Daniel Korn of Lehigh County, PA, brother of Michael Korn

Introduction: This is the beginning of a web page about Daniel Korn of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, who is said to be a brother of Michael Korn of Southampton Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. I haven't found much information about Daniel so far.

1781: According to Chapter 1 of the Charles Byron Korns' 1949 book "The Genealogy of Michael Korns, Sr. of Somerset County Pennsylvania", a February 8, 1781 Berks County Orphan’s Court record indicates that Daniel Korn was then still a minor.

Circa 1809: Chapter 16 of Charles Byron Korns' 1949 book indicates that Daniel Korn's son Benjamine was born circa 1809. Based on the 1860 census (see below), Benjamin Korn was born circa 1812.

1812: Chapter 16 of Charles Byron Korns' 1949 book puts Daniel Korn in Macungie, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania and reports that he was a tax collector in 1812.

The following assessment transcript is from the 1884 book "History of the Counties of Lehigh and Carbon, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania".

1820: In a transcript of an August 7, 1820 census record from Weisenburg township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania the Daniel Korn household has one male and one female in the 26 to 45 age group, and two makes and one female in the up to ten age group. One individual in the household is engaged in manufacturing. This is the only Korn Household I found in the transcript of the 1820 census of Lehigh County.

1830: The following excerpt is from the 1830 census of Lynn Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania:

1860: In the following July 16, 1860 census record from Weisenburg township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Benjamin Korn is listed as 48-years-old. Based on this, Benjamin was born circa 1812.

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