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Jacob Kuns
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Birth: Oct. 16, 1797
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1886
Cass County
Indiana, USA

JACOB KUNS (deceased) was born in Huntingdon County, Penn., October 16, 1797. He was the second son born to George and Elizabeth (Cripe) Kuns. He had five brothers and four sisters, their names being John, George, Jacob, David, Joseph, Polly, Betsey, Esther and Susan, all of whom are dead except Betsey. When he was five years old his parents immigrated to Ohio. In the fall of 1827 our subject came to this State and located in Carroll County. Here he farmed until 1853, when he came to this county. In 1855 he located upon a farm in Noble Township. In 1872 he settled upon a farm in Section 21, same township, where his death occurred April 1, 1886, aged eighty-eight years, five months and fifteen days. October 4, 1819 he was married to Mrs. Nancy Troxell, a native of Pennsylvania, born August 21, 1796. She was the daughter of John Deel. She died in Noble Township January 10, 1873. This marriage resulted in the birth of eight children: John, born October 14, 1820; George, born April 3, 1822; Elizabeth, born January 14, 1824, died in 1845; Nancy, born April 29, 1826, died October 11, 1827; Jacob, born July 4, 1828; Susannah, born March 28, 1830, died March 27, 1863; Mary, born March 27, 1832, and Washington, born December 24, 1833. Mr. Kuns was a Democrat in politics, and a member of the Masonic lodge. In addition to his agricultural pursuits, he traded and dealt in live-stock quite extensively, utilizing to that end his two large farms situated in Carroll and Cass Counties respectively.

History of Cass County, Indiana: From the Earliest Time to the Present
Edited by Thomas B. Helm
Brant and Fuller, Chicago (Ill.) 1886
Pages 892 & 893
 (bio by: Lorena) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Nancy Deel Kuns (1796 - 1873)*
 
 Children:
  George Kuns (1822 - 1888)*
  Jacob Kuns (1828 - 1895)*
  Susannah Kuns Gordon (1830 - 1863)*
  Mary Kuns Atkinson (1832 - 1888)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Clymers Cemetery
Clymers
Cass County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Mark
Record added: Apr 03, 2013
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Jacob Kuns
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