John Cotner Strycker

31 July 1799–7 September 1839 (Age 40)
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Cotner

When John Cotner Strycker was born on 31 July 1799, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry Strycker, was 0 and his mother, Mary Wanner, was 25. He married Mary Strycker about 1825, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 7 September 1839, at the age of 40, and was buried in Nappanee, Elkhart, Indiana, United States.

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John Cotner Strycker
Mary Strycker
Marriage: about 1825
Barbara Strycker
Christian Strycker
Mary Strycker
John J Strycker

Spouse and Children

about 1825
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada



    Christian Strycker


    Mary Strycker


    John J Strycker


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 13

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Dutch (de Strycker): occupational name for someone responsible for measuring out cloth or grain.

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

Sources (1)

  • John Strycker, "Find A Grave Index"

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