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HELP! Grave has been located flag photo of Seth THOMAS   Seth  THOMAS

  (b. 19 August 1785 Wolcott, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 29 January 1859 Plymouth, Connecticut, USA )  

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Seth THOMAS was born 19 August 1785 in Wolcott, Crown Colony of Connecticut

Seth THOMAS was the child of ?   and   ?

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Seth  married  Philinda (Philendia) TUTTLE abt. 1805 .  Philinda (Philendia) TUTTLE  was born abt. 1789 Philinda (Philendia) died 12 May 1810 in Wolcott, Connecticut, USA (Farmingbury). 

Seth  married  (2) Laura ANDREWS abt. 1811 .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Laura ANDREWS  was born abt. 1790 in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA (Waterville).  Laura died 12 July 1871 in Plymouth, Connecticut, USA (Terryville) (Pequabuck). 

Seth THOMAS died 29 January 1859 in Plymouth, Connecticut, USA .

Occupation: clock maker, woodworker

son of James Thomas and Martha Barnes

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Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

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Seth THOMAS married Grave has been located female ancestor Philinda (Philendia) TUTTLE-- Date: abt. 1805 Place: 

Children of Seth THOMAS and Philinda (Philendia) TUTTLE:

Seth THOMAS married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Laura ANDREWS-- Date: abt. 1811 Place: 

Children of Seth THOMAS and Laura ANDREWS:

flag male ancestor Seth THOMAS (b.13 December 1816, Plymouth, Connecticut, USA   d. 28 April 1888, Thomaston, Connecticut, USA )

flag female ancestor Amanda THOMAS (b.abt. 1821, Thomaston, Connecticut, USA   d. 23 May 1884, Thomaston, Connecticut, USA )

flag male ancestor Aaron THOMAS (b.13 March 1830, Plymouth, Connecticut, USA   d. 28 June 1899, Thomaston, Connecticut, USA )

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birth1785 Birth
19 August 1785
Wolcott, Connecticut, USA (Farmingbury)

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1793 - The cotton gin is invented (Eli Whitney, United States)
1800 - Electric storage battery is invented (Alessandro Volta, Italy)
1800 - Seth Thomas attempted to set up a clock-making industry in Wolcott
He made his first clock in his family's house off of Spindle Hill Road.
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1810 Death of Spouse/Partner
Philinda (Philendia) TUTTLE died 12 May 1810, Wolcott, Connecticut, USA (Farmingbury)
1816 Birth of Child
Seth THOMAS was born 13 December 1816, Plymouth, Connecticut, USA (Terryville) (Pequabuck)
1817 - The bicycle is invented (Baron Karl de Drais de Sauerbrun, Germany)
1824 - Portland cement is invented (Joseph Aspdin, England)
1825 - The locomotive is invented (George Stephenson, England)
1826 - The gas stove is invented (James Sharp, England)
1827 - Matches are invented (John Walker, England)
1829 - The sewing machine is invented (Barthélemy Thimonnier, France)
1830 Birth of Child
Aaron THOMAS was born 13 March 1830, Plymouth, Connecticut, USA (Terryville) (Pequabuck)
1839 - February 24 - Steam shovel patented by William Smith Otis (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
1843 - The Christmas card is invented (Sir Henry Cole and John Callcott Horsley, England)

Artificial Freezer Patented (Nancy M. Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
1845 - The rubber band is invented (Stephen Perry, England)

The refrigerator is invented (John Gorrie, United States)
1849 - The safety pin is invented (Walter Hunt, United States)
1853 - The Seth Thomas Clock Company was established in Thomaston

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1857 - Toilet paper is invented (Joseph Gayetty, United States)
1857 - March 6 – Dred Scott v. Sandford: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that Blacks are not citizens and slaves can not sue for freedom, driving the country further towards the American Civil War.
1858 - March 30 - H. L. Lipman, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, patented the first pencil with eraser
Seth THOMAS - Grave
Hillside Cemetery Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
death1859 Death
29 January 1859
Plymouth, Connecticut, USA (Terryville) (Pequabuck)

Seth is buried at: Hillside Cemetery Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Added: 7/12/2019 9:12:39 AM - Updated: 7/12/2019 10:55:00 AM

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