Korns Obits from the Cumberland Times

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From the July 25, 1882 Cumberland Times: Miss Hester Ann Korns, young daughter of Jesse Korns, died yesterday at the home on Bedford Street. The burial is in Rose Hill Cemetery.

From the March 24, 1896 Cumberland Times: Mr. C. G. Knieriem, a groceryman of this community, died this morning at his home on Highland Street, aged 43 years. He was a son of William Knieriem and married Miss Annie Wellington, sister of Hon. George Wellington and had 2 children, a boy and girl, ages 7 and 2 years. He also leaves his wife, and parents and 3 brothers; Frederick, Henry and Gus; 2 married sisters, Mrs William Korns of this city and Mrs Harvey Weimer of Myersdale. Burial in the German Lutheran Cemetery.

From the 1888 Cumberland times: Mr Jesse Korns died this morning at his residence 64 Bedford Street after an illness of 6 months; aged 78 years. He was the eldest son of Capt. Henry Korns who came to Cumberland from Germany in the later part of the last century, settling on Mechanic Street above the Blue Springs in a house opposite Rabold's Tannery. He began work as a boat builder on Hoblitzell's, now known as Henderson's Island. In 1866, he established a brick yard until 1869, when he formed a partnership with William Landwehr until 1874. He married in 1831 to Miss Ruth Plank and had 1 son and 3 daughters; Mrs. M. C. Little of Cumberland; Mrs. William Price of Pittsburgh; Miss Hester Korns, deceased; and Mr. C. H. Korns of Allegany City PA. The funeral is from the Centre Street ME Church and the remains placed in the Korn's vault at Rose Hill Cemetery.

From the February 3, 1915 Cumberland Times: William M Price, former lawyer of Cumberland died at Pittsburgh PA yesterday. He was 70 years of age and is survived by his wife. She is a daughter of the late Jesse Korns and an aunt of Robert W. Little and Mrs. T. R. Palmer. Funeral services will be from the railroad train and burial in Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev Joseph Dawson officiating.

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