Johannas John Schreckengost

19 March 1793–30 March 1893 (Age 100)
Washington Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Johannas John

Johannas John Schreckengost was born on 19 March 1793, in Washington Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Elizabeth Christine Ferringer before 1827, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 30 March 1893, in Redbank Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johannas John Schreckengost
1793–1893
Elizabeth Christine Ferringer
1800–1893
Marriage: before 1827
Elisabeth Schreckengost
1823–1912
Lydia Schrecongost
1827–
Abraham Schrecongost
1829–
John Schrecongost
1829–
Lavina Schrecongost
1831–
John Scheckengost
1833–1880
George Schrecengost
1837–1911
Christina Schrecongost
1837–
Christinia O. Schreckengost
1838–1911
Jacob Schrecengost
1838–1925
George Schrecongost
1839–
Jacob Schrecongost
1841–
Catherine Schrecongost
1843–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 1827
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(13)

    Female1823–1912Female

    Lydia Schrecongost

    Female1827–Female

    Abraham Schrecongost

    Male1829–Male

    John Schrecongost

    Male1829–Male

    Lavina Schrecongost

    Female1831–Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 19

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 26

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. 

Name Meaning

Altered form of German Schreckengast, a nickname from Middle High German schreck (imperative of schrecken ‘to frighten’) + den gast ‘the guest’, presumably a nickname for an unfriendly innkeeper.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Shrecongost, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Johannes Schneckengast, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Johannes Schreckengast, "Find A Grave Index"

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