- Cynthia Adams Hoover
(bap. Salem, MA, May 13, 1744; bur. Salem, MA, Jan 13, 1795). American craftsman. He was the son of Samuel Blyth sr and brother of the pastellist, Benjamin. Salem account books record Samuel jr as a heraldic and commercial painter, a portraitist and engraver, a gilder, and a maker of Venetian blinds. He was appointed organist at St Peter’s Church in Salem on ...