Jonathan Sheneman

Brief Life History of Jonathan

When Jonathan Sheneman was born on 12 January 1809, in Somerset, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Frederick Traugott Ferdinand Sheneman, was 50 and his mother, Anna Margaretha Faust, was 41. He married Eva Metzler on 27 May 1841, in Holmes, Crawford, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Mechanic Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 July 1866, in Saint Joe, Concord Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States.

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Jonathan Sheneman
Barbara Kline
Marriage: 22 April 1845
John Sheneman
Daniel Sheneman
Eve Sheneman
Lucy Ann Sheneman
Elizabeth Sheneman
Emanuel Sheneman
Elijah J. Sheneman
Susanna Sheneman

Sources (14)

  • Jonathan Shineman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jonathan Sheneman, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Unknown, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

World Events (8)

1810 · Change of capital city

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schoenemann .

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

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