John W. Athey

2 May 1833–March 1866 (Age 32)
Parke, Indiana, United States

The Life of John W.

When John W. Athey was born on 2 May 1833, in Parke, Indiana, United States, his father, Judson William Athey, was 32 and his mother, Susannah Justus, was 24. He married Athey in 1887. He lived in Marengo, Iowa, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died in March 1866, at the age of 32, and was buried in Sayers Cemetery, Iowa, Iowa, United States.

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John W. Athey
1833–1866
Athey
1866–

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    Female1866–Female

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 3

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.
1846

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire): topographic name for someone dwelling ‘at the enclosure’, Middle English atte hey (from Old English (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’).2 Irish: variant of Athy .

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

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Sources (1)

  • John Attha in household of Judson W Attha, "United States Census, 1850"

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