Mary Ann Johnson

1 January 1840–18 December 1891 (Age 51)
Losantville, Union Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Johnson was born on 1 January 1840, in Losantville, Union Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States, her father, Daniel Ellis Johnson Sr, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Bookout, was 25. She married Joseph E Routh on 8 October 1857, in Losantville, Union Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Nettle Creek Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Stoney Creek Township, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 18 December 1891, in Henry, Indiana, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Blountsville, Stoney Creek Township, Henry, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Russell J Jeffrey
1824–1893
Mary Ann Johnson
1840–1891
Marriage: 23 November 1871
John Hodgson Jeffrey
1858–1880
Homer Scott Jeffrey
1873–1918
Amanda E Jeffrey
William Jeffry
1861–
James H Jeffry
1863–
Alves L Jeffry
1866–
Daniel C W Jeffrey
1874–1888
Herschel Vesuvius Jeffrey
1876–1941
Lewis Elmer Jeffrey
1878–1934
Jeffry
1880–

Spouse and Children

    Russell J Jeffrey

    Male1824–1893Male

    Female1840–1891Female

MARRIAGE
23 November 1871
Indiana, United States
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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 1

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 16

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary A Ruth in household of Joseph Ruth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Ann Johnson in household of Daniel Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary A Routh, "United States Census, 1870"

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