John Philip Dinges

1814–1886 (Age 72)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of John Philip

When John Philip Dinges was born in 1814, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Philip Dinges, was 44 and his mother, Christina Miller, was 48. He married Rebeca Krape about 1839, in Haines Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Penn Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Franklin Township, Cass, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died in 1886, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Philip Dinges
1814–1886
Rebeca Krape
1818–1893
Marriage: about 1839
Adam Krape Dinges
1840–
Perry Dinges
1844–
A.R. Dinges
John Philip Dinges
1842–1919
Oliver Perry Dinges
1844–1916
Elizabeth Dinges
1846–1925
Mary Jane 'Jennie' Dinges
1849–1916
Johanna Dinges
1852–1922
Rebecca Dinges
1855–1930
Daniel Franklin Dinges
1857–1916
Samuel L. Dinges
1859–1934

Spouse and Children

Children

(11)

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 5
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal
Age 6
The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 22
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

German: from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Dionysius ( see Dennis ).

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

Possible Related Names

Dingess
Dennis
Dingus
Dings

Sources (14)

  • Philip Dinges, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Dinges, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Philip Dinges in entry for Rebecca Greb, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

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