John Wesley Oswalt

29 January 1800–5 September 1845 (Age 45)
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Wesley

When John Wesley Oswalt was born on 29 January 1800, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Tobias Oswalt, was 44 and his mother, Rachel Huston, was 41. He married Mary Teichman in 1824, in Londonderry Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 5 September 1845, in Perry, Lake, Ohio, United States, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Oswalt
1800–1845
Mary Teichman
1801–1859
Marriage: 1824
Drusilla Oswalt
1823–
Benjamin Franklin Oswalt
1824–1899
Julia Ann Oswalt
1826–1898
Levi Oswalt
1828–1920
Lucinda Oswalt
1831–1895
Benjamin F Oswalt
1833–1919
Maria Oswalt
1836–1869
Mariah Oswalt
1836–1886
Elizabeth Ellen Oswalt
1839–
John Wesley Oswalt
1841–1896
David Martin Oswalt
1844–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1824
Londonderry Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(11)

    Drusilla Oswalt

    Female1823–Female

    Benjamin Franklin Oswalt

    Male1824–1899Male

    Julia Ann Oswalt

    Female1826–1898Female

    Levi Oswalt

    Male1828–1920Male

    Female1831–1895Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Tobias Oswalt

    Male1755–1827Male

    Rachel Huston

    Female1759–1841Female

siblings

(19)

+14 More Children

World Events (6)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 12

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

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. 

Name Meaning

German: variant of Oswald .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Unknown in entry for Benjaman Oswalt, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • John Oswalt in entry for Levi Oswalt, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • 1830 United States Federal Census

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