John Hepner

6 May 1813–17 January 1870 (Age 56)
Red Cross, Jackson Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Hepner was born on 6 May 1813, in Red Cross, Jackson Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Georg Hepner, was 29 and his mother, Eva Weiser, was 30. He married Christiana Thomas in 1835. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Shamokin Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died on 17 January 1870, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Snydertown, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hepner
1813–1870
Christiana Thomas
1814–1849
Marriage: 1835
Mary Hepler
1836–1887
Emanuel Hepner
1836–1914
Mary Hepner
1838–
Marianna Hepner
1838–
Jacob T Hepner
1841–1903
Lydia A. Hepner
1843–1905
Sara Malinda Hepner
1845–1931
Sarah Malinda Hepner
1845–1931
Emaline Hepner
1847–1907
Hu Hepner
1849–1907

Spouse and Children

    Male1813–1870Male

    Christiana Thomas

    Female1814–1849Female

MARRIAGE
1835
children

(10)

    Mary Hepler

    Female1836–1887Female

    Emanuel Hepner

    Male1836–1914Male

    Mary Hepner

    Female1838–Female

    Marianna Hepner

    Female1838–Female

    Jacob T Hepner

    Male1841–1903Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 7

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Heppner .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Hepner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Hepner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Hepner in entry for Emanuel Hepner, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

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