John Haldeman

Brief Life History of John

When John Haldeman was born on 14 February 1818, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Brenneman Haldeman, was 38 and his mother, Ann Stehman, was 31. He married Mary Elliot on 13 May 1840. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Conoy Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 24 December 1894, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Locust Grove, Conoy Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Haldeman
Mary Elliot
Marriage: 13 May 1840
Catharine Haldeman
John Lowrey Haldeman
Elliott Haldeman
Annie Haldeman
Mary Elliott Haldeman
Walter Haldeman

Sources (13)

  • John Haldamon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Haldeman, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • John Haldeman, "Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940"

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Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Haldemann: topographic name for someone who lived on a mountainside or slope, from Middle High German halde ‘slope’ + man(n) ‘man’.

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

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