At Oakland Cemetery in Sandusky, Ohio is the tombstone of Nikolas Kuhman. Roughly translated the tombstone inscription reads:
Born on 27 October 1861
Died on 25 June 1880
Age 18 years, 8 months
The Kuhmann family was listed in the 5th Ward of Sandusky, Erie County in the 1880 Census. The parents were August and Elisa Kuhmann, who both listed their place of birth as Baden. Other children in the family were Frank, Julia, and Charles. Nikolas's age was given in the census record as 19, and his occupation was "moulder."