Shelby  County,  Indiana

Conrad  Kuhn

          Conrad Kuhn  came to this county with his parents when but twelve years old, where he worked on his father's farm, and remained until he was married April 22, 1858, to  Miss Catharine Theobald.  They had eleven children:  William H.,  Amelia,  Phihp,  Conrad H.,  Frederick,  Lewis H.,  Oscar F.,  Catharine,  Frederick E.,  and  Daniel W., three of whom are now dead:  William H., Philip and Frederick G.  Mr. Kuhn purchased his present farm in 1870.  He now owns 280 acres of fine land.  He was born in Germany, March 7, 1836.  He and his wife are now enjoying the fruits of their industry and are highly honored citizens.  Mr. Kuhn's parents came to America in 1848, and located at Marion Township, this county.  Here they purchased a good farm and made a fine home of 280 acres.  He had a family of nine children, who all grew to manhood and womanhood:  Conrad,  George M.,  John H.,  Barbara,  Daniel,  Jacob,  Catharine,  Anna M.,  and  Andrew.  They are all living in this county except Andrew and Barbara, who died, aged forty-seven and twenty-two years, respectively.  Mr. Kuhn died February 12, 1870; his wife is still living and is seventy- two years old.
History of Shelby County, Indiana, Chicago: Brant & Fuller, 1887, "Liberty Sketches,"  page 689
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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