Author Topic: Genealogy of the Harmon Family of Gunmakers of Greene County TN by Dave Byrd  (Read 2898 times)

Offline Dennis Glazener

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Dave Byrd has a new book out "Genealogy of the Harmon Family of Gunmakers of Greene County TN".
As many of you know Dave Byrd is probably one of the most knowledgable person alive when it comes to gunmakers of East TN. He has just come out with this book which gives the genealogy of this prolific family of gun makers.

Dave and I talked a good while about thus book/family and he says there were 16 gun-makers in this family. He gives their genealogy starting with their arrival in Philadelphia from Germany in the 1700's and tracks them to Greene County TN then to other states where they continued to make rifles.

He has photos of a couple of signed guns by them and also photos of where they worked. The book is about 60 pages and the price is $16.00 plus shipping (around $3.00).

Dave does not use a computer but you may contact him at (423) 895-2988 or via Snail mail at:

Dave Byrd
129 Ridgewood Rd
Unicoi, TN 37692

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