John Klingensmith

17 July 1862–7 September 1940 (Age 78)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Klingensmith was born on 17 July 1862, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Absalom Klingensmith, was 36 and his mother, Rosana Frantz, was 38. He lived in South Bend, South Bend Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States for about 60 years. He died on 7 September 1940, in Elderton, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Elderton, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Absalom Klingensmith
1826–1906
Rosana Frantz
1824–1906
Mary Agnes Klingensmith
1851–1938
Elizabeth Jane Klingensmith
1853–1947
Susan Klingensmith
1855–1949
Sarah Maria Klingensmith
1857–1914
Josiah B Klingensmith
1859–1953
John Klingensmith
1862–1940
Almeda Klingensmith
1864–1899
Laura Klingensmith
1867–1961
William D. Klingensmith
1869–1949
Catherine Klingensmith
1871–1961
Abner Edmond Klingensmith
1873–1964

Parents and Siblings

    Absalom Klingensmith

    Male1826–1906Male

    Rosana Frantz

    Female1824–1906Female

siblings

(11)

    Mary Agnes Klingensmith

    Female1851–1938Female

    Elizabeth Jane Klingensmith

    Female1853–1947Female

    Susan Klingensmith

    Female1855–1949Female

    Sarah Maria Klingensmith

    Female1857–1914Female

    Male1859–1953Male

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 1

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of the German surname Klingenschmidt, an occupational name for a swordsmith or cutler, from Middle High German klinge ‘blade’, ‘sword’ + smit ‘smith’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Klingensmith in household of Absalom Klingensmith, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John A Klingensmith in household of Josiah B Klingensmith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Klingensmith in household of Absolom Klingensmith, "United States Census, 1880"

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