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Walter Hunt
Birth: Jul. 29, 1796
Martinsburg
Lewis County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1859
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Inventor. Born in Martinsburg, New York, he was a mechanic whom created many practical things, as well as a few unusual ones. Among his many inventions, he is best known for creating the safety pin and making the first workable sewing machine. He also invented a machine to make rope, a grindstone to sharpen knives and a device for spinning wool and cotton. He continued to work on his inventions until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Polly Ann Cole Hunt (1792 - 1870)*
 
 Children:
  George Washington Hunt (1827 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section H, Lot 17089
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Walter Hunt
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