John Stauffer

about 1806–
Salford Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Stauffer was born about 1806, in Salford Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Harley Stauffer, was 42 and his mother, Mary Dettra, was 36. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Rachel Ott-Miller.

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Family Time Line

John Stauffer
1806–
Rachel Ott-Miller
1837–
Mary Jane Stauffer
1862–
Annie Stauffer
1864–
John Stauffer
1866–1879
Lavina Stauffer
Henry O Stauffer
1869–

Spouse and Children

Children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1808
Age 2
Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
Age 6
Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1846
Age 40
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

South German:occupational name for a maker or seller of beakers or mugs, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stouf ‘beaker, stoup’.habitational name for someone from any of various minor places called with this word, for example Stauf, Staufen; the reference is to hills thought to resemble a beaker in shape. Compare Stouffer .

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

Possible Related Names

Stauff
Stouffer
Staufer

Sources (1)

  • John Stauffer, "United States Census, 1870"

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