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Hawken, Jake & Sam

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Hawken, Jake & Sam   St. Louis Missouri 1822 1862


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Jake (Jacob) and Sam (Samuel) Hawken (sons of Christian Hachen, gunsmith). Jacob came to St. Louis in 1807.
The entreprise was purchased by John Gemmer in 1862 and continued business until 1890 or 1915.

Gemmer Plains Rifle, various calibers, Hawkin style
Hawkin Plains Rifle, various calibers, Hawkin style

It is known that Hawken RIfles were utilized by
Daniel Boone
Jim Bridger
Robert Campbell
Kit Carson
Davic Crockett
John Freemond

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