Johann Hausknecht

12 June 1805–
Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Johann

When Johann Hausknecht was born on 12 June 1805, in Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Martin Hausknecht, was 35 and his mother, Magdalena Schaeffer, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Johann Martin Hausknecht
1769–1847
Magdalena Schaeffer
1770–1857
Sarah Houseknecht
1798–1876
Regina Hausknecht
1800–
Joseph Houseknecht Sr
1799–1885
Johann Hausknecht
1805–
Thomas Hausknecht
1808–
Jacob Hausknecht or Housenick
1810–1875
Eliza Hausknecht
1812–1863
Salomoe Hausknecht
1815–

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World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 7

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 31

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle High German hūs ‘house’ + knëcht ‘boy’, ‘servant’, slao a town-hall messenger.

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

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