John Rehm

Male 1833 - 1904  (71 years)


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  • Name John Rehm  [1, 2
    Born 14 Feb 1833  Wertemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Apr 1904  Westville, Laporte, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Age:71
    Buried 15 Apr 1904  Union Mills Cemetery, Union Mills, Laporte, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I9266  McKelleb
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2018 

    Father Rehm,   b. Wertemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Dorithy,   b. Wertemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mercy Ann Aker,   b. 1 Dec 1829, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1907, Westville, Laporte, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1855  Laporte County, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • MARR: _UID 56ffcf7786a341e5b5b118cf5eb05e42
      MARR: RIN MH:FF2777
    Children 
    +1. Henry Rehm,   b. 19 Jul 1856, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1914, New Durham, Laporte, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +2. Mary Elizabeth Rehm,   b. 30 Oct 1858, Westville, Laporte, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1887, Denison, Crawford, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     3. Emma C Rehm,   b. 25 Aug 1860, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1889  (Age 29 years)
    +4. Joseph William Rehm,   b. 25 Dec 1862, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1915, Michigan City, LaPorte, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     5. Andrew J Rehm,   b. 5 Apr 1865, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1949  (Age 84 years)
     6. John W Rehm,   b. Abt 1868, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F3729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Rehm Biography & His Descendents

      John Rehm states he arrived in the USA between 1847 and 1849 depending on which documentation you view. This would have made him approximately 15 to 16 years of age. We first find him living in Clinton Twp in the 1850 census. Then on the 15 Feb 1855 he takes Mercy Ann Aker (born Ohio) for his bride in LaPorte County. He eventually settles and buys land in the Section 35, New Durham township, which is located in the Southeast Corner of said twp. John and Mercy have the following children: Henry F. b. 19 July 1856 Mary b. abt 1857 m.George O. Le Clear 27 Feb 1878. She gave birth to at least 4 children and died the 12 MAY 1887 in Denison, Crawford, Iowa Emma C. b. 25 Aug 1860 She also married George O. Le Clear after her sister's death in Iowa. They had one child. Emma d. 7 Nov 1889 William Joseph was b. 25 Dec 1862 and died the 10th of June 1915. He had married Belle English on the 2 Apr 1890. They are both buried in Union Mills Cemetery as are many of this family. Belle was the daughter of George W. English and Mary Wall. Andrew J was born 5Apr 1865 and died the 8 May 1849. He is buried in Westville Cemetery. He married Martha Frances Phillips (There is quite a history on Andrew in the 1904 History of LaPorte County. John W. b. abt 1868 may hav eheaded West. 2nd Generation Henry F. Rehm, oldest son of John married Florence A. Edison or Edsonon 1 Mar 1882. They had 9 children. Nelia M (married Claude LTiffany), Elvie Catherine (she married Alden H Herrold), Jennie B (married William F Newe ll), John Earl, Howard (married Elizabeth Groth), Wayne, Harley, Fred and Irene (did not marry) William Joseph Rehm and Belle had at least one child, a daughter. Many of these families are buried in our local cemeteries. Use our Search Engine at: http://www.rootsweb.com/~inlaport/ Source: USGENWEB, LaPorte County,Indiana Author: Deanna West

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011, Indiana State Department of Health, Ancestry, (www.ancestry.com :2015.), Indiana Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011," death certificate 113 (1904), John Rehm, accessed 19 May 2017. (Reliability: 4), 19 May 2017.

    2. [S4] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011, Indiana State Department of Health, Ancestry, (www.ancestry.com :2015.), Indiana Death Certificates, 1899 - 2011," death certificate 116 (1915), Joseph William Rehm, accessed 18 Jan 2018. (Reliability: 4), 18 Jan 2018.