Daniel Korns, New Philadelphia, Ohio

Daniel Korns, New Philadelphia, Ohio

Pages 243-244 of the "Genealogy of Michael Korns, Sr." state "Captain Daniel Korns was born in New Philadelphia, Ohio, Aug. 14, 1827. While a young man he was engaged in the coal mining business with his father. He married Margaret McElroy, who was b. Sept. 6, 1827. They were married May 7, 1850. Margaret McElroy was born at Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio. They had a family of six children: Charles Korns, 9; Harry Korns, 7; Anna, 4, died within two weeks with diphtheria. Daniel Korns died at the age of 26. Isaac Korns died at the age of 64. Wilson A. Korns, living, 73 years.

Captain Daniel Korns spent his entire life in New Philadelphia, Ohio, with exception with [the] three and one-half years he spent in the Army. He was a very popular officer. Always kind and considerate to his men under his command. He also served as Internal Revenue Collector, and was Postmaster of New Philadelphia under President Harrison. He also served as Mayor of New Philadelphia, Ohio, for fourteen years. He was a member of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. He died Dec. 11, 1901."

Links to more information on Daniel Korns:

  • Photo of Captain Daniel Korns, son of Jacob Korns, from Korns genealogy book

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

  • Daniel Korns of New Philadelphia in 80th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry (1378KB PDF)

  • Lt. McCall Civil War letter mentions 1864 resignation of Daniel Korns

  • Daniel Korns in in 1884 Tuscarawas County Ohio History Book

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

  • Daniel Korns, 1888, in another history of Tuscarawas County Ohio

  • Daniel Korns, GAR Aide-de-Camp, 1889

  • Daniel Korns, New Philadelphia insurance agent, 1890

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

  • Daniel Korns of New Philadelphia in 1896 "Historical Collections of Ohio" book

  • Daniel Korns presides over State v. Eugene Wenger (1896)

  • Daniel Korns in the 1860 "Ohio State Gazetteer and Business Directory"

  • Daniel Korns in the "Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866"

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