Jean Hingtgen

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

The Life of Jean

When Jean Hingtgen was born on 27 November 1817, in Hostert, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, his father, Peter Hingtgen, was 22 and his mother, Susanna Simon, was 27. He married Anna Marie Reuter on 7 January 1846, in Niederanven, Luxembourg, Luxembourg. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 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
Susanna Hingtgen
Theodore J Hingtgen
Barbara Hingtgen
Anna Maria Hingtgen
Johann Hingtgen
Margarthe Hingtgen
Jean Pierre Hingtgen
Susan Hingtgen
Theodore Leo Hingtgen
John Hingtgen

Spouse and Children


    Anna Marie Reuter


7 January 1846
Niederanven, Luxembourg, Luxembourg


    Susanna Hingtgen


    Theodore J Hingtgen


    Barbara Hingtgen


    Anna Maria Hingtgen


    Johann Hingtgen


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

Dutch: probably from a derivative of the personal name Hendrik.

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

Sources (2)

  • Baptismal Record
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jean Hingtgen - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Jean Hingtgen

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