John George Stahl

The 1983 booklet "Gunsmiths and Gunmakers of Bedford and Somerset Counties Pennsylvania 1770-1900" includes John George Stahl in its list of Somerset County gunsmiths and indicates that his wife was Catherine Snyder. The authors of the 1983 booklet do not include Stahl in their 1991 book "Gunsmiths of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties".

1800: The 1983 booklet indicates that John George Stahl was born in 1800 in Germany.

1834: The 1983 booklet indicates that John George Stahl immigrated to America during 1834.

1837-1843: The 1983 booklet indicates that John George Stahl was a resident of Quemahoning Township from 1837 to 1843.

It seems clear that the following excerpt from the 1884 book "History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, Pennsylvania" is the source of most of the information in the 1983 booklet:

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