John Stauffer

Maleabout 1806–

Brief Life History of John

When John Stauffer was born about 1806, in Salford Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Harley Stauffer, was 43 and his mother, Mary Dettra, was 37. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Rachel Ott-Miller.

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John Stauffer
Rachel Ott-Miller
Mary Jane Stauffer
John Stauffer
Lavina Stauffer
Anna Stauffer
Henry O Stauffer

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  • John Stauffer, "United States Census, 1870"

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Children (5)

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (8)


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. 


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.

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