What's New on this Korns.org history website for 2018

Korns family genealogy

Breaking news concerning Michael Korns, Sr. House (revised Nov. 2008)
Location of Michael Korn's Tracts 1 and 2 resolved

1794 Special Warrant of Resurvey Granted to Michael Korn (posted Nov. 2008)
Deakins Survey page updated to include 1795 resurvey of military lot 3356. Click here to see a 2886KB PDF of Unpatented Certificate 130, related to the resurvey.

Michael Korns, Sr., co-owner of Broadhags coal bank (revised Nov. 2008)
Michael Korns, 1796 co-owner of Broadhags coal bank, Alleghany County, MD. You can click here for a 5469KB PDF copy of Patented certificate 340.

Daniel Korns, Eightieth Ohio Volunteer Infantry (posted Nov. 2008)
Description of Captain Daniel Korns

Daniel Korns, Jr. farm (posted Oct. 2008)
Updated Daniel Korns, Jr. farm page

Golf Professional of the Year (posted Oct. 2008)
William Lester "Bill" Korns, Golf Professional of the Year

Nancy (Korns) Maurer (posted Oct. 2008)
Photo of Nancy (Korns) Maurer

Updated William Alexander Korns page with info from daughter (posted Sept. 2008)
William Alexander Korns, son of John Hamilton Korns

John Hamilton Korns, M.D. (posted Aug. 2008)

  • Updated John Hamilton Korns page

  • Robert Fulton Korns, son of John Hamilton Korns

  • William Alexander Korns, son of John Hamilton Korns

    William Korns, U.S. Civil War (posted Aug. 2008)
    William Korns of Millersville, Ohio, 16th O.V.I.

    Dr. John Hamilton Korns (posted Aug. 2008)
    John Hamilton Korns, Medical Survey in China, 1919

    Charles Harvey Korns (posted Aug. 2008)
    Charles Harvey Korns, Bradford Principal, circa 1914

    Edmund L. Korns (posted Aug. 2008)

  • Edmund L. Korns, Fifth Artillery, US Civil War

  • Edmund L. Korns, Battery D, Fifth Artillery, US Civil War

    Edwin F. Korns (posted Aug. 2008)
    Edwin F. Korns, Phillipsburg, Kansas Councilman, 1880

    Attorney Emanuel Bosworth Korns (posted Aug. 2008)

  • Emanuel B. Korns in 1919 Minnesota Supreme Court Case

  • Emanuel B. Korns in 1897 South Dakota Supreme Court case

  • Emanuel Bosworth Korns, Tracy Minn. Attorney, 1904

    Lewis F. Korns (posted Aug. 2008)
    Lewis F. Korns sends copy of his book to "Good Roads" magazine, 1892

    Wilson Allen Korns of New Philadelphia, Ohio (posted Aug. 2008)

  • Wilson A. Korns appointed to history committee by Ohio Governor, circa 1915

  • Wilson A. Korns resigns from prison board, circa 1904

  • Wilson A. Korns, Tuscarawas Publishing, 1920

  • Wilson A. Korns, Position with the Ohio State Reformatory, circa 1900

    Francis Korns, member, Iowa Bar (posted Aug. 2008)
    Francis R. Korns, 1921 member of the Iowa Bar Association

    Daniel Korns, New Philadelphia, Ohio (posted July 2008)
    Daniel Korns, New Philadelphia insurance agent, 1890

    William H. Korns (posted July 2008 & Aug. 2008)

  • William Henry Korns, son of Solomon (Index)

  • William H. Korns' 1894 Senate confirmation for Postmaster

  • William H. Korns ousts Salt Lake City Police Chief C.W. Shores, 1916

  • William Henry Korns, publishing in Nebraska in 1900

    Daniel Korns, New Philadelphia, Ohio, 1893 (posted July 2008)

  • Daniel Korns replaced as Postmaster of New Philadelphia, Ohio, 1893

  • Daniel Korns, GAR Aide-de-Camp

    Six-Time Utah State Amateur Golf Champion Bill Korns (posted July 2008)
    Roderic Korns' son William Lester "Bill" Korns

    Captain Daniel Korns resigns, 1864 (posted July 2008)
    Lt. McCall Civil War letter mentions resignation of Daniel Korns

    Rachael Weyer, et al vs Henry Korns, 1846 (posted July 2008)
    Rachael Weyer vs Henry Korns Allegany County, MD court document, 1846

    Edwin F. Korns (posted June 2008)
    1910 biography of Edwin F. Korns, Oklahoma (1574 KB PDF)

    The Wyoming Derrick Newspaper (posted June 2008)
    William Henry Korns owns Casper newspaper

    Hand-forged Lepley shovel plow iron (posted June 2008)
    Hand-forged Lepley shovel plow iron

    Seven 1960's photos of Lepley farm when owned by Howard Burkett (posted May 2008)
    Links to seven new photos added to the bottom of the Lepley stone house page

    1911 History of Poweshiek County (posted May 2008)
    Elmer J., Moses & William Korns & Minnie Boyd in 1911 History of Poweshiek County (581 KB PDF)

    D. B. Troutman muzzle loading rifle (posted April 2008)
    Daniel Benjamin Troutman Muzzle Loading Rifle Photos

    Civil War iron-clad railroad car model (revised April 2008)
    Iron-clad railroad car model, Company K, Second Regiment, Potomac Home Brigade

    Broad axe example photo (posted April 2008)
    Broad axe example photo

    Rifling guide for muzzle loading rifles (posted April 2008)
    Antique rifling guide for making muzzle loading barrels

    William Henry Korns, son of Solomon (posted March 2008)

  • Photo of William Henry Korns

  • William Henry Korns' Bible Records

    J. Roderic Korns, Western Historian (posted March 2008)
    J. Roderic Korns, son of William H., grandson of Solomon

    Catharine Troutman Tombstone, Southampton Township (posted Feb. 2008)
    Catharine Troutman, Consort of William (tombstone), Wellersburg, PA

    Lepley hand-wrought hoe, Somerset County, PA (posted Feb. 2008) Lepley hand-wrought hoe, Somerset County, PA

    Korns, Somerset County, PA (posted Feb. 2008)

  • Lettering on rear of Michael Korn, Sr. headstone, 2007

  • Old bottle found hidden in a wall of the house on the Michael Korns, Sr. homestead

  • Antique adz from Allen Korns' farm

    Gladdens Run Church, Somerset County, PA (posted Feb. 2008)
    Added old photo of Gladdens Run Church, Southampton Township

    Lepley long rifle shop, Somerset County, PA (posted Feb. 2008)
    Lepley long rifle gunsmithing shop, Southampton Township

    Misc. Korns, Somerset County, PA (posted Feb. 2008)

  • Boyhood photo of Merle Korns

  • Kathryn (Martz) Korns, wife of John Korns

  • 1904 Korns School Souvenir, Southampton Township

  • Nevin Korns and other children at the Korns School

  • Wash day, Mary E. (Geiger) Korns, wife of Wilson Korns

  • Mahlon and Sherman Korns, sons of Jacob Korns

  • 1926 report cards of Merle and James Korns, Kennels Mills School

  • Photo of Merle and James Korns

  • Wilson Korns & Peter Petenbrink, Directors, Comps School, 1913

  • Lois (Emerick) Korns, wife of James Korns

    Old cabin on William Troutman, Jr. farm (posted Feb. 2008)
    Old cabin on farm of William & Christina (Korns) Troutman, Jr.

    Lester Korns Materials, Southampton Township (posted Feb. 2008)

  • A stagecoach built by Lester Korns of Southampton Township

  • Lester Korns of Southampton Township, gathering sugar water

  • Lester Korns with his sister Lucretia, 1917

    Earl Korns Materials (posted Feb. 2008)

  • Earl and Ella Korns, Southampton Township

  • Earl Korns' steam shovel, Southampton Township

  • Earl Korns with his daughter Lucretia and his father John Wilson Korns

  • Photo of Earl Korns with his large 500-600 lb red hog

  • Earl Korns taking a buggy ride with his family

    Petenbrink Genealogy Materials (posted Feb. 2008)

  • Peter Petenbrink, School Officer, Spruce Bank School, 1914-15

  • Peter Petenbrink farm house

  • Petenbrink farm photo

  • Andrew Kennell, father of Peter Petenbrink's wife Flora

  • Andrew Kennell's barn

  • Andrew Kennell in front of his house

    Early Wellersburg, PA Photos (posted Feb. 2008)

  • Early photo of Main Street, Wellersburg PA

  • Early photo of Wellersburg store & blacksmith shop

  • Early photo of Wellersburg E.U.B. Church, attended by some Korns families

  • Early photo of Wellersburg Reformed & Lutheran Church

  • Early photo of 1801 Wellersburg School House

    Antique Southampton Township blanket formerly owned by Lester Korns (posted Feb. 2008)
    Somerset County-made woolen blanket

    Photos added to Lepley Stone House Page (posted Feb. 2008)
    New photos of the Lepley Stone House, Southampton Township

    John Wilson "Wilse" Korns (posted Feb. 2008)

  • Wilson Korns, Director, Kennells Mills School, 1911

  • House of John Wilson "Wilse" Korns, Southampton Township

  • This house was also owned by Wilse's father, Daniel Korns, Jr.

    Francis R. Korns (posted Feb. 2008) Francis R. Korns, Chairman, War Recreation Board, WW-I (HTML)
    Francis R. Korns presents paper at 1915 convention (HTML)

    Wilson A. Korns, son of Captain Daniel Korns, New Philadelphia, Ohio (posted Feb. 2008)

  • 1899 Description of the Newspaper of Wilson Allen Korns

  • Wilson Allen Korns, delegate to 1900 Republican National Convention

    Daniel Korns, New Philadelphia, Ohio (posted Feb. 2008)

  • Daniel Korns, First Lieutenant, Company C, Eightieth Ohio

  • Daniel Korns, New Philadelphia, Ohio, 1888, report to Ohio Board of Health

    Michael's daughter Christina (Korns) Troutman (posted Feb. 2008)
    Descendants of Michael's daughter Christina (Korns) Troutman (93 KB PDF)

    Lepley Gunsmiths, Southampton Township, Somerset Co. PA (posted Feb. 2008)
    Upgraded photos of old Lepley gunsmithing tools and longrifle parts

    1789 Militia list, Londonderry Township, Bedford County (posted Feb. 2008)

  • 1789 Militia list, Londonderry Township, Bedford County

  • Portions of Londonderry Township were annexed to Somerset County in 1800

    Cecilia, daughter of Charles and Catherine (Mirick) Korns (posted Feb. 2008)
    Family of Cecilia (Korns) Danforth

    Fork attributed to Jacob Korn, brother of Michael Korn, Sr. (posted Feb. 2008)
    Drawing of a cooking fork made by Jacob Korn

    Clarence C. Korns (posted Feb. 2008)
    Two additional Clarence C. Korns patents

    Stone trough on Michael Korns, Sr. Homestead (posted Feb. 2008)
    Drawing of a stone trough on Michael Korns, Sr. Homestead

    Tracing the ownership of the Daniel Korns, Jr. farm (posted Jan. 2008)
    Tracing the ownership of the Daniel Korns, Jr. farm, Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA

    John Wilson Korns, Southampton Township, Somerset Co. PA (posted Jan. 2008)

  • 1905 Delavel letter to Wilson Korns about parts he ordered

  • 1907 Letter to Wilson Korns about new mail route

    Descendants of Moses Korns, Hartwick, Iowa (posted Jan. 2008)
    Descendants of Moses Korns, Hartwick, Iowa

    Gladys Edna (Bittner) Korns' Somerset Co. genealogy notebook (posted Jan. 2008)
    Click here to access PDF or JPG pages from the 137 page genealogy notebook of Gladys (Bittner) Korns, who lived her married life in Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA. The notebook covers a great many Southern Somerset County PA families, including (but not limited to) Bittner, Petenbrink, Kennel, Hosselrode, Korns, Geiger, Mazer, Sass and Boyer.

    Circa 1855 Wellersburg Iron Furnace, Somerset County, PA (posted Jan. 2008)
    2007 remains of the circa 1855 Wellersburg iron furnace

    1924 "The Missionary Review of the World" (posted Jan. 2008)
    John H. Korns 1924 article ""Influence of Peking Union Medical College"

    Southampton Township Sawmill site (posted Jan. 2008)
    Photos of, and 1876 map to a water-powered sawmill site, Southampton Township

    Korns School, Southampton Township, Somerset Co. PA (posted Jan. 2008)
    Added map showing location of the Korns School, Southampton Township

    Earl T. Korns, Southampton Township, Somerset Co. PA (posted Jan. 2008)
    Spoon holder of Mr. & Mrs. Earl T. Korns, Southampton Township, Somerset County PA

    Christian Hoyman tombstone, Somerset County, PA (posted Jan. 2008)
    Tombstone of Christian Hoyman, son-in-law of Carl Korn

    Tombstones of several daughters of Michael Korns, Sr. (posted Jan. 2008)

  • Tombstone of Rebecca (Korns) Witt, daughter of Michael Korns, Sr.

  • Tombstone of Christina (Korns) Troutman, daughter of Michael Korns, Sr.

    Recent photo of Gladdens Reformed Church, Somerset Co. (posted Jan. 2008)
    2007 photo of Gladdens Church added to Treasurer's book page

    Allen Korns book inscription, Somerset County, PA (posted Jan. 2008)
    Allen Korns book inscription from 1911-12 school year

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