John Henry Pinnick

12 March 1838–6 February 1914 (Age 75)
Orange, Indiana, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Pinnick was born on 12 March 1838, in Orange, Indiana, United States, his father, Isaac Pinnick, was 41 and his mother, Mary Polly Charles, was 31. He married Minerva Woods on 4 March 1866. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and French Lick, French Lick Township, Orange, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 6 February 1914, in Indiana Territory, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in French Lick, French Lick Township, Orange, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Pinnick
1838–1914
Mary Elizabeth Purkiser
1856–1922
Marriage: about 1879
Edward Pinnick
1881–1962
James Franklin Pinnick
1882–1964
Charles Glover Pinnick
1884–1963
Annie Pinnick
1886–1887
Alice Pinnick
1889–1968
Albert Pinnick
1892–1893
LeRoy Pinnick
1893–1955
Ethel Pinnick
1896–1971

Spouse and Children

    Male1838–1914Male

    Mary Elizabeth Purkiser

    Female1856–1922Female

MARRIAGE
about 1879
Orange, Indiana, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Sarah Pinnick

    Female1824–Female

    Elijah Pinnick

    Male1826–1865Male

    William Pennick

    Male1828–1862Male

    James Pinnick

    Male1830–1832Male

    Volney Thornton Pinnick

    Male1835–1896Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 3

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Pinnock .2 German (of Slavic origin): nickname from Slavic piwnik ‘drinker’.3 Altered spelling of Pinnecke, a variant of Pinner 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Penick, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John H Pennick, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John H Pinnick, "United States Census, 1900"

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