|Birth: ||Jun. 11, 1817, Germany|
|Death: ||Mar. 24, 1861|
Johannes Kirsch was born in Fussgoenheim, Pfalz, Bavaria, the son of Daniel and Katherina Barbara Kirsch. They emigrated to the United States, arriving at the Port of New York on September 16, 1836 aboard the ship "Henri IV" from Le Havre, France. By October 31, 1836, Daniel Kirsch had purchased property in Monroe County, Illinois. Daniel Kirsch died prior to December 19, 1837. His widow married Sebastian Koch on October 29, 1846. Katherina Barbara Kirsch Koch died on January 2, 1860.
Johannes Kirsch married Elizabeth Knewitz on June 20, 1841. They had a daughter, Elizabeth, born June 16, 1842. Elizabeth Knewitz Kirsch died on June 14, 1844.
Johannes Kirsch next married Maria Katherina Mohr on August 6, 1844. They had six children: Johann Konrad, born August 7, 1846; Katherina Christina, born June 18, 1848; Anna Margaretha, born January 24, 1850; Anna Mary, born August 25, 1851; John, born April 4, 1853, and Carolina, born June 20, 1857.
Johannes Kirsch died March 24, 1861. His widow married Daniel Weber on October 16, 1862.
Maria Katherina Mohr Weber (1828 - 1905)
Mary Anna Kirsch Saul (1851 - 1926)*
Created by: Susan Saul
Record added: Jun 05, 2010
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