Lydia Kuhns

13 July 1824–1895 (Age 70)
Jordan Lutheran Or Evangelical Lutheran Church,Whitehall Twp,Lehigh,Pennsylvania

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Kuhns was born on 13 July 1824, her father, Jon George Kuhns/Kuntz, was 30 and her mother, Lydia Ann Steininger, was 24. She had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Solomon Litzenberger. She lived in Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died in 1895, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Litzenberger
Lydia Kuhns
Lucy Litzenberger
Lewes Litzenberger
Wilabay Litzenberger
Mary Ann Susanna Litzenberger
Adam Purias Litzenberger

Spouse and Children

    Solomon Litzenberger





    Lucy Litzenberger


    Lewes Litzenberger


    Wilabay Litzenberger


    Mary Ann Susanna Litzenberger


    Adam Purias Litzenberger


Parents and Siblings



    Anna Maria Kuntz


    Samuel Kuhns


    Mary Ann Kuhns




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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 6

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Although in German-speaking countries, this surname arose either as a patronymic from Kuhn or a habitational name from a place so named in former Silesia, in the majority of instances in the U.S. it is a Pennsylvania form of German Kuntz , the other common spelling being Koons .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lida Litzenberger in household of Solomen Litzenberger, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Litzenberger in household of Solomon Litzenberger, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lidia Litzenberger in household of Adam P Litzenberger, "United States Census, 1880"

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