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
1807–1855
Jane Dowell
1803–1859
John Maley Metsker
1828–1854
Sarah Metsker
1831–1891
Margaret Ann Metsker
1833–1919
William Metsker
1836–
Mary Metsker
1837–1862
Lewis G Metsker
1839–1923
Isaac N Metsker
1841–1920
Jesse Metsker
1843–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1807–1855Male

    Jane Dowell

    Female1803–1859Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1828–1854Male

    Sarah Metsker

    Female1831–1891Female

    Margaret Ann Metsker

    Female1833–1919Female

    Male1836–Male

    Mary Metsker

    Female1837–1862Female

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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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