Transcript of the Obituary of George Kuhn.
James William WILSON (1888-1943) : “Died in a gutter in Colorado”
The family said that he “died in a gutter in Colorado.” But sometimes families exaggerate. They said he had a drinking problem — that it contributed to his death. Perhaps it did. Continue reading
Isaac VAN DUYN was born on 15 May 1822 in Ohio.1,2 Many undocumented family trees say he was born in Belmont County, Ohio, although I have yet to find credible evidence of this. Some trees say his parents are Isaac and Anna (DAVIS) VAN DUYN. I have no credible evidence of this yet, either. Continue reading
Ida May (TREES) WILSON was the daughter of John and Elizabeth (LARIMORE) TREES. At the age of 18, she married my great-grand-uncle Joseph Eddy WILSON. She had three little children, then suffered “lung trouble,” and died at the age of 29. Continue reading
A while back, newspapers.com added one of my much-needed publications, The Hancock Democrat from Greenfield, Indiana. I didn’t take a second look for the obituary of my 3rd great grandfather, Thomas Johnson (1794-1874), and I was very pleasantly surprised when a 4th cousin who I met for the first time on Thursday presented me with this: Continue reading