John Joseph Markley
- Born: 26 Jan 1866, Philadelphia, PA
- Marriage: Jennie Louise Simon circa 1890 in Philadelphia, PA
- Died: 9 Apr 1903, Philadelphia, PA at age 37
- Buried: 14 Apr 1903, Odd Fellows Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA
Cause of his death was Suicide by Cyanide of Potassium.
The 1900 Federal Census for Philadelphia, Ward 26, Philadelphia Co., PA, District 640, page 17B, dated June 3, 1900 records John J. Markley (Jan 1866 - PA/PA/PA) with his wife Jennie (Feb 1866 - NJ/PA/England) and children Emma (Sept 1890 - PA), George (Aug 1892 - PA), and Harry (Sept 1897 - PA) living at 1519 Mifflin Street. Also in the household are his in-laws: Emma Simon (Feb 1840 - England), Lizzie Simon (Feb 1864), and George Simon (April 1874). Emma Simon has had 3 children and immigrated to this country in 1859. John J. and George are Steel Engravers while sister-in-law Lizzie Simon is a Chemist.
John J. Markley's grave was removed to Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge [Philadelphia], PA ca 1952. He is buried next to his brother Charles and his brother Harry's mother-in-law, Mary A. Hagen Lenox in the Glenwood Section.
Name: John Joseph Markley
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 26 Jan 1866
Event Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Father's Name: John W. Markley
Mother's Name: Amanda E.
Reference ID: bk 1866 p 14
GS Film number: 1289310
Digital Folder Number: 004198958
Image Number: 00158
Philadelphia Death Certificate
Name: John J. Markley
Death date: 09 Apr 1903 [another record is Philadelphia Registration of Deaths]
Death place: 1309 Morris St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Burial: April 14, 1903
Burial Palce: Odd Fellows
Race or color (on document):
Age at death: 37 years
Estimated birth year: 1866
Birth place: Philadelphia
Marital status: married
Father birth place: Penna
Mother birth place: Penna
Occupation: Cloth Cutter
Cemetery name: Odd Fellows
Film number: 1854278 also 1011832
Digital GS number: 4009582
Image number: 1114
Reference number: cn 22924
Collection: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Cloth Cutter.
John married Jennie Louise Simon circa 1890 in Philadelphia, PA. (Jennie Louise Simon was born on 2 Feb 1868 in New Jersey, died on 1 Oct 1952 in Philadelphia, PA and was buried on 4 Oct 1952 in West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery Co., PA.) The cause of her death was Hypertensive Cardiac Vascular Disease.