John Richard Haight

24 January 1824–22 August 1906 (Age 82)
Canaan, Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life Summary of John Richard

When John Richard Haight was born on 24 January 1824, in Canaan, Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States, his father, Daniel Haight, was 27 and his mother, Ruth Mosher, was 25. He married Elvira Hobson on 10 April 1862, in DuPage, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 August 1906, in Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Naperville Cemetery, Naperville Township, DuPage, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Richard Haight
Elvira Hobson
Marriage: 10 April 1862
Hally Charles Haight
Mabel Haight
Elizabeth Ann Haight
John Richard Haight

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1862DuPage, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries: 1831: Putnam, Illinois, United States 1831: Cook, Illinois, United States 1839: DuPage, Illinois, United States [Spreads across DuPage and Will counties]
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill ( see Hight ).

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

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    Sources (8)

    • John Haight in household of Wm Becker, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Haight, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Haight, "United States Census, 1880"

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