American Silversmiths

Thomas Matson
Mary Read
(Abt 1637-)
Robert Hanners
(-Bef 1714)
Hannah Matson
(After 1666-c 1732)
George Hanners
(1697-Bef 1740)


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1. Rebecca Pierson

George Hanners
  • Born: 1697, Boston MA
  • Marriage (1): Rebecca Pierson on 28 Jul 1720 in Boston MA
  • Died: Bef 31 May 1740, Boston MA

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark

  • Alternate Mark

  • Cup, c 1720
    Yale University 13
    h: 4 1/16
    d: 3 3/16 (base)
    wt: 6 oz, 7 dwt
    Engraved The gift of Thomas Colyer to the Chorch (sic) of hool [Hull] 1720.
    The donor was the brother-in-law of Matthew Loring who gave similar cups, by William Cowell and unknown IP, to the church.
  • Advertised in the Boston News Letter (Boston MA), 11 Jul 1720, as "George Hannah, goldsmith at his House at the Dock-Head Boston." 3
  • Boston MA, 1740: in Suffolk Probate appears "Inventory of George Hanners Late of Boston Silver-Smith dec'ed Intestate." His tools were itemized and included "1 Belly Pott" anvil, a "Thimble Stamp" and "Death head stamp" for mourning rings. The estate, appraised by William Plafrey, John Simpson, and John Salter, was valued at 2670. 10

George married Rebecca Pierson on 28 Jul 1720 in Boston MA.

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