John Flickinger Sturgeon

10 August 1841–2 May 1914 (Age 72)
Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Flickinger

When John Flickinger Sturgeon was born on 10 August 1841, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States, his father, William III Sturgeon, was 28 and his mother, Lydia A. Flickinger, was 23. He married Frances Henrietta Dellenbaugh on 28 August 1861. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 2 May 1914, in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Flickinger Sturgeon
1841–1914
Frances Henrietta Dellenbaugh
1843–1927
Marriage: 28 August 1861
Harry D Sturgeon
1863–1899
Carrie Sturgeon
1865–1866
Kathleen Elenia Sturgeon
1867–1922
Richard Brown Sturgeon
1870–1941
William Raney Sturgeon
1872–1948
John Charles Sturgeon
1875–1924
Henrietta E Sturgeon
1879–1967
Elsie L Sturgeon
1883–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 August 1861
prob Columbiana,, Ohio
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    William III Sturgeon

    Male1813–1873Male

    Lydia A. Flickinger

    Female1817–1890Female

siblings

(7)

    Jacob Sturgeon

    Male1837–1839Male

    Isabella Sturgeon

    Female1838–Female

    Isabella Anne Sturgeon

    Female1839–1840Female

    Male1841–1914Male

    Eli Sturgeon

    Male1843–1923Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 19

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English sturgeon ‘sturgeon’ (a reduced form of Old French estourgeon), hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish, or possibly a nickname for someone thought to resemble a sturgeon.

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

Sources (3)

  • John S Sturgeon in household of William Sturgeon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Sturgeon in household of Wm Sturgeon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John F Sturgeon, "United States Census, 1900"

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