John F Fennig

Brief Life History of John F

When John F Fennig was born on 14 August 1856, in Jay, Indiana, United States, his father, George Pfennig, was 38 and his mother, Barbara Bastian, was 33. 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 83, and was buried in Gravel Hill Cemetery, Bryant, Bearcreek Township, Jay, Indiana, United States.

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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

Sources (20)

  • John Fennig in household of Lewis Sielschott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John F Fennig, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • John F Fennig in entry for Homer C Fennig and <Unknown>, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries: 1872: Jay, Indiana, United States

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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

German: variant of Pfennig and, in North America, probably also an altered form of this.

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

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