John Gearhart

6 April 1767–20 September 1822 (Age 55)
Flemington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life of John

When John Gearhart was born on 6 April 1767, in Flemington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jacob Gearhart Jr, was 32 and his mother, Catharine Kline, was 26. He married Anna Cool in 1794. They were the parents of at least 5 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
1767–1822
Anna Cool
1767–1825
Marriage: 1794
Tunis Gearhart
1790–1875
Jacob Calvin Gearhart
1797–1839
Spencer C Gearhart
1820–
William Cool Gearhart
1799–1834
Catherine Gearhart
1805–
Catharine Gearhart
1806–1873
Sarah Gearhart
1808–1891
Elizabeth Gearhart
1810–
Anna Else Gearhart
1813–1900
John Gearhart
1818–1860

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1794
Amwell, Hunterdon, New Jersey
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Elisabeth Gearhart

    Female1761–1839Female

    Judge Jacob Gearhart III

    Male1763–1841Male

    Harmon T Gearhart

    Male1765–1835Male

    Male1767–1822Male

    Isaac G Gearhart

    Male1769–1812Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1775

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.
1776

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 spelling of German Gierhard, a variant of Gerhardt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • 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

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