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Worly, Henry

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Worly, Henry   Cumru Township Pennsylvania 1857 1878

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Gun barrel maker, son of Jesse Worley. In 1878 Worley began making hats.

Henry Worley was born on February 21, 1833. He learned the process of making gun-barrels from henry Deeds, for whom he worked three years, and then in 1857, he started in that business for himself, on the site of the present Worley factory. He followed this line of industry twenty-one years, but finally gave it up and instead engaged in the manufacture of hats. His plant was opened December 2, 1878. He died August 30, 1890.