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 Elizabeth Hart <I>Jarvis</I> Colt

Elizabeth Hart Jarvis Colt

Birth
Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Death 23 Aug 1905 (aged 77)
USA
Burial Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 12544 · View Source
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Her husband, Sam, invented the Colt Revolver. When he died, she followed through on her promise to "carry out his plans". She maintained stock control of the Colt firearms company. She was very involved in the community of Hartford, Connecticut (where she was a generous philanthropist). She was instrumental in the establishment of Cedar Hill Cemetery - where she is now buried.



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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Hart Jarvis Colt (5 Oct 1827–23 Aug 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12544, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .