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 Edwin Wesson

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Edwin Wesson

Birth
North Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
31 Jan 1849 (aged 37–38)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID
55801218 View Source

Gun manufacturer, who taught his brother Franklin and Daniel the gun making business. His brother, Daniel Wesson partnered with Horace Smith and they created the largest gun manufacturing business known as Smith & Wesson. In the 1840's Edwin Wesson made the largest target rifles and pistols in the world.

Gun manufacturer, who taught his brother Franklin and Daniel the gun making business. His brother, Daniel Wesson partnered with Horace Smith and they created the largest gun manufacturing business known as Smith & Wesson. In the 1840's Edwin Wesson made the largest target rifles and pistols in the world.


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  • Created by: S. Anderstrom
  • Added: 2 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 55801218
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/55801218/edwin-wesson: accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Wesson (1811–31 Jan 1849), Find a Grave Memorial ID 55801218, citing Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA; Maintained by S. Anderstrom (contributor 46548229) .