John Maley Metsker

27 October 1828–6 October 1854 (Age 25)
Ohio, United States

The Life of John Maley

When John Maley Metsker was born on 27 October 1828, in Ohio, United States, his father, George Metsker, was 21 and his mother, Jane Dowell, was 25. He lived in Adams Township, Warren, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 6 October 1854, in Armstrong, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Old Partlow Cemetery, Middlefork Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Metsker
Jane Dowell
John Maley Metsker
Sarah Metsker
Margaret Ann Metsker
William Metsker
Mary Metsker
Lewis G Metsker
Isaac N Metsker
Jesse Metsker

Parents and Siblings


    Jane Dowell





    Sarah Metsker


    Margaret Ann Metsker



    Mary Metsker


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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 4

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 8

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Metzger .

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

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Sources (2)

  • John Metsker in household of George Metsker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Maley Metsker, "Find A Grave Index"

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