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Hachen, Wolfgang

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Hachen, Wolfgang   Bern Township Pennsylvania 1752  

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Wolfgang Haggan, Wolfgang Hagen and Wolfgang Haga were only other spellings.

Born on April 6, 1721 in Kirchdorf, which is near Bern, Switzerland and died in 1795 (buried in Woodward Hill Cematery, Lancaster). About 1750 he emigrated to America. His brother Nicholas and he were gunsmiths. The son of Nicholas, Christian was a gunsmith as well and his sons, Jake and Sam, who moved to Saint Louis, Missouri and were the famous Hawken. The name Hachen has been americanized between.

Maker of Kentucky style rifles and pistols