Philip Melancthon Henkel

7 September 1818–7 September 1915 (Age 97)
Fairfield, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Philip Melancthon

When Philip Melancthon Henkel was born on 7 September 1818, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States, his father, Rev. Andrew Henkel, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Trout, was 26. He married Charlotte Margaret Emerick on 6 June 1841, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Eau Claire, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 7 September 1915, in Clinton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Philip Melancthon Henkel
Charlotte Margaret Emerick
Marriage: 6 June 1841
Charles D. Henkel
Frederick Henkel
Minnie Henkel
S W Gardiner
Louisa Catherine Henkel
Mary Adelaide Henkel
Amelia L Henkel
Charlotte M Henkel
Anna Vandalaine Henkel

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1841Montgomery, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    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. 
    Age 10
    Historical Information 1828: Elkhart, Indiana, United States
    Age 28
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Wolfgang, Fritz, Klaus, Othmar, Otto, Ralf, Rudi, Bernd, Bodo, Dietrich.German: from a pet form of the personal name Henk . Compare Hengel .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Philip Henkel in entry for Louise Catherine Gardiner, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Phil M Henkel, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Phillip M. Henkel, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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