Mary Jane Johnson

30 May 1762–2 June 1850 (Age 88)
Hanover, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Johnson was born on 30 May 1762, in Hanover, Virginia, United States, her father, Gerard Johnson, was 27 and her mother, Judith Watkins, was 27. She married Edward Terrell Jr. on 19 October 1794, in Seneca, Campbell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Campbell, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died on 2 June 1850, in Lynchburg, Campbell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in South River Cemetery, Greene, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Terrell Jr.
Mary Jane Johnson
Marriage: 19 October 1794
Judith Terrell
William Terrell
Christopher Johnson Terrell
Gerrard Terrell
Jean Terrell

Spouse and Children

19 October 1794
Seneca, Campbell, Virginia, United States


    Judith Terrell




    Gerrard Terrell


    Jean Terrell


Parents and Siblings




    Elizabeth Johnson


    Judith Johnson


    Gerard Johnson



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 18

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 24

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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 (2)

  • Jane Terrell in household of Gerard Johnston, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Johnson Terrell, "Find A Grave Index"

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