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Timothy Tufts
Birth: Oct. 15, 1818
Charlestown
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 1910
Somerville
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Buried on August 8, 1910.

He died at home, 141 Elm Street. He was born in this house, and lived in it his entire life. ("New York Times", August 8, 1910 - Page 7)

Occupation: Retired Inventor (Death Certificate)

Single

His parents were Isaac Tufts (Born in Charlestown, Mass.); & Lucy Green (Born in Mason, New Hampshire).


- U.S. Patent 46,762 on March 7, 1865 for an "Improvement in Repeating-Cannons" ("Machine Gun" on the patent drawings.) (His rapid-fire cannon fired 85 shots a minute. "New York Times", August 8, 1910 - Page 7)
- U.S. Patent 54,232 on April 24, 1866 for an "Improvement in Tree-Protectors"
- U.S. Patent 64,812 on May 14, 1867 for an "Improved Brick-Moulding Machine" (He made $ 50,000 for this invention. "New York Times", August 8, 1910 - Page 7)
- U.S. Patent 219,129 on September 2, 1879 for an "Improvement in Thill-Couplings"
 
 
Burial:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Eagle Avenue - Lot 4458
 
Created by: NWO
Record added: Oct 10, 2009
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Timothy Tufts
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Timothy Tufts
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Remembering you today Mr. Tufts, 197 years after your birth. Your life was long, prosperous, and honorable. Rest in peace sir.
- Amy Caddell
 Added: Mar. 9, 2015
 
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