William S. Wood
Skaneateles, NY c. 1810-1815
N.G. Wood & Son / N.G. Wood & Sons
Boston, MA c. 1870-1964
Founded by Nathaniel G. Wood and Albert N. Wood.
Another son joined the firm c. 1889 to become N.G. Wood & Sons.
Makers and retailers of sterling flatware and jewelry and makers of
Albany, Schenectady, and New York, NY c. 1780-1792
Wood & Hughes
New York, NY 1845-1899 / 1903
Founded by Jacob Wood and Jasper W. Hughes.
Successors to Gale, Wood & Hughes. The mark shown in
the two lower left examples was used after 1871. The firm
ceased manufacturing in 1899 and sold their plant to Graff,
Washbourne & Dunn who in turn was acquired by Gorham
in 1961. Wood & Hughes continued in business selling their
stock until they closed for good in 1903. Makers of sterling
and coin flatware and holloware. See flatware patterns.
Wood & Force
New York, NY 1839-1841
Jacob Wood and Jabez Wood Force.
Wolfenden Silver Co.
North Attleboro, MA 1919-1955
Founded by John W. Wolfenden. Purchased by Crown
Silver Co. Makers of sterling flatware and holloware.
General James Wolf
Wilmington, DE 1813-1830 and Philadelphia, PA 1830-1833.
Jacob Wolf (b. 1795)
Westminster, MD c. 1815-1818; Uniontown, MD 1818-mid 1820s;
and Waynesburg, PA mid-1820s to 1864
Silversmith and clockmaker.
Francis H. Wolfe (Wolf)
Philadelphia, PA c. 1829-1849 and
Fort Smith, AR 1850-1867
New York, NY 1806-1830
Was in the partnership of Cole & Wood with Ebenezer Cole 1821-1830.
New York, NY 1835-1850
A partner in the firms of Gale, Wood & Hughes 1834-1845 and
Wood & Hughes 1845-1850.
Woodruff & Deterly
Cincinnati, OH 1817-1821
Enos Woodruff and Jacob Deterly. Successor to R. Best & Co.
Wolf to Woodruff
Wolf to Woodruff
Wilmington, DE 1787-1795; Well's Valley, PA 1795-1820 and 1829-1849;
Hagerstown, MD c. 1795; and Mount Pleasant, PA 1820-1825
Wilmington, DE 1754-1793 and Well's Valley, PA 1793-1817
Was a partner in the firm of Woodcock & Byrnes with
Thomas Byrnes 1790-1794.
Pasadena, CA c. 1950-1951
Georgetown, DC 1805-1808; Washington, DC 1808-1822
Was in the partnerships of Rigden & Wood with Thomas Rigden
1805-1808 and then Bentley & Wood with Joseph Bentley in 1809.
Elizabeth, NJ c. 1812 and Cincinnati, OH 1813-1834
Was involved in a number of partnerships:
Best & Woodruff with Robert Best 1813-1815.
R. Best & Co. with Robert Best and Jacob Deterly 1815-1817.
Woodruff & Deterly with Jacob Deterly 1817-1821.
Woodruff & White with George L. White 1827-1834.
Woodruff also had an interest c. 1813-1820 in the business of E. Ayres & Co. in Louisville, KY, with Elias
Ayres and Jacob Deterly.
Philadelphia, PA c. 1795
Hagerstown, MD 1775-1811