Surname: Buhs

Biography of Herman H. Buhs

Herman H. Buhs. Urbana Township, Champaign County, offers many examples of successful farming and no one could overlook, in this connection, the many richly cultivated acres that belong to the old Buhs homestead, 160 of which are under the direct care of Herman H. Buhs, one of the township’s most highly respected citizens. Herman H. Buhs was born in Fairfield County, Ohio, August 25, 1872. His parents are John. C. and Fredricka (Albright) Buhs. The father, who is now one of Champaign County’s men of wealth and the owner of 480 acres of valuable land, was born in 1847, in

Biography of John C. Buhs

John C. Buhs. One of the sound, substantial men and successful general farmers and stock raisers of Champaign County is found in John C. Buhs, who is located in section 33, Urbana Township. Mr. Buhs is one of the heavy landowners of this section and his finely improved farm extends also into sections 34 and 21, all in Urbana Township. John C. Buhs was born in the village of Baritz, in the province of Mecklenburg, Germany, September 11, 1847. His parents were Carl and Fredricka (Raforth) Buhs. His father died in Germany and the mother continued to live there until