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John Peter Kurtz

Male 1850 - 1887


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  • Name  John Peter Kurtz  [1, 2
    Census  1850  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • John Kurts, age 1, male, born in Iowa
    Alt. Birth  14 Jan 1850  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Born  3 Dec 1850  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Gender  Male 
    Iowa State Census  1856  Franklin Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • John P. Kurts, age 9, male, born in Iowa
    Census  1860  Franklin Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • John Kurts, age 11, male, born in Iowa, attended school during census year
    Census  1870  Huron Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • John Kurtz, age 20, male, white, occupation farm hand, born in Iowa
    Census  1880  Lone Tree Township, McPherson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • (Apparently John, living with the family of Samuel and Claracy Lowery and their five children:) Samuel Lowery, head of household, married, male, white, age 61, born in Ohio, occupation farmer, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio

      Claracy Lowery, wife, married, female, white, age 42, born in Ohio, occupation keeping house, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio

      Emma Lowery, daughter, single, female, white, age 18, born in Ohio, occupation works from home, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio

      Lota M. Lowery, daughter, single, female, white, age 15, born in Ohio, occupation attending s., father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio

      Sherman Lowery, son, single, male, white, age 13, born in Ohio, occupation attending s., father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio

      Mary Drew, daughter, widow, female, white, age 21, born in Ohio, occupation stays with father, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio

      Ida Drew, daughter, single, female, white, age 2, born in Kansas, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio

      John Kurtz, other, single, male, white, age 30, born in Iowa, occupation farm laborer, father's birthplace Pennsylvania, mother's birthplace Pennsylvania
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Des Moines County, Iowa, Cemetery Information  [6
    • John P. Kuntz; Born: (none); Died: December 14, 1887; Age: 37 years, 11 days; Notes: (Note: This is "Kurtz"); Line Number: 209; Hawkeye Cemetery; Huron Township
    Headstone Photograph 
    • John P. Kurtz is buried with his parents and sister, Elizabeth Ann (Kurtz) Moyers. His grave is located at Hawkeye Cemetery in Des Moines County, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Peter Kurtz, Died June 19, 1868, aged 56 years; Elizabeth Fairchild, his wife, Died January 31, 1873, aged 53 years 7 months, 15? days; John P. Kurtz Died December 14, 1887, aged 37 years, 11 months; Mrs. E.A. Moyers, 1840-1927"
    The Headstone of Peter and Elizabeth (Fairchild) Kurtz, Their Son, John Peter Kurtz, and Their Daughter, Elizabeth Ann (Kurtz) Moyers
    The Headstone of Peter and Elizabeth (Fairchild) Kurtz, Their Son, John Peter Kurtz, and Their Daughter, Elizabeth Ann (Kurtz) Moyers
    Died  14 Dec 1887  [2, 5, 6, 10
    Buried  Hawkeye Cemetery, Huron Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID  I7227  All Families
    Last Modified  1 Mar 2014 

    Father  Peter Kurtz,   b. Abt 1812, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1868, Huron Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Fairchild,   b. 16 Jun 1819, Luzerne, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1873, Huron Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1837  Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Headstone Photograph 
    • Peter and Elizabeth (Fairchild) Kurtz's grave is located at Hawkeye Cemetery in Des Moines County, Iowa (it also lists information about their son, John, and daughter, Elizabeth). The epitaph on the stone is: "Peter Kurtz, Died June 19, 1868, aged 56 years; Elizabeth Fairchild, his wife, Died January 31, 1873, aged 53 years 7 months, 15? days; John P. Kurtz Died December 14, 1887, aged 37 years, 11 months; Mrs. E.A. Moyers, 1840-1927"
    The Headstone of Peter and Elizabeth (Fairchild) Kurtz, Their Son, John Peter Kurtz, and Their Daughter, Elizabeth Ann (Kurtz) Moyers
    The Headstone of Peter and Elizabeth (Fairchild) Kurtz, Their Son, John Peter Kurtz, and Their Daughter, Elizabeth Ann (Kurtz) Moyers
    Family ID  F2375  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S424] 1856 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Franklin Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; pages 1178-1179; Roll: IA_53

    2. [S755] World Connect - Kitchen and Briggs Families: kitchen2009, (last updated: 2009-06-04 04:11:06 UTC (Thu), contact: James) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S366] 1850 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Page Number: 744 372, Franklin Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumerated on September 3, 1850

    4. [S366] 1850 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Des Moines County, Sutro MF M432 Roll 183

    5. [S1298] Kurtz, Peter and Elizabeth (Fairchild) and Two Children - Headstone Photograph, (their grave is at the Hawkeye Cemetery in Huron Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; photo provided courtesy of "jdrjsr" at the Iowa Gravestone Photo Project (web site); Memorials #: 78564S3 & 78565S3) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S507] Des Moines County, Iowa - Cemetery Records (GenWeb) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S451] 1860 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Page Number: 113, Sheet Number: 907, Franklin Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Post Office: Dodgeville; enumerated on July 5, 1860

    8. [S267] 1870 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Page Number: 6, Huron Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Sheet 510, Post Office: Huron; enumerated on July 29, 1870

    9. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      From LDS Familysearch.org, online. Census Place: Family History Library Film: Lone Tree, McPherson, Kansas; NA Film Number: 1254387; Page Number: T9-0387 511A.

    10. [S756] World Connect - Wehmeyer Family of Missouri: john_wehmeyer, (last updated: 2007-12-24 10:23:10 UTC (Mon), contact: John) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S1299] World Connect - Miller-Kellogg-Bartholomew-Shipe Family Pages: myron2, (last updated: 2005-08-29 04:59:45 UTC (Mon), contact: myron2) (Reliability: 3).