Page 120 of the 1949 book "The Genealogy of Michael Korns, Sr. of Somerset County Pennsylvania" indicates that John Hamilton Korns was the son of Silas Wright Korns, and states "John Hamilton Korns, b. Oct. 7, 1883, married Bessie Lee Pennywitt, Sept. 6, 1907.". For a memoir and photos of John Hamilton Korns at kornsfamily.net, click here.

The following pages are from the 1914 book "Students and the World-Wide Expansion of Christianity". Page 651 indicates that John Hamilton Korns, M.D. and his wife Bessie Pennywitt Korns, were reported as having sailed as missionaries to China in 1911.


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