John Horner, Jr., Somerset County, Pennsylvania gunsmith

According to Kauffman's 1960 book "The Pennsylvania - Kentucky Rifle", John Horner, Jr. is identified as a gunsmith in the 1802, 1803, and 1806 tax rolls of Conemaugh Township, Somerset County. This individual does not appear in the 1800 or 1810 federal census of Conemaugh Township. This is probably the individual described as John Horner, Jr. on page 16 of the 2017 book "Gunsmiths of Somerset County, Pennsylvania" who was working in a part of Somerset County that became Cambria County. This individual is beyond the scope of this website study, which is focused on gunsmiths who were active within the present-day boundaries of Bedford and Somerset Counties, Pennsylvania.

The 1983 booklet "Gunsmiths and Gunmakers of Bedford and Somerset Counties Pennsylvania 1770-1900" refers to this individual as John Horner, Sr. and puts him in Conemaugh Township of Cambria County from 1808 to 1814.

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