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Mrs Sarah Adella Kouhns


Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 4/21/2010 at 15:26:06

The highest esteem and greatest respect is given on all sides to Mrs Sarah Adella Kouhns, who for many years has been an honored resident of Ogden, Iowa. Mrs Kouhns was born in Ohio is September 1852, a daughter of William and Lucinda (Robinson) Hassenpflug, natives of Pennsylvania. The father was a carriage maker by trade and at an early day went to Ohio, where he engaged in farming, operating land for the remainder of his life in that state. He died in 1860, being survived by his widow until 1904.
Sarah A Hassenpflug was reared and educated in Ohio, where she subsequently turned her knowledge to good account by teaching school for some time. In 1868 she married A Kouhns, now deceased and since 1871 she has lived in Boone county. For the past fifteen years she has been a resident of Ogden. Mrs Kouhns had five children: Laura who married A E Yarges, who farms in Nebraska, Lucy the wife of Al Treloar, a farmer in Boone county, Ruben who follows the same line of occuaption in this county, Margaret who died in 1904, and Montie who died in infancy.
Mr Kouhns was engaged in agricultural pursuits but his widow has sold the farm and has her money invested in other profitable ventures. She owns a handsome home in Ogden, where she has many friends. Mrs Kouhns gives her adherence to the Baptist church, in the work of which she takes a deep and helpful interest.

1914 Boone County History Book


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