American Silversmiths

Joshua Sayre
(Abt 1712-)
Martha Halsey
(Abt 1722-)
Paul Sayre


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Paul Sayre
  • Born: 22 Oct 1760, Southampton NY
  • Marriage (1): Mary Halsey on 9 Dec 1784 in Southampton NY
  • Died: Southampton NY

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  Events in his life were:

  • Alternate Mark

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  • An advertisement ran in the Connecticut Courant and Weekly Intelligencer, 24 Apr 1780,
    Runaway from the subscriber, on the evening of the 23rd instant, an apprentice boy, named Paul Sayre, a native of Long Island, by trade a goldsmith, about nineteen years of age, about five feet, seven or eight inches high, a thick set fellow, flat nose, light eyes, thick lips, somewhat pitted with small pox, has short, straight dark hair. Had on and carried with him a broadcloth blue coat, jacket and breeches, a light-brown short coat, with open sleeves, a jacket about the same colour, a blue great coat, a pair of brown broadcloth breeches, a large castor hat almost new, two pair of shoes, a pair of open work silver shoe buckles and sundry other articles of clothing. Whoever will take up said apprentice, and return him to his master, or confine him so that he shall get him again, shall have One Hundred Dollars Continental Money Reward and all necessary charges paid by James Tiley.
    N.B. Note well: It is supposed that he will endeavor to go on to Long Island. All masters of vessels are forbid carrying him off, or harbouring or concealing him at their peril.
  • He worked in 1780-1800 as a silversmith in Southampton NY 4

Paul married Mary Halsey, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on 9 Dec 1784 in Southampton NY. (Mary Halsey was born on 16 Jul 1764 in Southampton NY and died on 19 Mar 1850 in Southampton NY.)

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