John Jacob Karn

25 June 1880–15 November 1948 (Age 68)
Harlem Springs, Lee Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Jacob

John Jacob Karn was born on 25 June 1880, in Harlem Springs, Lee Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States as the son of Mary Gould. He married Emma Dorence from 1910 to 1916. He lived in Carroll, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Lee Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 15 November 1948, in Harlem Springs, Lee Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Harlem Springs, Carroll, Ohio, United States.

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John Jacob Karn
Emma Dorence
Marriage: from 1910 to 1916

Spouse and Children


    Emma Dorence


from 1910 to 1916
Carroll, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Mary Gould




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Kern , a reduced and altered form of McCarron .2 German (Kärn): variant of Kern .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John J Karns in household of Jacob Karns, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John J Karn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John J Karn in household of Jacob Karn, "United States Census, 1900"

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