Peter Line

Brief Life History of Peter

When Peter Line was born in 1765, in Pompton Plains, Morris, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Conrad Lein, was 32 and his mother, Claartje Van Houten, was 24. He married Katherine in 1801, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hanover Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1800. He died in 1842, in Madison Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Middletown Cemetery, Winchester Park Addition, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Peter Line
Marriage: 1801
Mary Line
Coonrod Line
Anna Line
Elias Line
John Line
Catharine Line

Sources (31)

  • P Leon, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Peter Hins, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Peter Line, "Find A Grave Index"

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The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Line, a shortened form of Cateline (see Catlin ) and of various other names such as Emmeline and Adeline, containing the Anglo-Norman French diminutive suffix -line (originally a double diminutive, composed of the elements -el and -in).

Americanized form of German Lein .

In some cases possibly also French (Liné): metonymic occupational name for a linen weaver or a linen merchant, from an Old French adjective liné ‘made of linen’.

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

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