John Filloon

Male13 August 1813–29 November 1890

Brief Life History of John

When John Filloon was born on 13 August 1813, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Filloon, was 26 and his mother, Margaret Moreland, was 17. He married Phoebe Moffit on 13 September 1838, in Richland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Carlton Township, Tama, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Toledo, Tama, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died on 29 November 1890, in Tama, Iowa, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Tama, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Filloon
Frances Ann Whitmore
Marriage: 19 February 1850
Harrington Filloon
Samantha S Filloon
Delilah Filloon
Oliver Filloon
John David Filloon
Nancy Filloon

Sources (27)

  • J Filloon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Fillam, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • John Filleon in entry for John David Filleon, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 February 1850Richland, Ohio, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 6

    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 7

    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.


    Age 33

    Iowa is the 29th state.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Armand, Gaston, Emile, Lucien, Marcel, Aime, Cecile, Donat, Fernand, Gisele, Jean Luc.

    French: from Old French fillon ‘little boy’, a diminutive of fils ‘son’ (from Latin filius), used to denote the youngest son of a family. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Filion , which is rare in France.

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

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