Posted By:Leslie Potter
Subject:Re: Lydia Jane Luke Cohn, a/k/a Cain
Post Date:February 21, 2013 at 06:47:48
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Forum:Nevada Genealogy Forum
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Lydia Jane Luke Cohn was born on August 6, 1878 in Virginia City, NV and died on January 4, 1954 in San Francisco. She was a widow at the time of her death. Lydia's husband, Kaufman Cohn (1877-1944), having died on February 29, 1944.

Lydia and Kaufman Cohn had one son, Charles H. Cohn, who was born in Virginia City, NV in 1908. According to the 1940 U.S. Census return for San Francisco, Lydia and Kaufman Cohn moved their family from Virginia City, NV to San Francisco some time between 1930 and 1935.

Their son, Charles H. Cohn, became a pharmacist. According to the 1940 U.S. Census Return Charles H. Cohn is 32 years old, married to Minette Cohn, age 30 years, and has one son, Warren Cohn, age 1 year.

Family legend has it that at some point in time the descendants of Kaufman Cohn changed their family surname to Cain. Any information on the descendants of Kaufman Cohn and his son, Charles H. Cohn, would be greatly appreciated.

I have photos of Kaufman Cohn and Charles in Virginia City that I would like to copy and share with Kaufman's descendants.

Thank you for your help.