John Hepner

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

The Life Summary of John

When John Hepner was born on 6 May 1813, in Red Cross, Jackson Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George 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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John Hepner
Christiana Thomas
Marriage: 1835
Mary Hepler
Emanuel Hepner
Mary Hepner
Marianna Hepner
Jacob T Hepner
Lydia A. Hepner
Sara Malinda Hepner
Sarah Malinda Hepner
Emaline Hepner
Hu Hepner

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    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.

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    Sources (6)

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

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