John married Susanna DAMIEN 25 May 1871 in Malberg, Freiburg, Baden, Germany. She was born 15 June 1849 in Baden, Germany.
In 1875 John Engelhorn founded John Engelhorn & Sons of Newark, New Jersey, meat packers and abattoir operators. In 1920 he was living next door to the Frederick Engelhorn family in Newark, possibly his son.
John Engelhorn & Sons were mentioned in an article in the Des Moines Register, 13 November 1966, as one of several meat packing companies that owed the U.S. Department of Agriculture a total of $2.5 million for failure to fully pay for livestock involved in 145 transactions. Of the five firms mentioned in the story, John Englehorn & Sons owed $1,077,681 to livestock feeders as a result of going out of business or bankruptcy.
Edward Ronald Engelhorn in the Thomas Line found a portion of a packing box on the beach near Camp Lejeune, North Carolina in 1958. The box was labeled “Engelhorn Bros., Meat Packers.”
They had five children, all born in New Jersey:
John married Margaret BOYLAN about 1914. Margaret was born about 1886 in New Jersey.
In the 1930 census, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Middletown Twp, she is listed as 44 years old, married at 28, born in New Jersey, parents born in Germany.
John was president of John Engelhorn & Sons of 19 Avenue L., Newark, abattoir operators. The firm was founded by his father in 1875. He was a member of the Newark Chamber of Commerce and Newark Elks Lodge. “He leaves a widow, Mrs. Margaret Boylan Engelhorn, a brother Fred and two sisters, Mrs. Laura C. Cahoon and Mrs. Clara E. Smith.
Laura married a man named CAHOON.
Clara married a man named SMITH.
He was a wholesale butcher.
The 1920 federal census for New York shows Frederick married Emma (—?—). She was born about 1888 in New York; they were married about 1904-1905.
They had three children, all born in New Jersey:
Alice married Steve KIJACK, no children, last known to be in Florida.
He married a second time and had two daughters and two sons by his second wife. No more is known.
John married Kathryn ROACH in 1940.
They had two children:
Fred married (1) Dorothy (—?—).
They had the following children:
Emmy married a man named GUILD.
Fred married (2) unknown and had two daughters and two sons with her. No more is known.
Cynthia married Richard WARDLOW in 1963.
They had three children:
He had three children:
BOYLAN, CAHOON, ENGELHORN, KIJACK, ROACH, SMITH, WARDLOW