ANSORG Gunmakers  

ANSORG  –  Gunmakers in Zella-Mehlis, Germany


Many Ansorgs lived in Zella-Mehlis and quite a few were gunmakers. The follwing list comes from the Gunmakers Directory by Tom Rowe”


Ansorg, Albert son of Veit – A gunmaker located at Gabelsbergerstr. 31, Zella-Mehlis, 1929-36.

Ansorg, August – two Master gunmakers of the same name were active in Mehlis around 1888.

Ansorg, August – a barrel maker at Eisenberg 37 in Zella-Mehlis around 1929.

Ansorg, August Heinrich – a master barrel maker at Sandiger Weg 12 from around 1912 to 1929.

Ansorg, C.K. – Gunmaker at Zella-Mehlis around 1923.

Ansorg, Christoph – a Master gunmaker at Mehlis in 1888.

Ansorg, Edmund – a gunmaker at Marzenberg 34 in Zella-Mehlis in 1929.

Ansorg, Ernst – Gunmaker at Ruppbergstr. 3 in Zella-Mehlis in 1912.

Ansorg, Gustav – Two Master gunmakers with the same name at Mehlis in 1888.

Ansorg, Heinrich – Gunmaker on Marzenbergerstr. in Zella-St,Blasii around 1912.

Ansorg, Hermann (29 July 1889 to 5 June 1965)– Gunmaker and gunstock-wood dealer

at Reinssmannstr. 29 in Zella-Mehlis around 1925. In 1929 his address was

Sandiger Weg 5 but from 1936 to 1943 he was back at Reissmannstr. 29.

Ansorg, Hugo – Gunmaker at Erlenstr. 12 in Zella-Mehlis in 1929.

Ansorg, H. August & Co. – Gunmakers at Wiesenstr. 44 in  Mehlis around 1912.

Ansorg, Julius – Gunmaker of Mehlis around 1926.

Ansorg, Otto – Gunmaker at Braugasse 5 in Zella-Mehlis in 1929, at Buddeusstr.28 in 1936.

Ansorg, Paul – Gunmaker at Muhlstr. 19 in Zella-Mehlis in 1929.

Ansorg, Walter – Gunmaker at Talstr. 6 in Zella-Mehlis in 1929.”

The following images of another J. Ansorg of Wurzburg side by side shotgun were found in Dietrich’s Email Attachment Archives. The source is unknown.