John Jackson Fleener

2 February 1826–12 February 1914 (Age 88)
Lynnville, Warrick, Indiana, United States

The Life of John Jackson

When John Jackson Fleener was born on 2 February 1826, in Lynnville, Warrick, Indiana, United States, his father, Isaac Fleener, was 40 and his mother, Mary Ann Crawford, was 32. He married Eliza Louisa Bilderback on 29 July 1847, in Warrick, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Center Township, Posey, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Monroe Township, Pike, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 12 February 1914, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Spurgeon Cemetery, Spurgeon, Pike, Indiana, United States.

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John Jackson Fleener
Eliza Louisa Bilderback
Marriage: 29 July 1847
James Fleener
Martin Fleener
John Franklin FLEENER
Rev William Louis Fleener

Spouse and Children

29 July 1847
Warrick, Indiana, United States


    James Fleener


    Martin Fleener


    John Franklin FLEENER


    Mary Anne FLEENER


    Rev William Louis Fleener


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 10

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 25

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fleiner, a habitational name for someone from Flein near Heilbronn.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jackson Fleener, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John J Fleener, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John J Fleanor, "United States Census, 1860"

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