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Elisha Hinsdale


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Elisha Hinsdale
  • Born: 28 Feb 1761, Harwinton CT
  • Died: 22 Jun 1827

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  • , . Originally apprenticed to a blacksmith at Canaan, he enlisted at the outbreak of the Revolution and served three years, but lost his health and returned home. He learned the jeweler's trade in Litchfield, practiced his trade a few years in Canaan, then gave it up to join his brother Abel at Torrington in the axe and scythe business.

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