Johannes L. Deyo

7 November 1825–3 June 1862 (Age 36)
New Hurley, Shawangunk, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Johannes L.

When Johannes L. Deyo was born on 7 November 1825, in New Hurley, Shawangunk, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, Daniel A. Deyo, was 37 and his mother, Petronella LeFevre, was 28. He married Mary E. Mc Gowan on 12 September 1855, in New Prospect, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States. He died on 3 June 1862, in Pine Bush, Crawford, Orange, New York, United States, at the age of 36.

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Johannes L. Deyo
Mary E. Mc Gowan
Marriage: 12 September 1855

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    Mary E. Mc Gowan


12 September 1855
New Prospect, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States

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World Events (4)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 2

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 11

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

French (Huguenot): variant of d’Oiau, which is of unexplained origin.

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

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  • Johannis L. Deyo, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

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