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
1775–1826
Lavina Winship
1789–1842
Marriage: 13 March 1813
Willliam Winship Conner
1820–1890
Henry John Conner
1822–1846
Lavina Conner
1824–
Henry Ives Conner
1822–1846
Richard James Conner
1825–1895

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 March 1813
Franklin, Indiana Territory, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Conner

    Male1718–1807Male

    Margaret Boyer

    Female1750–1813Female

siblings

(6)

    James Erwin Conner

    Male1771–1851Male

    James Irwin Conner

    Male1771–1836Male

    Male1775–1826Male

    William H Conner

    Male1777–1855Male

    Henry Conner

    Male1780–1840Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1776

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."""""""
1789

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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