Tracings by SAM...Discovering our Past
When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along. -- Carl Sandburg
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JOHNSTON FAMILY HISTORY
Family Stories, Photos, and Documents
Descendants of Peter Kuhn of Greencastle, PA: The Ohio Branch
History and Roster of the Peter Kuhn Family in the USA published in 1932.
History of Richland County, Ohio, written by A. J. Baughman (Chicago: Clarke Publishing Co., I908) Peter Kuhn's son Samuel Kuhn and his wife Catherine Smith had twelve children. Five of these children settled in Richland County, Ohio: Sarah, Samuel, John, Fanny and Jacob. Family history is recounted in the biographical sketches of John Kuhn, son of Samuel and Catherine Kuhn, and Peter Kuhn, a grandchild of Samuel and Catherine, on pages 767-768 and 800-803 of this volume.
Family of Jacob Weber: From Wolfstein, Germany to Plymouth, Ohio
Anna P. Weber was born to Jacob Weber and Susanna Kress in Plymouth, Ohio in 1883.
Anna Weber's Baptism Certificate
Anna Weber 1883-1974 Four-Generation Pedigree Chart
Susanna Kress and the Louisville, Kentucky Cousins
John Johnston: From Cavan County, Ireland to Plymouth, Ohio
Sources for information given on the pedigree charts listed above available upon request
Profiles of Those Who Served in War
Philip Roemer of Franklin County, Pennsylvania, American Revolution
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