A beautiful Brown Brothers crock with a stamp and the inscription "Julia 1871" inspired me to tell what I knew of the transition of the Pottery families from 1854 until 1904 from the perspective of Julia Ketcham Caire.
Between 1854 and 1863 Huntington Pottery stoneware was marked with the name F. J. Caire. Although this mark was used consistently during this era of the Huntington Pottery, Frederick J. Caire was never the sole owner. His partners fluctuated among Francis S. Hoyt, Isaac Scudder Ketcham, and Henry Scudder Ketcham. [To be continued...]