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Samuel Colt

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Gun inventor and manufacturer.[D8]
According to biographer William B. Edwards, Samuel Colt had married Caroline Henshaw in Scotland (1838) before his brother John had, and was the father of her son.  He then divorced her and persuaded John to marry her and pass off his son as John's.[S73]

Place of birth: Lord's Hill, near Hartford, Conn.[S73]
Place of death: Hartford, Conn.[D8]



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