George Coggeshall of Bristol, Rhode Island.

George Coggeshall of Bristol, Rhode Island. George was born in 1786 and is listed as working in Bristol circa 1807. In the 1820’s, he appears in Wilmington, North Carolina and then in New York City in the 1830’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