Gotthard Martin Kuehn

6 July 1893–6 August 1943 (Age 50)
Bautzen, Saxony, Germany

The Life of Gotthard Martin

When Gotthard Martin Kuehn was born on 6 July 1893, in Bautzen, Saxony, Germany, his father, Hermann Robert Kuehn, was 21 and his mother, Anna Helene Wesser, was 21. He married Elfrida Jensen Norgaard in 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 1, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 6 August 1943, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Taylorsville Memorial Park Cemetery, Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Gotthard Martin Kuehn
Elfrida Jensen Norgaard
Marriage: 1915
Wesley Martin Kuehn
Charles Donald Kuehn
Lester Raymond Kuehn
Wayne Lamar Kuehn
Helen Elfreda Kuehn

Spouse and Children

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 3

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 14

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

German:1. from a short form of any of the medieval German names containing as a first element Old High German kuoni ‘bold’, ‘daring’, ‘experienced’, or chunni ‘tribe’, ‘race’, ‘people’. The distinction became blurred at an early date. By far the most common such name is Konrad . 2. In some cases, no doubt, it is a nickname derived directly from Middle High German küene ‘bold’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Goddard Martin Kuehn in household of Herman Robt Kuehn, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Martin Kuehn, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Goddard M Kuehn, "United States Census, 1920"

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