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John Krewson Hellings (1808 - 1885)

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John Krewson Hellings
Born in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 31 Dec 1829 in Churchville, Bucks County, Pennsylvaniamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 4 Mar 2019 | Created 1 Feb 2017
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John was born June 8, 1808 in Pennsylvania, the son of Thomas Hellings and Lucretia Krewson Hellings.

Occupation: Miller. John K. Hellings was the miller for the Old Mill, the first steam grist mill erected in the township of Germantown.

1863, Residence: Philadelphia. From McElroy's Philadelphia city directory, Volume 26. Occupation: Flour Mill, Broad and Vine. Home: 910 Ontario.

John K. Hellings married Mary Crawford.

Married in the Dutch Reformed Church. North and Southampton Dutch Reformed Club. (North And Southampton Reformed Church).

They had the following children:

Elizabeth C. Hellings (1831–1885).

Isaac Purdy Hellings (1831–1834).

Matilda A. "Tillie" Hellings (1834–1901).

John Crawford Hellings (1836–1838).

William Potts Hellings (1837–1911).

Thomas H. Hellings (1840–1916).

Martin Luther Hellings (1841–1908).

John C. Hellings (1844–1908).

Ellen "Ella" Hellings (1845–1907).

Benjamin Franklin Hellings (1847–1931).

Mary Ann "Annie" "Anna" Hellings (1854–1915).

John K. Hellings was stricken with apoplexy, on the second, died at the residence of his son, Rev. Mr. Hellings, on Jackson Street. Burial Date: 6 August 1885. Burial: West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania. From: The Weekly Wisconsin. August 12, 1885, Wednesday. Page 5.


  • Ancient and Modern Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill By Samuel Fitch Hotchkin, P. W. Ziegler & Co., 1889. The Old Mill pg 84
  • McElroy's Philadelphia city directory, Volume 26.
  • The Weekly Wisconsin. August 12, 1885, Wednesday. Page 5.

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