John Cruzen

about 1813–12 August 1844 (Age 31)
Silver Creek, Greene, Ohio, United States

The Life of John

When John Cruzen was born about 1813, in Silver Creek, Greene, Ohio, United States, his father, Cornelius Cruzen, was 44 and his mother, Hanna Ann Sheely, was 46. He married Mary Ann Stephens on 16 February 1836, in Greene, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 12 August 1844, in Atlanta, Logan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 31.

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John Cruzen
Mary Ann Stephens
Marriage: 16 February 1836
Andrew C Cruzen

Spouse and Children


    Mary Ann Stephens


16 February 1836
Greene, Ohio, United States


    Andrew C Cruzen


Parents and Siblings



    Margaret Cruzen



    Rachel Cruzen


    James Phillips Cruzen


    Abigail Cruzen


+5 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 5

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 12

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of Dutch Cruyssen ( see Crusan ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • John Cruzen, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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