John Valentine

5 April 1805–10 June 1891 (Age 86)
District 4 Creagerstown, Frederick, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Valentine was born on 5 April 1805, in District 4 Creagerstown, Frederick, Maryland, United States, his father, Johannes Valentine, was 44 and his mother, Anna Margaret Ott, was 41. He married Anna Lavinia Harbaugh on 28 January 1837, in Graceham, Frederick, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Creagerstown, Frederick, Maryland, United States in 1850 and Woodsboro, Frederick, Maryland, United States in 1860. He died on 10 June 1891, at the age of 86, and was buried in Graceham, Frederick, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Valentine
1805–1891
Anna Lavinia Harbaugh
1810–1863
Marriage: 28 January 1837
Josephine Maryann Valentine
1839–
Susanna Elisabeth Valentine
1840–1840
Margaret Ann Eliza Valentine
1841–
Andrew Jackson Valentine
1845–1929
John F. Valentine
1849–1909

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World Events (8)

1808
Age 3
Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812
Age 7
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 25
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

(1997: 12444;2007: 28734; 2010: 40395)English and Scottish (Angus and Aberdeenshire): from the Middle English and Old French personal name Valentin, Latin Valentinus, a derivative of valens ‘strong, healthy’, which was never common in England, but is occasionally found from the end of the 12th century, probably as the result of French influence. The name was borne by a 3rd-century Christian saint and martyr, whose chief claim to fame is that his feast falls on February 14, the date of a traditional celebration of spring going back to the Roman fertility festival of Juno Februata. A 5th-century missionary bishop of Rhaetia of this name was venerated especially in southern Germany, being invoked as a patron against gout and epilepsy. In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. German, Croatian, Czech, and Slovenian Valentin , Italian Valentino .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

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Walus
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Walicki
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Sources (10)

  • John Valentine in entry for Josephine Maryann Valentine, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • John Valentine, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Valentine, "Maryland, Marriages, 1666-1970"

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