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The Orwans were gunsmiths in Pennsylvania (New Bloomfield and Carlisle and also Seneca, New York)and are my ancestors. Frederick, John, Charles and their father Reinhart were all involved. I have found pictures of their work on line and also a patent Issued to Frederick in 1815 has appeared on Ebay. I would appreciate any information on this elusive family.
Frederick Orwan was located in New Bloomfield, Perry County in the 1850 census. He was born in 1776, he received a patent for a multi-shot superimposed gun. John Orwan is listed in Carlisle, Cumberland County 1793-1800. F & C Orwan are listed in Perry County.
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