Starting Sept. 30, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Indiana: Decatur County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: John KURR, b. 1876
Posted by: Cheryl Walker Date: March 22, 2000 at 20:03:03
In Reply to: KURR, b. 1876 by Christel Kurr Taylor of 704

I believe he was married to a woman known as Mettie in 1899. His father and mother are listed in the 1880 Census. His father was Rueben Kurr. His mother was Malinda Leffler. Malinda's father was John Leffler who died in St. Lois MO in Civil War. Rueben's father was Eli Kurr who came over from Germany to Penn thru Ohio to Decatur County. He died as a result of a rat biting him in a hay mow. Listed in 1850 Census. e-mail me. Important. My aunt Margie knew John and Mettie. Mom may have known them. Aunt Margie would love to meet you. John's sister Laura Kathryn somehow was in Illinois working at Arthur Burkett's store when she met and married James Riley Scrivner - my aunt and mother's grandpa. How did Laura end up in Illinois, do you know? Thanks! Contact me. I will send you what I have. I am just now getting it entered in Family Tree software. Do you know any more than I have just told you? Oh yes, a woman named Bertha Harding says Lefflers are descended from Doty's who came over on Mayflower. Where this is documented I have not found yet. I got most of this information from my other aunt, deceased.
Cheryl


Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/in/decatur/messages/81.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network