John Glass

1816–9 January 1880 (Age 64)
Thompson, Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life of John

When John Glass was born in 1816, in Thompson, Geauga, Ohio, United States, his father, John Homer Glass, was 30 and his mother, Phebe Davis, was 34. He died on 9 January 1880, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

John Homer Glass
1786–1841
Phebe Davis
1782–
Horace Davis
1807–
Sarah Mariah Glass
1808–1880
Jane Glass
1814–
Harris Glass
1810–
Davis Glass
1815–1879
John Glass
1816–1880
Homer J. Glass
1820–1884
Emulus Glass
1822–1863
Sylvester Glass
1822–
Barbara Glass
1826–

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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

1 English and German: metonymic occupational name for a glazier or glass blower, from Old English glæs ‘glass’ (akin to Glad , referring originally to the bright shine of the material), Middle High German glas.2 Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of the epithet glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’ or any of various Gaelic surnames derived from it.3 German: altered form of the personal name Klass, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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  • John Glass, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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