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Amos Doolittle

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut
Death: February 2, 1832 (77)
Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ambrose Doolittle and Martha Doolittle
Husband of Phebe Doolittle and Esther Moss
Father of Sarah McClary
Brother of Abner Doolittle; Reuben Doolittle and Thankful Doolittle

Occupation: Engraver, silversmith
Managed by: Erica "the Disconnectrix" Howton
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About Amos Doolittle

Amos Doolittle (May 8, 1754 – February 2, 1832) was an American engraver and silversmith, known as "The Revere of Connecticut."

A self-taught artist from Cheshire, CT, Doolittle became an expert in copper engraving and specialized in scenes of the American Revolutionary war. He was sought out by many early Americans eager to learn the art of engraving, including James Wilson and Ralph Earl. Doolittle was also member of the Governor's Second Company of Guards under Capt. Benedict Arnold. He settled in New Haven, Connecticut and is buried in the Grove Street Cemetery in New Haven.


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Amos Doolittle's Timeline

May 8, 1754
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut
June 4, 1804
Age 50
Connecticut, United States
February 2, 1832
Age 77
Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, United States