Elva Kuhn

Brief Life History of Elva

When Elva Kuhn was born in 1858, in Illinois, United States, her father, John Frederick Kuhn, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Davis, was 20. She lived in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States in 1910.

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John Frederick Kuhn
Elizabeth Ann Davis
Elva Kuhn
Jessie Kuhn
Frederic M. Kuhn
Paul Kuhn
Mary Kuhn
Laura Kuhn
Robert Chester Kuhn
John Kuhn

Sources (3)

  • Elva Kuhn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elva Kuhn in household of John F. Kuhn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elva Kuhn in household of Elizabeth A Kuhn, "United States Census, 1910"

World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Hans, Wolfgang, Fritz, Gerhard, Manfred, Dieter, Erwin, Helmut, Arno, Gunther.

German: from the personal name Kuno, a short form of Kunrat (see Konrad ). The German word kühn, meaning ‘bold’, may have influenced the popularity of this short form, but is not necessarily the immediate source of it.

German (Kühn): see Kuehn .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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