Albert Zehnkuhl was born in Hanover, Germany, in 1792 He came to Ohio in 1832, and settled in sec. 8, German township. He moved to New Bremen in 1841, where he still resides. He kept hotel in New Bremen for about twenty-four years. At the time Mr. Zehnkuhl came to America his family consisted of his wife and five children, of which only two are now living. Mrs. Zehnkuhl died in January, 1879, and the same year Mr. Zehnkuhl married Minnie Ketler; two children are the result of this second union. Mr. Zehnkuhl is eighty years old, and has a remarkably good memory; he quotes dates quite readily of incidents that happened many years ago.



From "History of Auglaize County, Ohio, with the Indian History of Wapakoneta, and the First Settlement of the County", Robert Sutton, Publishers, Wapakoneta, 1880