Mahettable Johnson

2 August 1768–1 August 1858 (Age 89)
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mahettable

When Mahettable Johnson was born on 2 August 1768, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Joseph Johnson Jr., was 42 and her mother, Mary Rogers, was 40. She married James Bliss on 26 March 1789, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 1 August 1858, in Harrison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Central, Heth Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Bliss
Mahettable Johnson
Marriage: 26 March 1789
Bailey Bliss
Mehitable Bliss
Polly Bliss
Hannah BLISS
James Bliss
Mehitable Bliss
Reuben Bliss
Mehetabel Bliss
Parley Dudley Bliss
Mary Bliss
Charles Bliss

Spouse and Children

26 March 1789
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 8

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 26

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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)

  • Hetta, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Martin in the 1850 United States Federal Census with Hetta Bliss
  • Mahettable Bliss in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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