Martin Kendig

about 1828–28 January 1865 (Age 37)
Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Martin

When Martin Kendig was born about 1828, in Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Groff Kendig, was 35 and his mother, Barbara Stoner Kreider, was 31. He married Mary Shaub in 1853. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 28 January 1865, at the age of 37.

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Martin Kendig
Mary Shaub
Marriage: 1853
Alfred Kendig
Charles Kendig

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    Mary Shaub




    Alfred Kendig


    Charles Kendig


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World Events (5)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 18

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

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kindig .

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

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