|John M. Kuhns
Noted events in his life were:
1. Census in 1860 in Fayette Township, Juniata, PA. 5 The 1860 census recorded John M. Koons, day laborer, 32, living with wife Elvina E., 28; son Solomon, 2; and daughter Martha, 11 months.Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was McAlisterville.
2. Census in 1870 in Liberty Township, Wabash, IN. 6 The 1870 census recorded John Kunse, laborer, 40, living with wife Elvina, 35; Solomon, 12; John, 6; Elizabeth, 5; Samuel, 4; and Jesse, 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Wabash.
John married Elvina Elizabeth Beecher, daughter of Peter Beecher Sr. and Catherine Cashman. (Elvina Elizabeth Beecher was born on 1 Apr 1832 in Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA,2 died on 23 Feb 1874 in North Manchester, Wabash, IN 2 and was buried in Wabash: County Farm Cemetery, Wabash, IN.)
John next married Rachel Denny on 21 Nov 1876 in , Wabash, IN.
1 <i>Records of Sharon Nickol Swope</i> (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=nickol).
2 Shull, William F, <i>The Lineage of Christian Kersheman 1774-1893</i> (1893. Original copy in possession of Arthur Weaner, 145 Weaner Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325-8118.).
3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32635871.
4 Weaner, Arthur, <i>History and genealogy of the German emigrant Johan Christian Kirschenmann, anglicized Cashman</i> (Gettysburg, Pa. :: Priv. print. by A. Weaner,, 1960, 178 pgs. Available online at Heritage Quest.), Appendix C, page 74-90.
5 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Year: 1860; Census Place: Fayette, Juniata, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1119; Page: 576; Image: 108; Family History Library Film: 805119.
6 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Year: 1870; Census Place: Liberty, Wabash, Indiana; Roll: M593_367; Page: 93A; Image: 189; Family History Library Film: 545866.