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Jacob Kern
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1821
Darmstadt, Germany
Death: Jul. 27, 1892
New Berlin
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA

Son of Lorenz Kern and Wilhelmina Weiffenbach. Husband of Catherine Damm. Father of Abraham Kern, William Kern, Jacob Kern, Simon Kern, Catherine Graser, Henry Kern, Peter Kern and Maria Mathilde Wagner.
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THE HISTORY OF WAUKESHA COUNTY, WISCONSIN - 1880
Town of New Berlin -page 915 - 916


JACOB KERN, farmer, Secs. 16 and 18; P. O. Waukesha; born, Aug. 28, 1821, in Sprendelingen, Hesse Darmstadt; his parents, Lorenz and Katrina Kern, came to America in 1847, settling on Sec. 17; there are five children. Jacob, two years later, bought 40 acres of his present farm, built a log house, 18 x 24, among the trees and began the chopping, clearing and burning, which has resulted in his owning a good farm of 135 acres, on which is a large frame farmhouse, good barns, stables toolhouse, etc.; he paid $2.50 per acre for land now worth $75. He married Miss Catherine Damm; she was born, 1822, in Kreigsfeldt, Bavaria, and came to the United States in 1844; they have seven children --- Abraham, born Dec. 20, 1846; William, born Nov. 9, 1848; Catherine, born Feb. 22, 1855; Simon, born May 1, 1853; Henry, born Jan. 11, 1858; Peter, born Nov. 11, 1860, and Mary, born March 25, 1863; Jacob Kern died, when 23, in New York State; all were born on the homestead, and are members of the German Reformed Church. Mr. Kern was Town Treasurer, in 1873, and held school office for thirty years. Democrat.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Lorenz Kern (1788 - 1869)
  Katharina Wilhelmina Weiffenbach Kern (1789 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Catharine Damm Kern (1822 - 1894)
 
 Children:
  Abraham Kern (1846 - 1920)*
  William Kern (1848 - 1909)*
  Jacob Kern (1850 - 1872)*
  Simon Kern (1853 - 1932)*
  Catherine W. Kern Graser (1855 - 1927)*
  Henry Kern (1858 - 1915)*
  Peter Kern (1860 - 1892)*
  Maria Mathilde Kern Wagner (1863 - 1912)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wilhelm Kern (____ - 1862)*
  Abraham Kern (1819 - 1894)*
  Jacob Kern (1821 - 1892)
  William Kern (1825 - 1862)*
  Catherine Kern Kramer (1831 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
German Evangelical and Reformed Church Cemetery
New Berlin
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Barb Stachowiak
Record added: Aug 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40462866
Jacob Kern
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