-=William Edward Karn=-
William Edward Karn â€“
Born - 3 may 1882, Green Bay, Wis.
Died â€“ Oct. 1972, Braham, Minn.
Marred (?) to (sometime before 1930)
Anna Mabel McKenna,
Born St. Paul, Minn.
Died 1948, Minneapolis, Minn.
1. Stillborn, No Information
2. Marie Karn
Born (sometime before 1934)
Died in the 90â€™s Buried Lancaster, Wis.
Married Rev. Oliver Vick - ? Three children, William, Karl, and Paul Vick
3. Edward Emmett Karn
Born â€“ September 11, 1934
Died â€“ No, Still Kickâ€™ in
Married Donna Louise Berkholtz, 1960
1. Edward Emmett Karn, Jr.
Born â€“ July 16, 1960 (Me)
2. George William Karn
3. Anna Marcella Karn
4. Mary Michelle Karn
My name is Edward Emmett Karn, Jr. â€“ born July 16th, 1960 to Edward Emmett Karn and Donna Louise Berkholtz (not sure of the spelling). Dad was born September 11th, 1934.
My grandfather is William Edward Karn, born (Not sure) 3 may, 1882. He married Anna Mabel McKenna born; St Paul, Minn. had three kids, (see above). Anna died when my father was 14, (1948) in Minneapolis, Minn. We believe that William was born in Green bay, Wisconsin. However we have never been able to confirm any of this, they both claimed to be only children, and never talked about there family, dad has said that he has never met any of Williams or Annaâ€™s family. William claimed he was born Catholic, but he never went to a catholic church in my memory. Dad says that William went to a Lutheran church most of the time, when he went. We have absolutely no information about his father or family. Except this story he would tell.
When William was in his teens, his father (William never ever told us his name) contracted with a farmer, for boarding and a job for William. Paid 1 dollar a month during the summer, and room and board during the winter. Williamsâ€™s father would show up once a year to collect Williams wages then leave. One year the farmer told Williamsâ€™s father when he showed up for the money that William had run away that year. William had not run away, the farmer thought he was doing William a favor. His father never showed up again. That is all the information we have. The other thing William was always adamant about was that his named was spelled K-A-R-N, No S. No other spelling. Thank you for your time, if any body has any information about Williamsâ€™s father or has heard this story, please let me know.
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