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John Remington-[1476]
(1746-1769)
Desire Patience Mason-[1477]
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Eliphalet Remington-[1478]
(1768-1861)
Elizabeth Kilbourne-[2031]
(1770-)
Eliphalet Remington Jr., II-[2033]
(1793-1861)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Abigail Paddock-[2037]

Eliphalet Remington Jr., II-[2033] 1 2 3

  • Born: 28 Oct 1793, Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A. 4 5 6
  • Marriage: Abigail Paddock-[2037]
  • Died: 1861 at age 68 6
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bullet  General Notes:

Founder of Remington Rifle works.
American firearms manufacturer, b. Suffield, Conn. Established factory for making rifles, at what is now Ilion, N.Y. (1828); purchased arms manufactory of Ames Co., Springfield, Mass. (1845); contracted for government work. Marketed Remington pistol (from 1847). Expanded into manufacture of agricultural implements (from 1856). His son Philo (1816-1889), b. Litchfield, N.Y., was associated with his father in gun-manufacturing business; president of company (1861-65); reorganized factory (1865), separating agricultural implement works from gun factory, and becoming president of E. Remington Sons, gun manufacturers (1865-89). Expanded operations to include manufacture of Remington sewing machines (from 1870) and Remington typewriters (from 1873); forced by financial conditions to sell sewing machine business (1882), typewriter plant (1886), and agricultural implement factory (1887).

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth: Alt. Birth, 1792. 7


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Eliphalet married Abigail Paddock-[2037] [MRIN: 703].


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Sources


1 InfoPedia 2.0 CDROM INP3AE-BI 29-Volume Encyclopedia plus 7 essential reference books including 29-vol Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Hammond World Atlas, 1995 World Almanac & Book of Facts, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, Merriam-Websters Dictionary of Quotations, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage, Webster's New Biographical Dictionary (Cambridge, MA, Softkey International, 1995). Repository: Don's CD Collection, Call Number:INP3AE-BI. Surety: 3

2 Jerry Larsen, compiler, <i>Larsen McCarty Ancestry</i> (GenCircles.com: jerryjan@comcast.net, 27 Oct 2003) ID: 564. Surety: 1

3 James Hallowell Holcombe Jr, compiler, <i>Thomas Holcombe of Connecticut Descendants including Female Lines</i> (www.holcombegenealogy.com: James Hallowell Holcombe, 9 Nov 2003) ID: 565. Surety: 1

4 http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Valley/1291/darby/fam00199.htm (Susan Buzzard). Surety: 0

5 Infopedia's Webster's New Biographical Dictionary, As to place of birth, Suffield, Connecticutt. Surety: 2

6 John S. Bowman, editor, Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography
Edited by John S. Bowman (Cambridge University Press, copyright 1995 ISBN 0-521-40258-1 CT213.C36 1995 920.073-dc20). Surety: 2

7 Diane Witkowski, "Eliphalet Remington," e-mail message from <dwitkowski@nc.rr.com> () to Don Evan Appleby, 16 Sep 2003 ID: 551. Surety: 1

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