Feb. 21, 1876 Manhattan New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA
Jan. 31, 1960 Stephentown Rensselaer County New York, USA
Peter Earnst Kurz was born at 15 Suffolk Street, Manhattan, N.Y. to Carl M. and Marguerete Stoltz Kurz.
He served in the Army [#598856] from March 3, 1915 to February 2, 1919 as a Band Leader 24 Coast Artillery Band during WW I and received an Honorable Discharge.
He married Caroline Helene Habeck, daughter of William and Marie Helene Dirsing Habeck, on March 16, 1897 and they had two children: 1] ? Kurz stillborn 1896; 2] Helene Marguerete Kurz, born Feb. 3, 1900.
A Bible, [photo] was given to Peter and Caroline Habeck Kurz, by her uncle Henry B. Olbermann as a wedding present. It was passed down to daughter Helene Kurz Gore and at her death the Bible was inherited by her cousin, John Henry Olbermann, Jr., grandson of Henry B. Olbermann. Bible was given to another cousin, Robert Hall, a descendant of the Habeck Family to be passed on upon his death.