Kill Family Genealogy Forum
NICHOLAS KILL – farmer, P.O. Landeck, was born in Germany, January 22, 1835; son of Jacob and Mary (Thom) Kill, also natives of Germany and parents of six children, of whom only three came to the United States. Our subject obtained a common school education in his native land, and has made farming the principal occupation of his life. He came to America in 1858 and located near Tiffin, Ohio where he remained till 1863, when he came to this county and in 1865 to the farm which is still his home, and which from a state of nature he has placed under high cultivation, proving himself to be an energetic man, He erected the second brick dwelling in the township, which stands as a monument to this enterprise. His property is the result of his own efforts and today he is considered one of the substantial farmers of the township. He has held several offices of trust and is one of the leaders of the Democratic party in Spencer township. Mr. Kill was married, April 16, 1861, to Elizabeth Rahrig, born in Seneca County, Ohio May 8, 1838, daughter of Philip and Annie (Myers) Rahrig, who came to America in about 1830. Mr. and Mrs. Kill have ten children: Vincent, Mary, Joseph, Treca, Sylvester, Lucy, Lizzie, Katie, Julia, and Lewis. He and his wife are constistent members of the Roman Catholic Church.
[History of Allen County, Ohio; Warner, Beers & Co., 1885, page 808]
IS HIS MOTHER'S NAME THOM OR THORN?
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