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
Peter Kuhn of Greencastle, PA and his descendants
Peter Kuhn (1748-1807) of Greencastle, Pennsylvania: His 18th century homestead is now a Bed and Breakfast Inn
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
Everyone Loves a Parade: The Jacob Weber Family of Plymouth, OH
A Weber Family Outing at Cedar Point, Sandusky, OH: Beach Fashion in 1915
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
Edward Johnston of Plymouth, Ohio: Lieutenant in the Civil War
Philip Roemer of Franklin County, Pennsylvania: Soldier in the American Revolution
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