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Karsjens family

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Karsjens family

Posted: 4 May 2009 12:53AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Karsjen, Horn
My Great Grandfather's name was John Karsjens before he was adopted by the Horn's in Emden, Illinois. I believe that his father's name was William Karsjens. Family legend says that his wife died and he distributed the kids to neighboring farms to get rid of them, thus my grandfather's adoption. William lived in the Tazewell, Illinois area I think, not sure. Not a lot of Karsjens in Illinois, lots in Iowa. Perhaps they are connected; I would like to know. William's wife's name was Grace (Gertie)I think. I don't have much other information. Thanks for any provided, if there is a connection.
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ehhorn 4 May 2009 6:53AM GMT 
wim1474 22 Apr 2011 11:25PM GMT 
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