Johannes S "John" Wehrley

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

The Life Summary 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, Madison Township, Jay, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

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World Events (8)

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

(1997: 122;2007: 173; 2010: 221)Americanized form of South German Wehrle or Swiss German Wehrli .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Johannes Werly, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • John S Whorley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John P Wehrley in entry for Frederick P Wehrley, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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