HAWKEN, SAMUEL - St. Louis City County, Missouri | SAMUEL HAWKEN - Missouri Gravestone Photos


Bellefontaine Cemetery
St. Louis City County,

October 26, 1792 - May 9, 1884
Famous gunsmith. Samuel and his brother, Jacob invented the Hawken rifle. This weapon was used by soldiers in the Civil War. Daniel Boone, Kit Carson, and Jim Bridger carried the Hawken rifle.

Photo courtesy of Tom Todd

Contributed on 12/7/13 by glendamack
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Submitted: 12/7/13 • Approved: 12/8/13 • Last Updated: 4/17/18 • R745355-G0-S3

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