Rebecca Jane Johnson

1841–about 1890 (Age 49)
Decatur, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca Jane

When Rebecca Jane Johnson was born in 1841, in Decatur, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Johnson, was 57 and her mother, Mary Johnson, was 37. She had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Smith K Taylor. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died about 1890, in Decatur, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Smith K Taylor
1832–1899
Rebecca Jane Johnson
1841–1890
James Thomas Taylor
1858–1894
Mary Ann " Grannie" Taylor
1860–1956
John William Taylor
1862–
Joseph P. Taylor
1864–
Martha C Taylor
1866–
Margaret S. C. Taylor
1868–
Geo W Taylor
1870–
S. J. Taylor
1871–
Lillie I. Taylor
1876–
Serena Isabel Taylor
1879–1968

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 5
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846
Age 5
Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh
Age 21
The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

(1997: 610104;2007: 1329295; 2010: 1932812)English and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Johan, Jo(h)n (see John ) + -son. It was often interchanged with Jenson and Janson . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Norwegian, Danish, or North German Johnsen , Johannesen , Johannsen , Johansen , Jansen , Jantzen , and Jensen , Swedish Johnsson (see below), Johansson , Jonsson , and Jansson , Dutch Janssen , German Janz , Czech Jansa 1, and Slovenian Janša (see Jansa 2) and Janežič (see Janezic ). Johnson (including in the sense 2 below) is the second most frequent surname in the US. It is also the second most common surname among Native Americans and a very common surname among African Americans.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Johnsson: patronymic from the personal name John, a variant of Jon (see John ). Compare 1 above.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Jantzen
John
Jeansonne
Jonson

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca J Johnson in household of James Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebeccah J Taylor in household of Smith K Taylor, "United States Census, 1870"

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