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  • Jacques Nolin dit Deschastelets (c.1640 - 1728)
    Notes Lieux info: Aunis, France (naissance), Québec (mariage), Saints-Pierre-et-Paul, Isle d'Orléans (décès) Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France . Arrive au Québec en c1667
  • John Cargile (c.1725 - 1780)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for Virginia with the rank of Private. DAR Ancestor #: A019121 n.b. NOT a known son of Donald Cargill and Margaret Coupar Cargill (Braune). Married: Mar. 17...
  • John Fitch (1743 - 1798)
    ) John Fitch (January 21, 1743 – July 2, 1798) was an American inventor, clockmaker, and silversmith who, in 1787, built the first recorded steam-powered boat in the United States. Two decades later,...
  • George L Van Solen (1835 - 1895)
    George Van Solen was born in Massachusetts in 1835. He lived in Minnesota and Missouri before settling at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Company C, 1st Minn...
  • John Christopher Olinger (1754 - 1827)
    Alt. dob 1737 Revolutionary War Service:Captain Cunningham's Company of Augusta County.


A gunsmith is a person who repairs, modifies, designs, or builds guns. Gunsmiths may also apply carvings, engravings and other decorative features to an otherwise finished gun.

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To pursue the entirety of this trade, a gunsmith must possess skills as:

  • a parts fabricator
  • a metalworker and/or blacksmith
  • a woodworker, and/or an artisan

Those who are (self-) employed in small gunsmith shops must also possess skills as small business operators; work effectively with a wide variety of customers; and remain abreast of, and comply with federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and requirements.


  • John Browning
  • Jonathan Browning
  • Val A. Browning
  • John Garand
  • Dieudonné Saive
  • Eugene Stoner
  • Mikhail Kalashnikov
  • Eliphalet Remington



  • armourer, arquebusier

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armuriers, arquebusiers