Elisabeth Kurth could possibly be the sister of Jacob Kurth b. 5 Aug 1842 in Switzerland.According to census reports, Jacob came to America about 1850.Jacob's 1st wife was named Barbara and they were listed in the 1880 census of Madison Co., IL with their children: Lizza Kurt 8 b. ILL; Nicholas 6 b. ILL; George 3 b. ILL; Mary 2 b. ILL; Jacob 9 mo b. ILL.
Jacob & Barbara moved to Tigard, Washington Co., Oregon and both are buried in the Sunset Pioneer Cemetery there.