George Coggeshall of Bristol, Rhode Island.

George Coggeshall of Bristol, Rhode Island. George was born in 1786 and is listd as working in Bristol circa 1807. In the 1820â⒬┢s, he appears in Wilmington, North Carolina and then in New Yorkin the 1830â⒬┢s.By 1836, he is listed in Grand Rapids, Michigan as a clock and watchmaker.

George Coggeshall of Bristol, Rhode Island. “WARRANTED FOR DR. THOMAS NELSON / 1811.”

This clock was made for Dr. Thomas Nelson. He is an interesting character. According to the Vital Records of Rhode Island… read more