Selected Families and Individuals


Jean Weinert

Jean Weinert had 8 children. In Aubergiste he was a landlord, innkeeper, and publican.

Charles D. Wires

Living in Florida in 1916.

In 1920, Charles (51) and Lora (46) Wires owned a farm in Bellaire, Pinellas County, Florida. There were no children in the home. According to the census, Charles and his mother were born in Kansas; his father was a native of Illinois. Charles was a citrus farmer.

Ten years later, at the time of the 1930 census, Charles and Laura resided in the same town, but they no longer lived on a farm. They owned a home worth $7000. Charles worked as a fruit packer. In this census, he stated that both his parents were born in Ohio. Charles and Laura were 32 and 27, respectively, at the time of their marriage. They owned a radio set.

Laura M. Weisend

Living in Clearwater, Pinellas County, FL in 1954.

Mary Magdeline Kuhn

OBituary (from Betty Hartley):
Mary Magdalene Curran, 71, of Cambridge, died December 30, in her home,
following an apparent heart attack. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic
Church in Burkhart. She was born September 6, 1915 in Monroe County,
daughter of the late Nicholas and Flora Baker Kuhn.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Curran. Surviving are
two nephews, Gilbert Yontz of Lewisville and J.K. Larrick of Cambridge; and
one niece, Ila Carpenter of Summerfield.
Mass of Christian Burial was held January 5 at St. Joseph Catholic Church
with Father Samuel Soprano as celebrant. Burial in the church cemetery.

Jacob J. Burkhart

At the time of the 1900 census, Jacob (27) rented a farm in Summit Twp., Monroe County, Ohio, where he lived iwth his wife Rose A. (25) and children Frank A. (2) and Trecie (4 mos).

In 1910, farmer Jacob J. Burkhart (36) owned a farm in Summit Twp. He lived there with his wife, Roslia (35) and their children, Franciscus A. (12), Theresia (10), Christina (8), Sylvester (6), Isador (3) and Roman (7 mos). Only Frank and Theresa attended school. Adjacent households in the census belonged to two unmarried Burkhart men... Wendell (33) and Edward (36).

Nick Burkhart lived in Lewisville at the time of his sister Mary Weisend's death in 1946.

According to the online Ohio death certificate index, Jacob Burkhart was a resident of Monroe County, Ohio at the time of his death.

Rosella A. Haren

In 1910, all six of the children that Rosella "Sally" Haren Burkhart had given birth to were still living at the time of the census.

Sally suffered from cholelithiasis (gall stones) for the last 15 years of her life.

Seriously ill for one month, Mrs. Jacob J. Burkhart, 62, died at her
home in Lewisville, Monroe county, yesterday afternoon of heart disease.
While several relatives survive here, Mrs. Burkhart was a resident of
Lewisville a majority of her life. She was a member of St. Joseph’s church
at Burkhart Settlement near Lewisville.
Surviving are her husband, Jacob, at home; five sons, Frank, Zanesville,
Sylvester, East Pike, Isidore, Zanesville, and Roman and Leo of Akron; two
daughters, Mrs. Leo Noon, Zanesville, and Sister Mary Adelaide of St. Francis
convent, Tiffin. Three brothers also survive.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed, local relatives said.

Christine Burkhart

Christine Burkhart entered the convent and took the name Sister Mary Adelaide. She lived in Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio.

TIFFIN - Sister Adelaide Burkhart, 103, of the Sisters of St. Francis
in Tiffin, died at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006, at St. Francis Home,
one week short of her 104th birthday.
She was born Feb. 14, 1902, in Kuhn, Ohio, to Rosella (Haren) and
Jacob Burkhart.
Sister Adelaide is survived by a sister-in-law, Agnes Burkhart of
Canton, Ohio; a nephew, Monsignor Robert L. Noon of Lancaster,
Ohio; and a niece, Mrs. Willard (Rose) Parry of Zanesville, Ohio. She
was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Frank, Isadore,
Roman, Leo and Sylvester; and her sister, Theresa Noon.
Sister Adelaide served in various food service positions in Carey,
Fort Jennings, Marywood, Toledo and St. Francis Home and St. Francis
Convent. At the time of her death, she was a minister of prayer for the
congregation. In her later years, Sister Adelaide longed and prayed
that she could die and be with Christ, and she begged anyone who
would listen to her to pray for that, too, but many were reluctant
because she was their love and their light.
The Funeral Mass was held Sunday in St. Francis Convent Chapel,
with burial in St. Francis Convent Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Francis Convent or St. Francis Home.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Traunero Funeral Home,
214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-3113.


Nephew Msgr. Robert Noon mentioned in Sister Adelaide's obituary was the step-son of her sister, Theresa Burkhart Noon.

Isadore A. Burkhart

Obituary (from Betty Hartley):
Isadore A. Burkhart, 57, of 408 Thurman Street,
Zanesville, supervisor of maintenance and an assistant
stationary engineer at Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanes-
ville, died shortly after two o'clock Monday afternoon,
February 1, 1965, at the hospital after suffering a heart
attack while at work Mr. Burkhart had been employed at
the hospital forty-three years.
He was born at Burkhart in Monroe County, April
5, 1907, a son of Jacob J. and Rosalia Haren Burkhart. Mr.
Burkhart was a member of St.Thomas Catholic Church in
Zanesville, and was a verteran of WWII. He was also a
member of personnel relations and safety committees at
Good Samaritan.
Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Teresa Noon of
Dresden, and Sister M. Adelaide of St. Francis Convent at
Tiffin; three brothers, Frank A. Burkhart of Pleasant Grove
Road, Zanesville; Sylvester Burkhart of East Pike, Zanesville,
and Leo Burkhart of Canton; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents and a brother, Roman preceded him in death.
A Requiem High Mass was solemnized this Thursday
morning at ten o'clock in St. Thomas Church in Zanesville. Bur-
ial was in Mount Olive Cemetery.

Sebastian L. Nauer

In 1900, Sebastian Nauer (40) and his wife Caroline (27) owned a home in Seneca Twp., Monroe County, Ohio, where they lived with their daughter Helena G. (6). Sebastian was employed as a house carpenter. Adjacent households in the census belonged to Magnus Hohman and Joseph Brister.

From death certificate:
Name: Sebastian L. Nauer
Residence: 312 Clarendon Ave. N.
Age: 77 years 2 months 18 days
Birth: 08 Jun 1859, Woodsfield, Ohio
Occupation: Carpenter, Building
Marital status: Married
Spouse: Caroline Nauer
Father: Geo. Nauer, Germany
Mother: Anna Burkhart, Germany
Informant: Mrs. E. L. Weisend, 312 Clarendon Ave. N.

Caroline R. Baker

Sources conflict on date of birth:
Oct 1872 -- 1900 census
30 Oct 1872 -- death certificate

Researcher Betty Hartley states that Sebastian Nauer's wife was the daughter of Michael and Catherin (Burkhart) Weisend. However, the siblings listed in Caroline Nauer's obituary indicate that she is the daughter of William and Appolonia Baker. Caroline's death certificate also lists her parents as William and Appolonia (Yontz) Baker.

Mrs. Caroline K. Nauer, who had been suffering from a heart condition, was
stricken fatally Sunday morning, July 1sf. 1951 a short time after she returned
to her home at 314 Clarendon Avenue N. W. Canton, after attending Mass in St.
Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Born 79 years ago at Burkhart, she went to Canton forty-one years ago from
Lewisville in Monroe County. She was the widow of S. L. Nauer, who died in 1936.
Since going to Canton, she had been a member of St. Joseph’s Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Edmund L. Weisend, of the home; a brother,
Simon Baker, of Lewisville, and two sisters, Mrs. Lucy Eppley, of Columbus, and
Mrs. George Brubach of Lewisville.
A Requiem High Mass was sung Wednesday morning, July 4th, at 9:30 o’clock
in St. Joseph’s Church by the Rt. Rev.Msgr. Ralph C. Kothehner. Burial was in St.
John’s Cemetery, Canton.

From death certificate:
Name: Caroline R. Nauer
Residence: 314 Clarendon Ave. N., Canton, Ohio
Age: 79 years
Birth: 30 Oct 1871, Burkhart, Ohio
Occupation: Housework, own home
Marital status: Widowed
Father: William Baker
Mother: Oppolana Yontz
Informant: Helen G. Weisend [daughter]

Harold Joseph Burkhart

Wedding announcement:
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Kuhn of Lewisville, O. are announcing the engagement
of their daughter, Matilda Kuhn, R.N. to Harold Burkhart of Cincinnati, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Alex Burkhart of Lewisville.
Miss Kuhn is a graduate of Good Samaritan School of Nursing, class of 1943.
In Zanesville she lives at 43 Convers avenue. Mr. Burkhart is a veteran of World
War II and has graduated from Engineering School in Cincinnati.
The wedding will take place in June in St. Joseph’s church at Burkhart.

Harold J. Burkhart, 88, of Syracuse, NY, passed away Tuesday, September 2,
2003, at Menorah Park in DeWitt. He was the son of the late Alexander and Lucy
Burkhart and was the last surviving of six children.
He served in the Army during WWII in the South Pacific. Born in Lewisville, Ohio,
he resided in Canton, Ohio, until moving to Syracuse in 1960. He retired from Carrier
in 1977 after working there for 17 years. He was a member of Our Lady of Solace
Catholic Church for 40 years. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, woodworking, playing cards
and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by: his wife of 58 years, Matilda Kuhn Burkhart; one daughter, Roseann
Boulding of Oakville, Ontario; four sons, David of Winterville, GA, Paul of Overland Park,
KS, Dennis of Hooksett, NH, and Patrick of Fayetteville, NY; eight grandchildren, Mathew,
Lindsay, Timothy, Laura, Glenn, Peter, Katie and Joey; one predeceased granddaughter,
Amanda Boulding; one great-grandson Nicholas.
ervices Friday 10:30 a.m. at Burns-Garfield Funeral Home and 11 a.m. at Our Lady
of Solace Church. Burial, St. Mary's Resurrection Mausoleum. Calling hours 4 to 7 p.m.
Thursday at Burns-Garfield Funeral Home, 3775 E. Genesee St. Contributions may be made
to Our Lady of Solace Church.

Matilda Magdelene Kuhn

From The Zanesville Sunday Times Signal, 27 May 1945 (sec. 2, pg 2)
Miss Matilda Kuhn, bride-elect of Harold Burkhart of Cincinnati, was honored
with a miscellaneous bridal shower at her home, 743 Convers avenue on Tuesday
evening. Misses Mary Rose Crum and Dorothy Smith were companion hostesses..
Games, dancing and conversation were the diversion of the evening. Refreshments
were served at the close of the evening.
Guests at the affair included: Misses Dorothy Kassell, Marjorie Castner, Georgiana
Maines, Callista Loyer, Betty Miller, Susie Howard, Helen Weigelt, Margaret Ann Crow-
ley, Rita Roll, Margaret Dirkes, Pauline Murphy, Dorothy McCarty, Helen Norris, Anne
Smith, Margaret Crum, Nellie Kuhn, Mrs. John Kane, Ruth Barnett, Mrs. Pearl Norris,
Mrs. Earl Norris [Dorothy Kuhn] Mrs. Frank Finan [Mildred Burkhart], Mrs. Russell
Savage, Mrs. Mabel Seimetz, all of Zanesville, and Miss Betty Burke of Steubenville.
Miss Kuhn will be married in June at St. Joseph’s church at Burkhart.

Anna Virginia Kuhn

Jenny Kuhn Powell’s obituary appeared in the Zanesville Times Recorder on 9 Nov 1970:
Mrs. Jennie Powell, 81, of Ohio District Nursing on the East pike died at 3:30 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 8) at the home where she had been a resident three years.
A native of Monroe County, she was born May 26, 1889, a daughter of John W. and Catherine Sherman Kuhn.
Mrs. Powell was a member St. Thomas Catholic Church its Altar-Rosary Society, Purgatorial Society and Catholic Ladies of Columbia.
She leaves five sisters, Mrs. Grace Kelchner of 1210 Seborn avenue, Mrs. Stella Shaw of 707 Grove avenue, Mrs. Laura Kelly of 969 Linden avenue, Mrs. Marcella Warner of Caldwell Route 1 and Mrs. Mary Saffell of Barnesville; a brother, William Kuhn of 618 Putnam avenue and several nieces and nephews. Two brothers are deceased.
Friends may call 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Brubach Funeral Home in Summerfield where Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church at Burkhart with Rev. Fr. Joseph Finan officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.