PETER JOSEPH VOHS

45. Peter Joseph[5] Vohs. (Peter[4] Vohs, Caspar[3] Vohs, Georg Joseph[2] Voos, Caspar[1] Voos) He was born in December 1868 in Kansas. Peter died 19 April 1930. Peter was placed under the guardianship of his uncle Eugene Vohs from the period 1874 to 1886. Peter J. Vohs was injured in a run-away team accident. He married Cornelia (Nellie) Margaret Le Duc on 3 April 1894. Witness to the marriage were Albert Vohs, Ana Vohs and Catharine Le Duc. She was born 29 November 1875 at St. Louis, Missouri. Her parents were Alphonse Le Duc and Helen Horan. She died 11 June 1929. In 1910, the family lived in Evergreen Township, Cheyenne County, Kansas.[182]


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REFERENCES AND NOTES

[182] 1900 U.S. Census, Kansas, Miami Co., Wea Township, Vol. 34, ED 138, Sheet 11, Line 16; 1910 U.S. Census, Kansas, Cheyenne Co., Vol. 11, ED 3, page 208, family #3; They Came to Stay. Sherman County & Family History (Goodland, KS: Sherman County Historical Society, 1981), Vol. III, p. 184; Guardian's Accounts, dated 1875, 1876 and 1886, copied from the files of the Miami County Genealogy Society, copies in possesion of the writer; Maxine Kircher to author, letter dated Jan. and Feb. 1992, in possesion of writer; the 1900 census record provides the information about month, year and place of birth. Sherman Co. History references the injury Peter suffered. The guardianship accounts list Eugene Vohs as being the guardian of the person and estate of Peter Vohs, minor heir of Margaret Vohs. The letter from Maxine Kircher provides Peter's date of death, date of marriage, wife's name, wife's dates of birth and death, and wife's place of birth; Marriage Book for 1894, Wea Catholic Church, information on date of marriage, witnesses and names of the parents of Peter and Nellie; "Marriage of Peter J. Vohs and Nellie Le dut," Book 2, Register of Marriages, p. 34, Miami County Records, LDS Microfilm # 1,535,822.

[183] 1900 U.S. Census, Kansas, Miami Co., Wea Township, Vol. 34, ED 138, Sheet 11, Line 16; 1920 U.S. Census, Kansas, Vol. 48, ED 252, Sheet 2, Line 35, the 1920 census records his wife and father-in-law's names; Maxine Kircher to author, letter of Jan. and Feb. 1992, in possession of writer; letter gives date of birth and name of his second wife; Baptism Book for 1894, Wea Catholic Church, information about birth, baptism and parents.

[184] 1900 U.S. Census, Kansas, Miami Co., Wea Township, Vol. 34, ED 138, Sheet 11, Line 16; Sherman Co. History , Vol. III, p. 184; Maxine Kircher to author, letter of Jan. & Feb. 1992, in possession of writer; month, year and place of birth noted in 1900 census. His second wife's name and his year of death reported in Sherman Co. History. Letter from Maxine Kircher notes dates of birth, baptism, second marriage, and death, and first name of his first wife.

[185] 1900 U.S. Census, Kansas, Miami Co., Wea Township, Vol. 34, ED 138, Sheet 11, Line 16; Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol. 2, p. 189.

[186] 1910 U.S. Census, Kansas, Miami Co., Vol. 11, ED 3, page 208, family #3; Maxine Kircher to author, letter of Jan. and Feb. 1992, in possession of writer; letter notes her complete name, date of birth, date of marriage and husband's name.

[187] 1910 U.S. Census, Kansas, Miami Co., Vol. 11, ED 3, page 208, family #3.

[188] 1910 U.S. Census, Kansas, Miami Co., Vol. 11, ED 3, page 208, family #3.

[189] Maxine Kircher to author, letter of Jan. and Feb. 1992, in possession of writer; letter places him in the family of Peter Vohs and Nellie Le Duc, notes his year of birth and name of his wife.


Updated 21 December 1994. This family history information is based on the manuscript The Vohs Families of Kansas prepared by Sean Furniss, 11094 Saffold Way, Reston, VA 22090, SeanBarry@aol.com.

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