William H Kahn

28 October 1856–19 November 1938 (Age 82)
United States

The Life of William H

William H Kahn was born on 28 October 1856, in United States. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Mary Elizabeth Stonesifer. He lived in Manchester, Carroll, Maryland, United States in 1900. He died on 19 November 1938, in Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82.

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William H Kahn
Mary Elizabeth Stonesifer
Glenn Frank Kahn
Fern Kahn
Isaac S Kahn
S Frank Kahn

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World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 7

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 North German: occupational name for a bargee, from Low German kane ‘boat’.2 German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Cagano, itself a short form of a personal name formed with gagan, gegen ‘against’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): one of the many variants of Cohen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Kohn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wm H Kahn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Kahn, "United States Census, 1900"

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