Cecilia Korns, daughter of Charles Korns

The pages below are from the 1902 book "Danforth Genealogy" by John Joseph May. The pages list the family of Cecilia (Korns) Danforth, daughter of Charles and Catherine (Mirick) Korns.

Page 243 of the 1949 book "The Genealogy of Michael Korns, Sr. of Somerset County Pennsylvania" states:

"Jacob Korns and wife Elizabeth, came to Holmes County, Ohio, in 1817, from the State of Maryland. They were the parents of several children:

Charles Korns, born at Cumberland, Md., on April 8, 1794, came to New Philadelphia, Ohio, in 1818. He married Catherine Minnich who was b. Aug. 20, 1802, Bedford County, Pa. She was the eldest daughter of Phillip and Salome Sarah Minnich. The latter was the eldest daughter of John Kinsley, founder of New Philadelphia, Ohio. Charles Korns died Jan. 1872, age 77 years. His wife d. July 31, 1890, age 87 years. Charles Korns and Catherine Minnich Korns were the parents of the following children:

1 Cecelia, 2 Daniel, 3 Drusilla, 4 Henry, 5 Robert, 6 James, 7 Charles F., 8 William, and 9 John. Five of the sons served in the Union Army during the war of the Rebellion."

Cecilia was therefore a granddaughter of the Jacob Korns who was the brother of Michael Korns, Sr. of Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA.




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