Jonathan Church

20 March 1844–8 July 1926 (Age 82)
Locust Ridge, Brown, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan Church was born on 20 March 1844, in Locust Ridge, Brown, Ohio, United States, his father, Jonathan Church, was 35 and his mother, Harriet Jane Earhart, was 31. He married Mary E. Holland on 4 February 1864, in Brown, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Floyd Township, Warren, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Washington Township, Buchanan, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 July 1926, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Church
1844–1926
Mary E. Holland
–1866
Marriage: 4 February 1864
Melissa Cordelia CHURCH
1865–1951

Spouse and Children

    Male1844–1926Male

    Mary E. Holland

    Female–1866Female

MARRIAGE
4 February 1864
Brown, Ohio, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1809–1888Male

    Harriet Jane Earhart

    Female1813–1866Female

siblings

(10)

    Byard Hamilton Church

    Male1835–1912Male

    James F Church

    Male1837–1917Male

    George W Church

    Male1838–1902Male

    Leonidas Marue Church

    Male1840–1915Male

    Eliza Church

    Female1842–1861Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 4

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 22

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic surname for someone who lived near a church. The word comes from Old English cyrice, ultimately from medieval Greek kyrikon, for earlier kyriakōn (dōma) ‘(house) of the Lord’, from kyrios ‘lord’.2 Translation of German Kirch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johnathan Church, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jonathan Church in household of Jonathan Church, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jonathan Church in household of Jonathan Church, "United States Census, 1860"

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