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Amzi Chapin
Amzi Chapin
American, 1768 - 1835
Biography: Amzi Chapin was a member of the Chapin cabinetmaking family. He was the younger brother of Aaron Chapin (1753-1838) and the second cousin of Eliphalet Chapin (1741-1807). Amzi Chapin worked in Hartford from 1788 until 1791, when he moved to New Haven. Thereafter he embarked on a career as an itinerant singing teacher, composer, and part-time cabinetmaker in the South and Midwest.