John Klinger

about 1777–
Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Klinger was born about 1777, in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Klinger, was 30 and his mother, Mrs. George Klinger, was 28.

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George Klinger
1747–
Mrs. George Klinger
1749–
Alexander Klinger
1769–
George Klinger
1771–
Philip Klinger
1773–
Peter Klinger
1775–
John Klinger
1777–

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World Events (3)

1777 · Washington's Troops Spent the Winter at Valley Forge

Age 0

The winter that Washington’s troops spent at Valley Forge was horrible. Most the troops that had come in with General Washington were injured and dying already. There was little food for the soldiers. They were dying from starvation, disease, and the cold. Horses were dying and the men had to take their place in moving the supply wagons. Washington stayed with his men while all others were leaving and abandoning the struggling troops. This helped Washington gain the support, admiration, and loyalty of his troops.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 6

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 German and Czech: derivative of Klinge .2 German: see Klingler .

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

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