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Donaldsonville, Louisiana  Family Genealogy




DAR Newberry Library.  Holly Ingraham, Peoples names: a cross-reference to the proper use of over 40,000 personal and Familial names in over 100 cultures. 1650 CAHN is German name.

We are searching for a record of slave purchases by the Cahns of Louisiana. We have set a date to visit the African country most likely to be an origin.

Parents of Harry Henry CAHN are not known.


(1880 census is the first indexed by a Soundex code) 

1900 Census; Vol. 2,ed 6, Sheet 5, Line 14 1860 . Harry CAHN was born about 1862. Wife, Luvenia born May 1865. Eleven children,  Joseph, Olivia, Amelia, Harry, Ernestine, Stella, Walter, Maude, Agnes, Wilhelmina, Pearl born in  Donaldsonville, LA 


Harry CAHN and Lavinia LOTTEN CAHN In 1920 Lavinia was 58 years old and Harry was 60.


1920 Lavinina and Harry CAHN lived on Railroad Avenue in Donaldsonville, Louisiana.



James S. HUNTER 26, born in Harvey LA married Miss Maude CAHN, native of Donaldsonville, LA  August 12, 1920. James S. HUNTER died in Chicago May 28, 1965.  Maude died in East Chicago IN June 30, 1937



Certificate of Marriage, Obituaries 1894-1993 James and Maude  HUNTER raised their two children Henderson and Elizabeth  in East Chicago, Indiana.