Johann Adam Kirsch

Johann Adam Kirsch
b. 5 July 1844, Dossenheim (Heidelberg) Baden, Germany
d. 1924, Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota

m. 26 November 1868, Preble, Adams County, Indiana
Suzanna Graesch
b. 15 May 1850, Preble, Adams County, Indiana
d. 17 March 1882, Wabash County, Illinois

Children with Suzanna Graesch:

  • John Adam, Jr. (1867–1930)
  • Philip Henry (1870–1884)
  • Barbara (1872–1942)
  • George Val (1875–1930)
  • George Peter (1878–1951)
  • John (1881–1944)
  • Mary (b. 1885)
  • Minnie (b. 1887)
  • Sophia (1889–1977)

Johann emigrated from Indiana to Caldwell County, Missouri, in 1867. He emigrated from Adams County, Indiana, to Wabash County, Illinois, in 1872. After some thirty years in Wabash County, Illinois, Johann Kirsch moved to Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, where he continued to farm for another 20 years. A large group of relatives from Wabash settled in Brainerd about 1902.

Submitted by:
Karin Marie Kirsch
Evansville IN

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