Jean Hingtgen

27 November 1817–1875 (Age 57)
Hostert, Niederanven, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The Life Summary of Jean

Jean Hingtgen was born on 27 November 1817, in Hostert, Niederanven, Luxembourg, Luxembourg as the son of Susanna Simon. He married Anna Marie Reuter on 7 January 1846, in Niederanven, Luxembourg, Luxembourg. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1875, in Dubuque, Iowa, United States, at the age of 58.

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Jean Hingtgen
Anna Marie Reuter
Marriage: 7 January 1846
Catherine Susana Hingten
Theodore J Hingtgen
Barbara Hingtgen
Anna Maria Hingtgen
Johann Hingtgen
Margarthe Hingtgen
Jean Pierre "Peter" Hingtgen
Stillborn Girl Hingtgen
Susan Hingtgen
Theodore Leo "Tate" Hingtgen
John Hingtgen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1846Niederanven, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    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 3
    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.
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries: 1834: Dubuque, Michigan Territory, United States 1836: Dubuque, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Dubuque, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Dubuque, Iowa, United States

    Name Meaning

    Possibly an ancient form of a derivative of the Dutch personal name Hendrick or its German equivalent Heinrich .Possibly an Americanized form of Limburg Dutch Huntjens or its equivalent Hündgen in adjacent Westphalia: derivatives of Hundt .

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

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    Sources (3)

    • John Hintgen in entry for Anna Hulsing, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Jean Hingtgen - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Jean Hingtgen
    • Baptismal Record

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