John Valentine

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

The Life 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 37. 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. He died on 10 June 1891, at the age of 86.

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John Valentine
Anna Lavinia Harbaugh
Marriage: 28 January 1837
Josephine Maryann Valentine
Susanna Elisabeth Valentine
Margaret Ann Eliza Valentine
Andrew Jackson Valentine
John F. Valentine

Spouse and Children

28 January 1837
Graceham, Frederick, Maryland, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Valentine


    Anna Margaret Ott







    Daniel Valentine


    David Valentine


    Catharine Valentine


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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

A name derived from St. Valentine, from Latin "Valentinus," of or belonging to Valentia, one of the ancient names of Rome. It is also derived from towns in Spain, Italy, and Sardinia, and the name of a goddess worshipped at Ocriculum in Italy, or from "valens," meaning mighty or strong. A nickname is Val. Vallantina is a female name derived from Valentine.

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Sources (3)

  • John Valentine, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Valentine in entry for Margaret Ann Eliza Valentine, "Maryland, Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • John Valentine in entry for Susanna Elisabeth Valentine, "Maryland, Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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