Carl Stern, who lives retired on his farm in Liverpool Township, is a substantial and highly esteemed citizen
of Columbiana County. He was born in Germany, Feb. 2, 1861, and is the son of John and Caroline (Schmidt) Stern.
John Stern, deceased, was a native of Germany. His wife, also a native of that country, now resides in Pennsylvania.
They were the parents of four children, of whom Carl, the subject of this sketch, is the second in order of birth.
Carl Stern received his education in Germany and in 1891 came to this country. He lived in East Liverpool for several
months, after which he purchased his present farm in Liverpool Township. Mr. Stern operated 50 acres of land during
his active career, but has disposed of 30 acres.
In 1882 Mr. Stern was married to Miss Elvina Ladzinska, who was born in Germany, Dec. 20, 1868, the daughter of
Carl and Augusta (Dreihm) Ladzinska. Mr. Ladzinska died in 1869 and his wife is also deceased. They had two children:
Otto, lives in East Liverpool; and Mrs. Stern. Three children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Stern: Olga, born Dec.
28, 1884, married William Graham, lives in Virginia; Augusta, born Nov. 9, 1886, married Henry Zitpirana, lives
in East Liverpool; and Eric, born June 9, 1890, lives in West Virginia. There are eight grandchildren.
Mr. Stern has been affiliated with the Masonic Lodge for many years and has always taken an active interest in
the affairs of the community.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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