|Koons, Henry|| ||Frederic County||Maryland||1794||died 1821|
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Dutch immigrant arriving in 1730 in New York. After a stay in New Jearsey he came to
Frederick County, Maryland. He was a blacksmith and had 5 sons. John (changed his
name to Koontz) Abraham, Henry, Jacob and George (1735-1817) both were a blacksmith.
George served in the Revolutionary War and later settled near Emmitsburg.
Maker of Kentucky style rifles and pistols
"1794 Henry Koons Bullet Moulds, Cert in name of Jacob Burton /IC#G 363 Patent" See Maryland State Archives.