John M Zahner

Male26 June 1860–4 November 1930

Brief Life History of John M

When John M Zahner was born on 26 June 1860, in Holmes, Ohio, United States, his father, Michael Zahner, was 25 and his mother, Mary Anna Wyler, was 20. He married Lucinda Hershberger on 5 September 1886, in Holmes, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Sugarcreek, Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 4 November 1930, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in East Lawn Cemetery, Sugarcreek, Sugar Creek Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States.

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John M Zahner
Lucinda Hershberger
Marriage: 5 September 1886
Ella Zahner
William Zahner
Clara Zahner
Milton Zahner
Mary Maude Zahner
Irma Zahner
Iva May Zahner

Sources (29)

  • John M Zalmer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Zahner, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • John M Zahner, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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  • Marriage
    5 September 1886Holmes, Ohio, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 3

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 21

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    German: habitational name for someone from Zahna near Wittenberg.

    Swiss German: variant of Zeiner .

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

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