Luther Bassett Kline

24 December 1842–21 January 1901 (Age 58)
Klines Grove, Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Luther Bassett

When Luther Bassett Kline was born on 24 December 1842, in Klines Grove, Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Harmon G Kline, was 24 and his mother, Mary Basset, was 21. He married Rebecca Miller on 3 July 1865. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Augusta Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1863. He died on 21 January 1901, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Bassett Kline
1842–1901
Rebecca Miller
1845–1940
Marriage: 3 July 1865
Cilie Kline
1866–
Josephine Kline
1871–
Effie M Kline
1868–1935
Bertotette M. Kline
1871–1904
Charles M. Kline
1876–1937
Amelia M. Kline
1881–
George Frederick Kline
1884–1965
Dorothy R Kline
1886–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 July 1865
children

(8)

    Cilie Kline

    Female1866–Female

    Effie M Kline

    Female1868–1935Female

    Female1871–Female

    Bertotette M. Kline

    Male1871–1904Male

    Charles M. Kline

    Male1876–1937Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1844

Age 2

The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.
1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 19

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Dutch, German, and Jewish Klein .2 Slovenian (eastern Slovenia): probably a nickname or topographic name from klin ‘wedge’, ‘wooden peg’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • L B Kline, "United States Census, 1880"
  • L B Kline, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Luther B Kline, "United States 1890 Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War"

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