American Silversmiths

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Barnabas Webb
(Abt 1729-1795)


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Barnabas Webb
  • Born: Abt 1729, Boston MA
  • Marriage (1): Mary Holmes in 1769 in Boston MA
  • Died: 30 Dec 1795, Boston MA

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Apprenticed about 1742 to William Homes in Boston MA 1
  • He worked circa 1750-1789 as a silversmith in Boston MA 10
  • Advertised in 1756 (Boston MA), a ring which he had found in Cambridge, calling himself "Goldsmith, near the Market." 10
  • Advertised in 1761 (Boston MA), "informes his Customers, that since he was burnt out near the Market he has opened a Shop in Back-Street, opposite Mr. Brown's Meeting-House, formerly occupied by Mr. Edward Whittemore." 10
  • Advertised in 1765 (Boston MA), having "stopped" a spoon on the suspicion that it had been stolen. 10
  • Boston MA, 1789: listed in the first Boston Directory as Barnabas Webb, retailer on Ann Street.
  • He worked after 1789 as a silversmith in Maine 10

Barnabas married Mary Holmes, daughter of William Holmes and Rebecca Dawes, in 1769 in Boston MA. (Mary Holmes was born about 1734 in Boston MA.)

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