John William Stillwagen

3 February 1767–8 January 1848 (Age 80)
Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Stillwagen was born on 3 February 1767, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Friedrich Stillwagon, was 58 and his mother, Agatha, was 38. He married Elizabeth Kolb on 14 December 1788, in Falkner Swamp, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1820. He died on 8 January 1848, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John William Stillwagen
Elizabeth Kolb
Marriage: 14 December 1788
Mary Ann Stillwagon

Spouse and Children

14 December 1788
Falkner Swamp, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Johann Friedrich Stillwagon






World Events (8)


Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 9

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Age 22

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a carter or a cartwright, from Middle High German stelle ‘cart’ + wagen ‘wagon’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Stellwagen, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Wilhelm Stillwagen, "Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976"
  • William Stillwagon, "Find A Grave Index"

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