Daniel Korn Genealogy Excerpt

The following Korn family genealogy information is excerpted from the uncopyrighted 1949 book "The Genealogy of Michael Korns, Sr. of Somerset County Pennsylvania" by Charles Byron Korns, Sr. , M.D. (Berlin Publishing Company, Berlin, Pennsylvania, 1949).

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Daniel Korn was the son of Carl Korn, and raised his family in Lehigh County, Pa. .



(Brother of Michael Korns, Sr.)

Daniel Korn, Macungie, Lehigh County, Pa. Tax Collector in 1812. Son, Benjamine Korn, born about 1809. Married Sarah Shumacher. They had seven children:

  1. Angelina Korn, never married.
  2. Phaon Daniel Korn.
  3. Sarah Korn.
  4. James Korn, never married.
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Phaon Daniel Korn family:

  1. William Albert Korn, b. Jan. 20, 1864.
  2. Cyrus Eugene Korn, b. Nov. 20, 1866, d. Feb. 12, 1869.
  3. Ida Ellen Korn, b. Nov. 14, 1868, married James Smith.
  4. Minnie Maggie Korn, b. Oct. 19, 1871, married Jacob Zigler.
  5. Edwin Elmer Korn, b. Dec. 10, 1873, d. Jan. 20, 1879.
  6. Annie Almada Korn, b. Feb. 26, 1875, married Robert McNabb.
  7. Charles Ben jamine Korn, b. March 23, 1879.
  8. Claud Harrison Korn, b. Nov. 15, 1888

William Albert Korn, married Alice Gertrude Carpenter, daughter of William T. and Mary J. Carpenter of Rockland Mills, Virginia. they have two children:

  1. Helen Korn, b. May 20, 1895.
  2. Dorthy Jane Korn, b. Oct. 7, 1904.


William Albert Korn, son of Phaon Daniel Korn and Amanda, nee Fegley, was b. Jan. 20, 1864, in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Among his earliest recollections is that of starting to go to school in Fogelsville where his father was teacher in the upper room. The family later moved to Farmington, Berks County, where he was first pupil and for three terms was teacher of the local one-room school. Meanwhile he prepared for college at Keystone Normal School. In the fall of 1884 he entered the sophmore class at Ursinus College; graduating with the A.B. degree in June, 1887.

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  • Daniel Korn, 1830 census, Lynn Township, Lehigh County, PA.

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