on 12 Dec 1781 in Windsor CT. (Hannah Denslow was born in 1761 in North Windsor CT, christened on 15 Nov 1761 in North Windsor CT and died on 8 Sep 1792 in Windsor CT.)

Moses next married Huldah Denslow, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on 8 Apr 1793 in Windsor CT. (Huldah Denslow was born on 3 Apr 1771 in Windsor CT and died on 13 Sep 1861 in West Stewartstown NH.)

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