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Re: George K Sr. (b.1842-Schleswig Holstein) NE
Posted by: Steven Kuhr (ID *****6906) Date: July 29, 2009 at 10:50:00
In Reply to: George K Sr. (b.1842-Schleswig Holstein) NE by Helen of 9


George H. Kuhr, Sr. was born Feb. 18, 1842 near Klein-Wittensee, Germany...baptised on Mar 1, 1842 (given name was Jurgen Kuhr).

Parents: Johan Kuhr (b.Jan 9, 1810; Klein-Wittensee;
(d. June 9, 1883; Elsdorf-Westermuhlen).
Catherina Greve (b.Oct 7, 1815; near Bunsdorf).
(d. Aug 27, 1867; Elsdorf-Westermuhlen).
Married July 21, 1837 near Bunsdorf, Germany.

Wife: Anna Christine Drevsen (b. Dec 2, 1849; near Bunsdorf, Germany). (d. May 29, 1837; Blair, Nebraska).
Married Feb 20, 1871 in Boone, Boone Co., Iowa.

Siblings: Claus Kuhr (b. Nov 29, 1837 near Bunsdorf)
(d. unknown). married Catherina Gosch. Remained in Germany.

Johan Detlef Kuhr (b. Mar 4, 1849 near Bunsdorf)
(d. Nov 21, 1930; Blair, Nebraska). married Margaretha Wulf
April 24, 1875 in Blair, Nebraska. She (b. Aug 9, 1857; Spannon, Germany) (d. Jul 21, 1931; Blair, Nebraska).

Anna Kuhr (b. Jun 2, 1854 Elsdorf-Westermuhlen) (d. unknown)
married Jurgen Moller.

Hans Kuhr (b. Dec 15, 1856 Elsdorf-Westermuhlen) (d. Sep 2, 1860 Elsdorf-Westermuhlen).

perhaps others, but I only have 5 recorded births for Johan Kuhr and Catherina Greve. Brother Claus had a family and his descendants live in Germany to this day, but I don't have contact information.

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