Cyrus Ohlinger

about 1848–5 January 1927 (Age 79)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Cyrus

When Cyrus Ohlinger was born about 1848, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Ohlinger, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Unterkofler, was 34. He married Sybilla Rothermel on 3 July 1877, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Ontelaunee, Ontelaunee Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 January 1927, at the age of 79, and was buried in Blandon, Maidencreek Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Cyrus Ohlinger
Sybilla Rothermel
Marriage: 3 July 1877
Elizabeth ohlinger
Fannie R. Ohlinger
Lizzie Ohlinger

Spouse and Children

3 July 1877
Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Henry Adam Olinger


    Theodore Ohlinger


    Catherine Ohlinger


    Mayberry Olinger


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World Events (8)


Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 15

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

German:1. topographic name from Ohling in Schleswig-Holstein. 2. variant of Ohliger , a habitational name from a Rhineland town called Ohlig. 3. variant of Oehling , a patronymic from the Germanic personal name Odilo ( see Otto ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cyrus Olenger in household of John Olenger, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cyrus Olinger in household of John Olinger, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Cyrus Ohlinger in household of Ely Hottenstein, "United States Census, 1880"

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