John Curfman

Maleabout 1820–about 1855

Brief Life History of John

When John Curfman was born about 1820, in Ohio, United States, his father, Henry Curfman, was 49 and his mother, Catherine Tipple, was 44. He married Louisa Barton on 22 December 1842, in Jefferson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died about 1855, in Jefferson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

John Curfman
about 1820–about 1855
Louisa Barton
about 1820–1905
Marriage: 22 December 1842
Anne Elizabeth Curfman
Nancy Emma Curfman
James M. Curfman
John Curfman
Mary Irene Curfman
Sarah Jane Curfman

Sources (9)

  • John Curfman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Curffman, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • John Cwafman in entry for Anna Elizabeth Holm, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1842Jefferson, Ohio, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (5)

    about 1820 · Making States Equal

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    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    about 1820 · Making Land more affordable

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    "The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 10

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Korfmann, an occupational name for a basket maker (see Korf ).

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

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