John Temple Wayne, Jr

Male13 March 1824–19 April 1895

Brief Life History of John Temple

When John Temple Wayne, Jr was born on 13 March 1824, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, his father, "John" Temple Wayne Sr, was 25 and his mother, Lorinda J Peyton, was 26. He married Sarah Sallie Anne Johnson on 28 February 1849, in Audrain, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Salt River Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 April 1895, in Callaway, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71.

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John Temple Wayne, Jr
Sarah Sallie Anne Johnson
Marriage: 28 February 1849
William A Wayne
John Wayne
Joseph Richard Wayne
Austin Wayne

Sources (4)

  • Temple Wayne, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Temple Wayne, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Temple Wayne, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 February 1849Audrain, Missouri, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    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.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 6

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


    Age 22

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: metonymic occupational name for someone who drove a wagon or who built wagons, from Middle English wain ‘wagon’ (Old English wægen). Compare Wainer and Wainwright .

    English (North Yorkshire): occasionally a variant of Walwyn or Wawne, a habitational name from Wawne in the East Yorkshire. The placename may derive from Old English wagen ‘quagmire’.

    Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 黃, see Huang 1.

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

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