John Bostian


Brief Life History of John

When John Bostian was born in 1734, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johannes Andrew Andreas Bastian, was 25 and his mother, Maria Albertina Krauss, was 25. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Christina Heyl.

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John Bostian
Christina Heyl
Adam Bastian
Christiana Sebastian
Salome Bastian
Christian Boston
Magdalena Bastian

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  • John Bastian in entry for Salome Bastian, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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Age 42

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Age 42

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 66

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Bastian , a short form of the personal name Sebastian .

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

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