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First Generation
1. John Michael ENGELHORN was born 6 April 1849 in Schoenau, Lörrach, Baden-Württemberg Germany, a son of Johann Heinrich ENGELHORN and Elisabetha KUNZ. The 1900 census says he immigrated in 1866. The 1920 census says 1872.

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:

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Frederick ENGELHORN was born Jan 1877 (1900 census).
 
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John ENGELHORN Jr. was born Oct 1877. He died 17 Apr 1944 in Maplewood, 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.

 
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Laura C. ENGELHORN was born about 1878.

Laura married a man named CAHOON.

 
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George ENGELHORN was born about 1880.
 
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Clara E. ENGELHORN was born Nov 1885 (1900 census).

Clara married a man named SMITH.

Second Generation
2. Frederick ENGELHORN (John) was born Jan 1877 in New Jersey.

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:

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John ENGELHORN was born about 1906 and died 1 Jan 1946.
 
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Alice ENGELHORN was born about 1909 in New Jersey. She died in 1990.

Alice married Steve KIJACK, no children, last known to be in Florida.

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Fred J. ENGELHORN was born 11 Aug 1917 in New Jersey. He died 13 October 1993 in Broward County, Florida.

 

He married a second time and had two daughters and two sons by his second wife. No more is known.

Third Generation
7. John ENGELHORN (Frederick, John) was born about 1906 in New Jersey. He died 1 Jan 1946 in Maplewood, New Jersey.

John married Kathryn ROACH in 1940.

They had two children:

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Cynthia Louise ENGELHORN was born 19 Apr 1944.
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John ENGELHORN was born 9 May 1945 in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey..
9. Fred J. ENGELHORN (Frederick, John) was born 11 Aug 1917 in New Jersey. He died 13 Oct 1993 in Broward County, Florida.

Fred married (1) Dorothy (—?—)

They had the following children:

 
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Suzanne ENGELHORN.
 
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Carol ENGELHORN.
 
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Emmy Lou ENGELHORN.
Emmy married a man named GUILD.

Fred married (2) unknown and had two daughters and two sons with her. No more is known.

Fourth Generation
10. Cynthia Louise ENGELHORN (John, Frederick, John) was born 19 Apr 1944 in Newark, New Jersey.

Cynthia married Richard WARDLOW in 1963.

They had three children:

 
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Lisa WARDLOW was born 25 Nov 1963.
 
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Brian WARDLOW was born 28 Nov 1967.
 
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Tracy WARDLOW was born 26 Aug 1971 in New Jersey.
11. John ENGELHORN (John, Frederick, John) was born 9 May 1945 in Newark, New Jersey.

He had three children:

 
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John ENGELHORN was born Apr 1964.
 
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Kelly ENGELHORN was born Feb 1965.
 
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Danielle ENGELHORN.
Surname List

BOYLAN, CAHOON, ENGELHORN, KIJACK, ROACH, SMITH, WARDLOW