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Elizur Barnes
Elizur Barnes
American, 1780 - 1825
Biography: Elizur Barnes advertised as a cabinetmaker and clockmaker in Middletown, Connecticut. He married Clarisa Bacon; they had a son, Richard Edward, born 3 November 1805. According to the American Mercury, 8 March 1825, Elizur Barnes died at age 45. The Middlesex County Historical Society owns Elizur Barnes' account book. The State Library owns Barnes' probate inventory from 1825. It lists cabinetmaking tools, materials and workbenches.