John Siler

4 January 1822–25 April 1897 (Age 75)
Whitley, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John

When John Siler was born on 4 January 1822, his father, Adam Siler, was 25 and his mother, Mary "Polly" Brock, was 24. He married Harriett Owens on 31 March 1844, in Campbell, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Knox, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died on 25 April 1897, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Maple Creek Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Siler
1822–1897
Harriett Owens
1825–1907
Marriage: 31 March 1844
Janetta Siler
1845–1904
Nancy Siler
1848–1922
James A Siler
1855–
Euel Siler
1847–1938
James A. Siler
1849–
Mary E. Siler
1854–
Peter D. Siler
1856–1931
Telitha Siler
1859–1943
Susan Siler
1862–
Theodosia Siler
1863–1921

Spouse and Children

    Male1822–1897Male

    Harriett Owens

    Female1825–1907Female

MARRIAGE
31 March 1844
Campbell, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

    Janetta Siler

    Female1845–1904Female

    Euel Siler

    Male1847–1938Male

    Nancy Siler

    Female1848–1922Female

    James A. Siler

    Male1849–Male

    Mary E. Siler

    Female1854–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1796–1883Male

    Mary "Polly" Brock

    Female1797–1881Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 8

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1846

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

1 German: of uncertain origin; a variant of Sieler and Siller .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Seiler .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Siles, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Siler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Siler, "United States Census, 1870"

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