John Philip Dinges

Male21 July 1816–20 August 1886

Brief Life History of John Philip

When John Philip Dinges was born on 21 July 1816, in Millheim, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Dinges, was 22 and his mother, Magdalena Corman, was 21. He married Rebeca Krape about 1839, in Haines Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 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 on 20 August 1886, in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 70, 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
John Philip Dinges
Oliver Perry Dinges
Elizabeth Dinges
Mary Jane 'Jennie' Dinges
Johanna Dinges
Rebecca Dinges
Daniel Franklin Dinges
Samuel L. Dinges

Sources (16)

  • Philip Dinges, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Philip Dinges, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • John P Dinges, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1839Haines Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 3

    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 4

    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 20

    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 ). Compare Dings .

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

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