American Silversmiths

Henry Marquand
Lucretia Jennings
Nathaniel Penfield
Rachel Marquand
Josiah Penfield


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Josiah Penfield
  • Born: 6 Jun 1785, Fairfield CT
  • Died: 12 Sep 1828, Rye NY

  General notes:

Silversmith and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • Watch paper
    American Antiquarian Society
  • He was a partner in 1810-1815 with Isaac Marquand and Cornelius Paulding in Savannah GA as MARQUAND, PAULDING & PENFIELD. Penfield had been an employee of MARQUAND & PAULDING for several years before becoming a partner. The business had three main branches: a New York City office (MARQUAND & PAULDING) run by Marquand, the jewelery store in Savannah run jointly by Paulding and Penfield, and a New Orleans branch run by Paulding as C. PAULDING & Co. The complicated arrangement was finally dissolved by mutual consent on 15 November 1815. 15


  • Tablespoon, c 1820-1830
    Savannah GA
    l: 8 1/4"
    wt: 2 oz
  • He was a partner in 1826-1828 with Moses Eastman in Savannah GA as EASTMAN & PENFIELD.

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