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Chandler, Michael H.


Ca. 1798–21 Oct. 1866. Antiquities exhibitor, farmer. Born in Ireland. Married Frances F. Ludlow. Immigrated to U.S., ca. 1828. Moved to Ohio, by 1829. Moved to Philadelphia, 1833. Acquired eleven mummies, perhaps in association with others, in New York City, 1833. Displayed mummies in Philadelphia, by Apr. 1833. Exhibited his Egyptian antiquities in Cleveland, Mar. 1835. In late June or early July 1835, exhibited four remaining Egyptian mummies and rolls of papyrus in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. Sold Egyptian artifacts to JS and others, 5–9 July 1835. Purchased land in Parkman Township, Geauga Co., 10 Aug. 1836. Purchased new farm in Parkman area, by 1864. Died in Parkman. Buried in West Farmington, Trumbull Co., Ohio.