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DR. ADAM SIMON KUHN son of JOHN CHRISTOPHER KUHN
Posted by: Cathy Farrell (ID *****9307) Date: December 04, 2009 at 13:19:17
  of 1860

“A Biographical History of Lancaster Co. Being a History of
Early Settlers and Eminent Men of the County” by Alex. Harris, 1827
Lancaster, Pa.: Elias Barr & Co., 1872

Pg. 355. DR. ADAM SIMON KUHN, son of JOHN CHRISTOPHER KUHN, was a native of a small town of Swabia, near Heilbron, on the Neckar. He came with his father to Philadelphia in 1733. He was a magistrate of the borough of Lancaster for many, and an elder of Trinity Lutheran Church. (pg. 356) There is a tablet in the Lutheran Church, perpetuating his memory. DR. JOHN KUHN, DR. FREDERICK KUHN, and DR. ADAM KUHN were sons of the above. DR. JOHN KUHN graduated at the Academy of Pa., and afterwards at the University of Edinburgh. He was a surgeon in the Revolutionary army. He first located at Reading, and married a MISS JONES of that place, and afterwards returned to Lancaster, where he practiced till his death. He was one of the leading physicians of Lancaster. DR. FREDERICK KUHN was also one of the leading physicians of Lancaster. He served for some time as associate judge of the courts. He died April 1, 1816, in the 68th year of his age. DR. ADAM KUHN was professor of botany and materia medica in the University of Pa.



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