John Gearhart

Male6 April 1767–20 September 1822

Brief Life History of John

When John Gearhart was born on 6 April 1767, in Flemington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jacob Gearhart II, Jr, was 32 and his mother, Catharine Kline, was 26. He married Anna Cool about 1795, in Danville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 20 September 1822, in Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Riverside, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Gearhart
Anna Cool
Marriage: about 1795
Tunis Gearhart
about 1790–1875
Tunis Franklin Gearhart
Spencer C Gearhart
about 1820–
Jacob Calvin Gearhart
William Cool Gearhart
Catherine Gearhart
Catharine Gearhart
Sarah Gearhart
Elizabeth Gearhart
Anna Else Gearhart
John Gearhart

Sources (5)

  • Jacob Gearhart & Catherine Kline family of 11 children in Genealogical and Biographical annals of Northumberland County, PA
  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1795Danville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

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    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 8

    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


    Age 9

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 16

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Gerhardt .

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

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