Dec. 2, 1935 Columbiana Columbiana County Ohio, USA
A daughter of Stephen and Rebecca (Snyder) Sigel. She was united in marriage with Adam Karns on June 4, 1873, at the St. Pleasant Evangelical Lutheran Church parsonage. Aged 83 years 7 months. The date of death was not added to the marker.
Married: June 4, 1873, at the parsonage, Mr. Adam Karns and Miss Eliza Jane Sigel, both of Ray's Cove, Bedford county, Pennsylvania. Source: Marriage records of Mt. Pleasant Evangelical Lutheran Church, East Providence Twp., Bedford Co., Pa.; Rev. George C. Probst. Page 43
1860 United States Federal Census Name: Eliza Seigle Home in 1860: East Providence, Bedford, Pennsylvania Post Office: Bloody Run Jacob Snider 69; Mary Snider 57 Rosana Snider 22 Eliza Seigle 9
1870 US Census East Providence, Bedford Co., PA David Hams [Karns] 60; Catharine Hams [Karns] 54 Adam Hams [Karns] 22; Eliza J Sigle 18
1880 United States Federal Census Home in 1880: East Providence, Bedford, Pa Adam Karns 32; Eliza J. Karns 31; John H. Karns 4.
1900 United States Federal Census Home in 1900: Hopewell, Bedford, Pa Adam Karns 54; Jane E Karns 48; John H Karns 24 .
1910 United States Federal Census Home in 1910: Hopewell, Bedford, Pa Adam Karns 67; Eliza Karns 56
1920 United States Federal Census Home in 1920: Everett, Bedford, Pa 1058 N. Spring St. Adams Karns 75; Jane Karns 66
1930 United States Federal Census Home in 1930: Everett, Bedford, Pa 1058 N. Spring St. Jane Karns 77
The death certificate informant, son John H. Karns, gives parents for Jane E. Karns as John and Clara (Snyder) Sigel. There is no evidence of John Sigel or Clara Snyder on the 1850 U S Census. The evidence is for parents Stephen and Rebecca (Snyder) Sigel at this time.
1920 United States Federal Census Home in 1920: Hopewell, Bedford, Pa John Karns 43; Maria May Karns 38 Glen Karns 15; Paul Karns 11; Hilda Karns 9; Wayne Karns 4 6/12; Lelia Karns 2 [3 5/12]; Ruth Anna Karns 2/12.
1930 United States Federal Census Home in 1930: Unity, Columbiana, Ohio John Karns 52; May Karns 49; Paul Karns 22; Hilda Karns 19; Wayne Karns 14; Lela Karns 12; Ruthanna Karns 10.
1940 United States Federal Census Columbiana, Columbiana, Ohio 102 North Pear Street John Karns 63; May Karns 58 Wayne Karns 24 Son; Lillian Karns 24 Dau-in-law Linda Karns 2 GDau; Sandra Karns 9/12 GDau; Ronald Metz 5 Gson.