Johannes S "John" Wehrley

4 June 1802–10 November 1876 (Age 74)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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 28. He married Barbara S Petry in 1821, in Stark, Ohio, 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, Madison Township, Jay, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johannes S "John" Wehrley
1802–1876
Barbara S Petry
1802–1880
Marriage: 1821
Susannah Susan Wehrly Petrey Petry
1824–1910
Frederick P Wehrly
1827–1909
Sarah Wehrly
1831–1844
Jacob P Wehrly
1832–1908
Mary Wehrly
1834–1850
Catherine Wehrly
1836–1881
John P Wehrly
1838–1910
Elizabeth Wehrly
1841–1890
William P. Wehrly
1845–1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1821
Stark, Ohio, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Heinrich Wherley II

    Male1776–1846Male

    Christine Sabel

    Female1774–1872Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 10

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John S Whorley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John P Wehrley in entry for Frederick P Wehrley, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Johannes S. Wehrly, "Find A Grave Index"

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