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Kentucky Rifles and Pistols
Jacob Messersmith was born in 1753 in Germany.
Figured in the 1790 Federal Census of Lancaster County.
Associated with Christopher Gumpf who is reported as one of Messersmith's apprentices. As well as Gonter, Dickert, Graeff, Albright, Brong and Kline. He worked on the 1794 contract of General Hand. See Gumpf