John Mohn

12 August 1832–26 October 1908 (Age 76)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Mohn was born on 12 August 1832, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John MOHN, was 44 and his mother, Elisabetha Reppert, was 39. He married Barbara STINE in 1852. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Center Township, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Penns Creek, Center Township, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 26 October 1908, in Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76.

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John Mohn
Barbara STINE
Marriage: 1852
Mary Alice Mohn
Henry F Mohn
George Calvin Mohn
Charles Lincoln Mohn
John Ellsworth Mohn
William A. Mohn
James O. Mohn
Thomas Edward Mohn

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    Barbara STINE




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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 14

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

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

German:1. metonymic occupational name for a grower of poppies, from Middle High German mān ‘poppy’. 2. from a short form of the Germanic personal name Monrad, composed of the elements mun ‘spirit’, ‘thought’ + rat ‘counsel’. 3. variant of German Möhn ( see Moehn ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Mohn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Mohn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Mohn in household of John Mohn, "United States Census, 1850"

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