John Philip Dinges

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

The Life 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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John Philip Dinges
Rebeca Krape
Marriage: about 1839
Adam Krape Dinges
Perry Dinges
A.R. Dinges
John Philip Dinges
Oliver Perry Dinges
Elizabeth Dinges
Mary Jane 'Jennie' Dinges
Johanna Dinges
Rebecca Dinges
Daniel Franklin Dinges
Samuel L. Dinges

Spouse and Children

about 1839
Haines Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States


    Adam Krape Dinges


    John Philip Dinges


    Oliver Perry Dinges


    Perry Dinges


    Elizabeth Dinges


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Philip Dinges


    Christina Miller




+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

Sources (3)

  • Philip Dinges, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Dinges, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John P Dinges in entry for Joanna Wood, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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