John Eidenshink

30 December 1877–1971 (Age 93)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of John

When John Eidenshink was born on 30 December 1877, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Peter Collignon, was 18 and his mother, Theresa Kindlein, was 26. He married Philomina Minnie Roth about 1901. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pierz Township, Morrison, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years and Agram Township, Morrison, Minnesota, United States for about 15 years. He died in 1971, in Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Eidenshink
Philomina Minnie Roth
Marriage: about 1901
Bertha M Leidenfrost
Jacob Leidenfrost
Edward J Eidenshink
Alois L Eidenshink
Peter C Eidenshink
Lorena Eidenshink
Evelyn Margaret Eidenshink

Spouse and Children


    Philomina Minnie Roth


about 1901


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Collignon


    Theresa Kindlein




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 7

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 25

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

German: unexplained. Probably a topographic name.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Eidenshink, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"
  • John Eidenshink, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • John Eidenshink, "South Dakota State Census, 1945"

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