John F Fennig

14 August 1855–1 July 1940 (Age 84)
Jay, Indiana, United States

The Life of John F

When John F Fennig was born on 14 August 1855, in Jay, Indiana, United States, his father, George Fennig, was 37 and his mother, Barbara Bastian, was 32. He married Eunice Amelia Dock on 22 February 1880, in Jay, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bearcreek Township, Jay, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Wabash Township, Adams, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 1 July 1940, in Jay, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Jay, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John F Fennig
Eunice Amelia Dock
Marriage: 22 February 1880
Charles Fredrick Fennig
Bertha May Fennig
Homer Claude Fennig
Flossie Hazel Fennig
Eunice Pearl Fennig
Walter Raymond Fennig

Spouse and Children


    Eunice Amelia Dock


22 February 1880
Jay, Indiana, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    George Fennig


    Barbara Bastian




    Mary Elizabeth Fennig


    Anna M. Fennig


    Salome Fennig


    Caroline Fennig


    George W Fennig


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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 1

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Pfennig ( see Pfenning ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Fennig in household of Lewis Sielschott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John F Fenning in household of George Fenning, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Fennig, "United States Census, 1930"

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