William B. Johnson

1830–28 November 1904 (Age 74)
Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William B.

When William B. Johnson was born in 1830, in Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, his father, Levi Johnson, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Backhouse, was 21. He married Mary B. Dubid on 7 May 1852, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 28 November 1904, in Brockway, St. Clair, Michigan, United States, at the age of 74.

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William B. Johnson
Mary B. Dubid
Marriage: 7 May 1852
Hanna Josephine Johnson
Levi Johnson
Johanna Johnson
Delphine Johnson
Mary H. Johnson

Spouse and Children

7 May 1852
Ontario, Canada



    Delphine Johnson


    Mary H. Johnson


    Levi Johnson


    Johanna Johnson


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 7

Michigan is the 26th state.

Age 33

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • William B Johnston, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William D Johnson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Willian B Jonson, "United States Census, 1860"

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