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Cyrus Chambers Jr

Birthplace: Bloomfield Mill, Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: July 09, 1911 (77)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Pusey Chambers and Hannah Thompson
Husband of Mary Pyle
Father of Isabel Chambers and Hannah Chambers
Brother of William Chambers; Mary Chambers; James T Chambers; Pusey Chambers; Edwin Chambers and 7 others

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About Cyrus Chambers Jr

From the document of John T. Chambers:

Cyrus was taken into the dental office of [his] brother Edwin, who had his office in what is now known as the Unicorn Inn building, opposit the town hall. At odd times he would tinker, instead of going fishing, playing ball, etc., like other boys. Here he made a miniature engine out of gold and silver, of the walking-beam type, at that time the smallest engine in existance.() It was shown at all the great fairs, New York Crystal palace, World's Fair, Franklin Institute, etc. The last time it was shown to the public was at the Centennial Exposition in 1876. It was placed on a pedestal [next to] the 5000hp Corliss engine, thus showing the largest and the smallest artificial power in existence up to that time.


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Cyrus Chambers Jr's Timeline

December 6, 1833
Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
July 9, 1911
Age 77