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Lehmann, Frank L.

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Lehmann, Frank L.
March 15, 2007 05:36PM
History of Daviess County, Kentucky, Inter-State Publishing Co.,
Chicago, 1883. Reprinted by McDowell Publications, Utica, KY, 1980. p.

FRANK L. LEHMANN, house and sign painter, Knottsville, was born in
Prussia, Germany, Oct. 16, 1826, and is a son of John E. Lehmann. Mr.
Lehmann received an accomplished education in the Gymnasium at
Wittenberg, on the Elbe River. He came to America in 1849, and located
in Detroit, Mich., where he opened a painting and frescoing shop. This
he ran with success for three years, employing from five to eight men.
He went to New York City in 1852, but returned to Detroit in 1856, and
remained several years, still pursuing his trade of painting and
frescoing. He has also worked in Saginaw, Mich., Louisville, Ky., St.
Louis, Mo., and Cincinnati, Ohio. He came to Owensboro soon after the
war, and to Knottsville in the fall of 1878. In 1858 he married Miss
Francina Huyser, by whom he had twelve children, one living--Louis.
Mrs. Lehmann died in 1862, and he married again in 1872, Mrs. Margaret
O'Callahan, daughter of Henry Roby. She had seven children by her first
husband, four living--Thomas L., Patrick M., Susan F. and Francis M.

Lehmann Huyser O'Callahan Roby
Germany MI NY MO OH

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