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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Family Time Line

John Jackson Fleener
1826–1914
Eliza Louisa Bilderback
1831–1889
Marriage: 29 July 1847
James Fleener
1849–1850
Martin Fleener
1851–1915
John Franklin FLEENER
1853–1923
Mary Anne FLEENER
1854–1899
Rev William Louis Fleener
1858–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 July 1847
Warrick, Indiana, United States
children

(5)

    James Fleener

    Male1849–1850Male

    Martin Fleener

    Male1851–1915Male

    John Franklin FLEENER

    Male1853–1923Male

    Mary Anne FLEENER

    Female1854–1899Female

    Rev William Louis Fleener

    Male1858–1936Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

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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