Mary Kuhn1

ID#1476, b. 24 November 1922, d. 16 October 1939
Father: Mathias George "Matt" Kuhn
Mother: Margaret A. Ganz

Birth date: 24 November 1922
Birth place: West Virginia.1

Mary died at age 16 from an intra-abdominal infection with abcess formation on 16 October 1939 at City Hospital, Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia. On 10 October she was diagnosed with diffuse general peritonitis (inflammation or irritation of the membrane that lines the wall of the abdomen and covers the abdominal organs) and sepsis (a severe illness caused by overwhelming infection). Onset of the abcess formation occurred two days later, after which she only survived another six days.1 Mary's body was interred on 19 October 1939 in the Beverly Hills Cemetery, Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia.1
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Last Edited Date=21 Nov 2011


  1. [S323] Mary Kuhn, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 1983474_0001624.jpg.