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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Family Time Line

Jean Hingtgen
1817–1875
Anna Marie Reuter
1826–1903
Marriage: 7 January 1846
Susanna Hingtgen
1847–1880
Theodore J Hingtgen
1848–1936
Barbara Hingtgen
1850–1851
Anna Maria Hingtgen
1852–1927
Johann Hingtgen
1855–1857
Margarthe Hingtgen
1857–1917
Jean Pierre Hingtgen
1860–1942
Susan Hingtgen
1864–
Theodore Leo Hingtgen
1866–1963
John Hingtgen
1868–1957

Spouse and Children

    Male1817–1875Male

    Anna Marie Reuter

    Female1826–1903Female

MARRIAGE
7 January 1846
Niederanven, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
children

(10)

    Susanna Hingtgen

    Female1847–1880Female

    Theodore J Hingtgen

    Male1848–1936Male

    Barbara Hingtgen

    Female1850–1851Female

    Anna Maria Hingtgen

    Female1852–1927Female

    Johann Hingtgen

    Male1855–1857Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+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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