Serving Spoon

Serving Spoon
Serving Spoon
Artist:
Date:
ca. 1700
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silver; Engravings
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Provenance:

Probably made for the Hopkins family, most likely direct ancestor John Hopkins who lived at the time of John Coney's work and was well established enough to afford such silver:
Lt John Hopkins (b 1662, Hartford, Conn) m Hannah Strong; Rev Samuel Hopkins (b 1693, Waterbury, Conn) m Esther Edwards; Rev Samuel Hopkins (b 1729, West Springfield, Mass) m Sarah Porter; Lucy Hopkins (b 1768, Hadley, Mass) m Rev William Riddel; Selina Riddel (b 1807, Deerfield, Mass) m Caleb Allen Cooley; Eli Allen Cooley (b 1833, Deerfield, Mass) m Harriet Dole; William Allen Cooley (b 1864, Manteno, Illinois) m Lina Gould; Mary Elizabeth Cooley (b Manteno, Illinois) m Hiram Ship.

By descent to Mary Elizabeth Cooley Shimp (1896-1939); one spoon each was given to daughters Margaret Shimp Glasgow and Marion Shimp Esson; one spoon each was given to Margaret's daughters, Janet Glasgow Mulshine and Carol Glasgow Frazer.

Accession Number:
2013.88
Acquisition Date:
2013-10-16
Credit Line:

Gift of Carol Glasgow Frazer in memory of her Great Grandmother Lina Gould Cooley

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