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John (Johann)  Wank

John (Johann) Wank[1, 2, 3]

Male 1817 - 1889  (71 years)

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  • Name John (Johann) Wank 
    Born 30 Apr 1817  Adams County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Event Trustees or clerks for Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Apr 1889 
    Buried St. Boniface Cemetery, Seneca County, New Riegel, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I688  Lucius
    Last Modified 24 May 2005 

    Father Johannes (Johann Wink) Wank,   b. 11 Dec 1776, Bavaria, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1861, Seneca County, New Riegel, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maria Eva Leaser Blum,   b. From 1819 to 1829, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1857, from child birth complications Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1842  St. Mary's Church, Seneca County, Tiffin, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Martin Wank,   b. 4 Sep 1843, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850-1860  (Age 16 years)
     2. Joseph A. Wank,   b. 17 Feb 1845, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1914, Huntington, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Jacob Wank,   b. 17 Apr 1847, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1850  (Age 2 years)
     4. Elizabeth Wank,   b. 14 Jan 1849, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1911  (Age 62 years)
     5. Mary T. Wank,   b. 11 May 1851, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1938  (Age 87 years)
     6. Matilda "Tillie" Wank,   b. 8 Apr 1853, Seneca Township, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1929, Fostoria, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Michael Wank,   b. 25 Jan 1857, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933  (Age 75 years)
    Family ID F220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Ann (Kabele) Kolble,   b. 6 Dec 1839, New Riegel, Big Spring Township, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1917, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1858  St. Joesph's Church, Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Wank,   b. 24 Jun 1858, New Riegel. Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1913, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Caroline Wank,   b. 24 Apr 1861, New Riegel. Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1934, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Johannah C. Wank,   b. 13 May 1863, New Riegel. Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1959, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     4. Frank Wank,   b. 19 May 1865, New Riegel. Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1939, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. Appolonia R. "Abby" Wank,   b. 4 Dec 1867, New Riegel. Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1952, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. John Wank,   b. 1 Feb 1870, New Riegel. Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     7. Susanna Wank,   b. 6 May 1872, New Riegel. Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1951, Toledo, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     8. Magdelena "Lena" Wank,   b. 10 Jun 1874, New Riegel. Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1949, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     9. Adam Simon Wank,   b. 2 Dec 1877, New Riegel. Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1942, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     10. Eva Christina Wank,   b. 13 May 1880, New Riegel. Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1884, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     11. Julia L. Wank,   b. 5 Jun 1884, New Riegel, Big Spring Township, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1970  (Age 85 years)
    Photos
    John Wank & Mary Ann Kabele
    John Wank & Mary Ann Kabele
    Family ID F221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John Wank
    John Wank
    Front: John, Susan, Frank, Mary Kabele, Julia, Lena (1984)
    Front: John, Susan, Frank, Mary Kabele, Julia, Lena (1984)
    John Wank 1984
    John Wank 1984
    Abby, Matilda, Mary, Michael, Caroline, Hanna, Susan Wank
    Abby, Matilda, Mary, Michael, Caroline, Hanna, Susan Wank
    Rear:  Charles, Joseph  Front: Michaek, Frank Wank
    Rear: Charles, Joseph Front: Michaek, Frank Wank

    Documents
    John Wank & Mary Ann Kabele Tombstone
    John Wank & Mary Ann Kabele Tombstone

    Headstones
    John Wank & Mary Ann Kabele Tombstone
    John Wank & Mary Ann Kabele Tombstone
    John Wank & Mary Ann Kabele Tombstone
    John Wank & Mary Ann Kabele Tombstone

  • Notes 
    • NOTE:

      John Wank spent ihs entire life farming. Listed below are the land purchases that he made during his lifetime.

      1. November 7, 1842 he purchased 40 of the 80 acres which are originally ownd by his father, Johannes. He paid $300.00.
      2. March 26, 1849, he purchased 20 acres from Hirum Hunt for $230.00.
      3. February 21, 1854 he purchased the remaining 40 acres from his father for $700.00.
      4. November 2, 1871 he purchased 120 acres from Clemens and John Marks for $6000.00.

      Documentation shows that a great portion of his his land has remained in the Wank family since its original purchase from the government in 1832. It is presently owned by Francis Wank, grandson to John Wank.

      John Wank served as a Seneca Township Trustee during the following years: 1856 thru 1858 and 1871 thru 1872. John Wank and his son, Joseph, were also members of the Clinton Protective Society from 1884-1885, and organization for hte protection against horse thieves.

      Additional facts:

      There was 41 years between John Wanks oldest child and his youngest child.

      John Wank fatheres his first child when he was 26 years old and fathered his last last child when he was 67 years old.

      Joseph & Mary Wank (brother & sister) married Frank & Mary Coppler (brother & sister).
      Charles & Frank Wank (brothers) married Mary & Catherine Wangler (sisters).
      Adam & Julia Wank (brother & sister) married Elizabeth & Frank Koepler (brother & sister).
      Matilda Wank married widower Anthony Emerine. Anthoney had been married to Matilda's first cousin, Mary Lenhardt, daugther of Rosalie Wank Lenhardt.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] empty.

    2. [S9] Breathitt County, Kentucky - Family History Website, Jeanette Shouse & Stephen D. Bowling, (1998).

    3. [S11] Wank Family Tree (1831 - 1983), Jim Wank, (8/16/1983).