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William Christian Jahn Obituary

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Re: William Christian Jahn Obituary

Posted: 1104050238000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Jahn Goodwin Curry Matherson

Do you have any information on Francis “Frank” Chriatian Jahn, b. 08-Oct-1844 in Marina, Madison Co., IL, d. 24-Aug-1924 in Waller, Waller Co., TX, buried in Kirby Chapel Cemetery, Waller Co., TX.

Married 2nd to Sophronia (Curry) Matherson, ca 1892 in Washington or Waller County, TX., b. 05-Apr-1851, Montgomery Co., AL, d. 22-Jan-1948, in Waller, Waller Co., TX, buried in Kirby Chapel Cemetery, Waller Co., TX. No children.

Married 1st to Margaret Missouri Goodwin, ca 1866 in Austin or Grimes County (now Waller Co., TX), b. 05-Jun-1848 in Mississippi, d. 20-Feb-1891 in Waller Co., TX, buried in Kirby Chapel Cemetery, Waller Co., TX. Children were:

· John Franklin Jahn, b. 18-Feb-1868, d. 16-Jul-1942;
· Mary Elizabeth Jahn, b. 03-Jul-1869, d. 25-Nov-1870;
· Julius Isaac Jahn, b. 19-Mar-1871, d. 23-Mar-1871;
· Charles Edwin Jahn, b. 18-Apr-1872, d. 19-Jun-1906;
· Robert Jerome Jahn, b. 12-Dec-1874, d. 24-May-1953;
· Kate Cole Jahn, b. 22-Mar-1877, d. 03-May-1938;
· Patrick Barnett Jahn, b. 03-May-1879, d. 03-May-1938;.
· Emmie Maud Jahn, b. 24-May-1881, d. ??;
· Jesse Christian Jahn, b. 09-Jul-1883, d. 18-Oct-1900;
· Clara Augusta Jahn, b. 18-Aug 11885, d. 31-Dec-1961;
· Eula Mae Jahn, b. 03-Feb-1888, d. ??;
· Maggie Birdie Jahn, b. 28-Jan-1891, d. 05-Jan-1975.

The Kirby Chapel Cemetery is located in Waller County, TX just a couple of miles north of Prairie View University and about five miles SW of the Fields Store community along FM 1488. Francis Christian Jahn, both of his wives and many of his descendants are buried at Kirby Chapel Cemetery.

According to family tradition, Francis Christian “Frank” Jahn was a medical doctor and practiced medicine in Waller County, Texas. I am trying to locate any of Dr. Jahn’s living descendants or relatives. Could your William Christian Jahn be a descendant or collateral relative of Dr. Jahn? The common thread here may be the middle name “Christian”. Dr. Jahn’s father was named Christian Gottlieb Jahn.

Ed Smith
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