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Samuel Colt
Birth: Jul. 19, 1814
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1862
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Inventor, Industrialist. He is best known for his Colt Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company, which mass produced firearms he invented. Some of the revolvers he created, like the Colt .45, became iconic. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Christopher Colt (1780 - 1850)
  Sarah Caldwell Colt (____ - 1821)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Jarvis Colt (1827 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Samuel Jarvis Colt (1857 - 1857)*
  Caldwell Hart Colt (1858 - 1894)*
  Elizabeth Jarvis Colt (1860 - 1863)*
  Henrietta Selden Colt (1861 - 1862)*
  Infant Daughter Colt (1862 - 1862)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Collier Colt (1806 - 1825)**
  Sarah Ann Colt (1808 - 1839)**
  John Caldwell Colt (1810 - 1812)**
  John Caldwell Colt (1810 - 1842)**
  Samuel Colt (1814 - 1862)
  James Benjamin Colt (1816 - 1878)*
  Mary Colt (1819 - 1826)**
  Normand Knox Colt (1821 - 1822)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 2
GPS (lat/lon): 41.72206, -72.69924
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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God bless you on Independence Day (early). Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Jul. 3, 2015
God bless you on Memorial Day (early). Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: May. 23, 2015
God bless you on Armed Forces Day (early). Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: May. 15, 2015
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