Johannes S "John" Wehrley

Male4 June 1802–10 November 1876

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, 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

Sources (4)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1823York, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    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

    Americanized form of South German Wehrle or Swiss German Wehrli .

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

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