Saturday, August 6, 2016

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun –– Male Ancestors Age at Death

Randy Seaver of Genea–Musing has another great adventure for us. Our assignment is:

1) Review your Pedigree Chart (either on paper or in your genealogy management software program) and determine the age at death of your male ancestors back at least five generations (and more if you want to).

2)  Tell us the lifespan years for each of these ancestors.  Which of your male ancestors in this group lived the longest?  Which lived the shortest? 

Here’s mine:

Father:
William Joseph Hork (1930–2007) – 77 years

Grandfathers:
William Cyril Hork (1899–1967) – 68 years
Tom J. Johnston (1912–1973) – 60 years

Great–grandmothers:
Johan Anton Hork (1843–1906) – 62 years
John H. Sullivan (1854–1932) – 77 years
Thomas Newton Johnston (1885–1951) – 65 years
George Warren Lancaster (1893–1964) – 71 years

2nd Great–grandmothers:
Joseph Heinrich Horoch (1804–1857) – 53 years
Vincent Sievert (1823–1890) – 66 years
Jeremiah Sullivan (1811–1888) – 77 years
John Gleeson (1835–1915) – 80 years
Rueben Mack Johnston (1841–1924) – 83 years
Peter Hayden Hutson (1853–1930) – 76 years
William Carl Lancaster (1873–1946) – 73 years
A. Evenezer Loveless (1851–1929) – 77 years

3rd Great–grandmothers:
Johann Horoch (–1826) – birth unknown at this time
Johann Joseph Trösster (1778–1831) – 53 years
Christoph Siewert (1766–1841) – 75 years
Martin Gleeson (1787–1859) – 72 years
John Tierney (1804–1891) – 87 years
Samuel Johnston (1816–1869) – 53 years
Benjamin W Jones (1822–??) – death unknown at this time bef 1865
Robert Hutson (1821–??) – death unknown at this time
Greenlee Bean Selman (1820–1888) – 67 years
George Wilson Lancaster (1839–1919) – 79 years
James Madison Coor (1833–1890) – 56 years
Jesse Loveless (1806–1873) – 67 years
David Rodgers (1818–bef 1870) – death unknown at this time


John Tierney lived the longest at 87 years. I have three who tied for living the shortest at 53: Samuel Johnston, Johann Joseph Trösster, and Joseph Heinrich Horoch. I also have a few men where I don’t know their death date. If David Rodgers died before 1870, that would make him less than 53 at the time of his death.  Benjamin W. Jones died while serving in the Civil War, and he age would have been in the 40s.

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2 comments:

  1. I see we have one surname in common. Which Sullivan line are you related to? My Sullivan line comes down from Cornelius Sullivan 1749 - 1816 Maryland. Are we connected.

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  2. I don't think so. Jeremiah and family went to Michigan to work in the mines.

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