John Conner

27 August 1775–18 April 1826 (Age 50)
New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life of John

When John Conner was born on 27 August 1775, in New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, his father, Richard Conner, was 57 and his mother, Margaret Boyer, was 25. He married Martha M Comer about 1804. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Cedar Grove, Highland Township, Franklin, Indiana, United States in 1804 and Connersville, Fayette, Indiana, United States in 1820. He died on 18 April 1826, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Conner
Lavina Winship
Marriage: 13 March 1813
Willliam Winship Conner
Henry John Conner
Lavina Conner
Henry Ives Conner
Richard James Conner

Spouse and Children

13 March 1813
Franklin, Indiana Territory, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Richard Conner


    Margaret Boyer




    James Erwin Conner


    James Irwin Conner



    William H Conner


    Henry Conner


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 1

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Age 14

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant spelling of Connor , now common in Scotland.2 English: occupational name for an inspector of weights and measures, Middle English connere, cunnere ‘inspector’, an agent derivative of cun(nen) ‘to examine’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Conner, "United States Census, 1820"
  • John Conner, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • John Conner, "Find A Grave Index"

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