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Perusing photos of Effingham County's past
2.27 echoes rahn
These were the children of Lewis W. Rahn married first Feb. 27, 1867, to Emily Dasher (d. 1902) and then married to Sarah (Helmly) Smilie. Rahn and his second wife had no children. From left to right, seated, are: Sophie (Rahn) Grovenstein, Addie (Rahn) Helmly, Emma (Rahn) Helmly and Irene (Rahn) Kessler; standing: Lydia (Rahn) Futrelle, Victor Rahn, Stacy Rahn, Claudie Rahn, Lavina (Rahn) McLeod, Israel Rahn, Furman Putman Rahn, Angus Backman Kessler and Ada Rahn.

A look at the Ford and Rahn families in pictures.

This article was compiled by Susan Exley of Historic Effingham Society.  If you have comments, photos or information to share contact her at 754-6681 or email: