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Ernst Christoph Kukuck
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1822
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death: Dec. 20, 1894
Kankakee County
Illinois, USA

Born in Kolenfled, Kingdom of Hanover, Christoph immigrated on the Hudson to New York on May 17, 1850. He moved to the German community in Chicago and became active in the German Evangelical church where he was located by Henry Freise as a husband for his widowed sister, M. Dorothee "Dora" Friese Brand.

They married on 20 April, 1853 in Limestone Twp. and Christoph Kukuck took over the Brand farm with his stepson, Henry Ernst Brand (age 8). When Henry grew able to manage his farm alone, Christoph bought his own land nearby.

He became a beloved father to his step-children and father to 10 more (five of whom survived). He continued a successful farmer and a dedicated member of the German Evangelical church. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Dorothea Catharine Marie Freise Kukuck (1825 - 1891)
 
 Children:
  Mary Dorothea Kukuck Voigt (1855 - 1892)*
  Mary Elizabeth Kukuck Voigt (1857 - 1928)*
  Christian Christopher Kukuck (1860 - 1938)*
  John Jacob Kukuck (1862 - 1942)*
  Rose Catherine Kukuck Piepho (1867 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Shreffler Cemetery
Kankakee County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Lois Adams and Daughters
Originally Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Jul 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6627519
Ernst Christoph Kukuck
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Ernst Christoph Kukuck
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This was always a powerful symbol in your life. Rest in peace, faithful witness.
-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 28, 2009
See biography under Ernst Christoph
- Rosetta
 Added: Jul. 17, 2005
Hard work and long hours, but your life was rewarded with honor by your family.
- Rosetta
 Added: Feb. 17, 2007
 
 
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