Dale Milton Kuhn

ID#24, b. 27 December 1925, d. 19 August 1990
Dale Milton Kuhn - August 1944
Father: Herbert Samuel Kuhn
Mother: Nellie Belle Church

Birth date: 27 December 1925
Birth place: Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.1,2

Photograph of Dale with his parents, Herbert and Nellie, and brothers, Phil and Glenn. Date taken: March 1930. Location: Fork Ridge, Marshall County, West Virginia. Information on back of photo was handwritten by Nellie, describing the first spring on their new farm. Click on camera to view image, then use your browser's back button to return here.

Photograph of Phil, Dale, Glenn and Nancy. Date taken: 1944. Location: unknown. Click on camera to view image, then use your browser's back button to return here.3

On 22 July 1946 in Marshall County, West Virginia, Dale applied for a marriage license with Mary Gladys "Peggy" Aston, daughter of Joseph M. "Joe" Aston and Mary Gertrude Ryan. Her name appears on the document as "Gladys Aston." Consent for issuance of the license was given by "Parents of Male and Parents of Female" as both applicants were only 20 years old. The authorization to marry was signed 26 July 1946 by J. Randall Crow, Clerk of the County Court.2 The couple's marriage took place on 28 July 1946 at Bear Ridge (off Fork Ridge), Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia. After Rev. A. J. McCloy officiated the wedding at the home of the bride's parents, the couple and their guests enjoyed cake and homemade ice cream for the reception.4

Photograph of Dale with Peggy Kuhn. Date taken: 1974. Click on camera to view image, then use your browser's back button to return here.

On 19 August 1990 at age 64, Dale died at home (Brushy Ridge, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia) from colon cancer.5,6

A memorial service for Dale was conducted on 21 August 1990 at Lutes Funeral Home, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia, with Rev. Kenneth Ullom officiating.5 Following a graveside service by Rev. Kenneth Ullom, Dale's body was interred on 21 August 1990 in the Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery, 8681 Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia; his name appears on the gravestone as "Dale M. Kuhn." The inscription reads, "Married July 28, 1946."5

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Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1930Marshall County, West VirginiaDale N. Kuhn, male, age 4-3/12, son, single, born in West Virginia
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 April 1930)8
Last Edited Date=9 May 2017


  1. [S15] Dale Milton Kuhn entry, Marshall County Index To Birth Records citing volume 5, page 252.
  2. [S465] Marriage License for Dale Kuhn and Gladys Aston, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130847_00545.jpg.
  3. [S336] Photograph of Kuhn children: Phil, Glenn, Dale and Nancy taken 1944. From collection owned by Nellie (Church) Kuhn, inherited by her daughter, Nancy (Kuhn) Logsdon. Digital scan of original photo made in 2006 by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton.
  4. [S229] Interview with Mary "Peggy" (Aston) Kuhn by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 08 September 2001.
  5. [S7] Funeral memorial card, (Moundsville, West Virginia: Lutes Funeral Home), Dale M. Kuhn, 21 August 1990 service.
  6. [S9] Personal knowledge of Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton.
  7. [S315] Digital photograph of Dale M. Kuhn gravestone in Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery (Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia); photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 04 October 2005.
  8. [S242] Herbert S. Kuhn household, 1930 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Cameron Magisterial District, Enumeration District 26-2, sheet 6B, National Archives micropublication T626_2543.