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Worly, Jesse

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Worly, Jesse   Cumru Township Pennsylvania 1788 1838

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Born in 1788 he died in age of 50 in 1838. Before settling in Cumru township which is now Mohnton but at its time calles Mohnsville, he previously lived in Nazareth, Northampton County, in Philadelphia and in Columbia, Lancaster County. He worked there for William Pennypacker, a gun-barrel manufactrer. He purchased a farm, built a dam and was preparing to enter upon the manufacture of gun-barrels on his own account when he was suddenly stricken with illness and died in 1838.

He is supposed to had two shops on the Wyomissing Creek in 1811.