Johannes S "John" Wehrley

Brief Life History of Johannes S "John"

When Johannes S "John" Wehrley was born on 4 June 1802, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Heinrich Wherley II, was 25 and his mother, Christine Sabel, was 22. He married Barbara S Petry in 1823, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Madison Township, Jay, Indiana, United States in 1860. He died on 10 November 1876, in Salamonia, Madison Township, Jay, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salamonia Cemetery, Salamonia, Madison Township, Jay, Indiana, United States.

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Johannes S "John" Wehrley
Barbara S Petry
Marriage: 1823
Susannah "Susan" Wehrley
Frederick P Wehrley
Sarah Wehrly
Jacob P Wehrly
Mary Wehrly
Catherine Wehrly
John P Wehrly
Elizabeth Wehrly
William P. Wehrly

Sources (4)

  • John S Whorley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Johannes Werly, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Johannes S. Wehrly, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


Oldest grave seen in the memorials list.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Wehrle or Swiss German Wehrli .

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

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