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Samuel Terry
Samuel Terry
American, 1774 - 1853
Biography: Samuel Terry was the brother of Eli Terry (1772-1852). He made clocks and saddles in East Hartford, Connecticut, from 1797 to 1818. In 1818, he moved to Plymouth, Connecticut, and began making wooden movements and clock parts for his brother's firm, E. Terry & Sons, and others. Between 1824 and 1827, Eli and Samuel Terry worked together as Eli & Samuel Terry in Plymouth. Samuel Terry's sons, R. E. and J. B. Terry also worked with him. In 1829, Samuel Terry moved to Bristol, Connecticut and continued as a successful clock maker. He died 4 May 1853.