John Havens

Brief Life History of John

When John Havens was born in 1814, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Havens, was 42 and his mother, Catherine Hamilton, was 45. He married Artemacia Gotcher on 2 August 1832, in Clay, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 12 April 1893, in Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mcwright Cemetery, Greenville, Hunt, Texas, United States.

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John Havens
Artemacia Gotcher
Marriage: 2 August 1832
Thomas M Havens
Francis Marion Havens
Henry Hugh Havens
Matilda O Havens
Caroline Havens
Edmond Havens
Martha Ann Havens
Nancy E. Havens
William T. Havens
James Monroe Havens

Sources (18)

  • John Havens, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Havens, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • John Havens, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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

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.

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Haven , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

Welsh: variant of Evans .

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

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