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
1762–1831
Mahettable Johnson
1768–1858
Marriage: 26 March 1789
Bailey Bliss
1788–
Mehitable Bliss
1790–
Polly Bliss
1805–
Hannah BLISS
1791–1863
James Bliss
1793–1857
Mehitable Bliss
1795–1857
Reuben Bliss
1795–1820
Mehetabel Bliss
1797–
Parley Dudley Bliss
1801–1878
Mary Bliss
1805–1880
Charles Bliss
1808–1874

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 March 1789
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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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