Nicholas Plessinger

6 August 1787–17 December 1864 (Age 77)
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Nicholas

When Nicholas Plessinger was born on 6 August 1787, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Conrad Blessing, was 42 and his mother, Caterena Margaret Summer or Sommer or Summers, was 43. He had at least 7 sons and 1 daughter with Catharine Garland. He lived in Belfast Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1840. He died on 17 December 1864, in Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Warfordsburg, Bethel Township, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Plessinger
1787–1864
Catharine Garland
1796–1860
Peter Plessinger
1820–1898
George W. Plessinger
1841–1866
Jacob Plessinger
1822–1915
Abraham Plessinger
1825–1908
Joseph Plessinger
1827–1918
Elizabeth Plessinger
1830–1920
Solomon Plessinger
1833–1909
John J. Plessinger
1839–1914

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

    Peter Plessinger

    Male1820–1898Male

    Jacob Plessinger

    Male1822–1915Male

    Male1825–1908Male

    Joseph Plessinger

    Male1827–1918Male

    Elizabeth Plessinger

    Female1830–1920Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Conrad Blessing

    Male1744–1803Male

    Caterena Margaret Summer or Sommer or Summers

    Female1744–1823Female

siblings

(14)

    Christian Plessinger or Blessing

    Male1762–Male

    Eleanor Plessinger

    Female1766–Female

    Julianna Plessinger

    Female1767–Female

    Catrina Plessinger

    Female1768–Female

    Female1769–1813Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 4

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1808

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of German Blessinger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nicholas Plasinger, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Nicholas Plessinger, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nicholas Plessinger in entry for John Plessinger and Olive B. Layton, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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