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Died: 1822

The master builder Jacob Zigler (Ziegler) served in the First Pennsylvania Battalion as an Ensign and then Lieutenant from 1775 to 1777. He was elected to The Carpenters' Company in 1794 and died in 1822. At the time of his election to The Company, Zigler lived at 33 St. John's Street in the Northern Liberties; in 1790 he had been a founder of the Federal Fire Company for that district.

Written by Roger W. Moss.

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  • Carpenters' Company of Philadelphia

 

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