Freeman Johns

1840–
Williston, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Freeman

When Freeman Johns was born in 1840, in Williston, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, his father, Amos Dike Johns, was 28 and his mother, Beaulah Walston, was 34. He lived in Walworth, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Amos Dike Johns
1812–1884
Beaulah Walston
1806–1877
Sylvia Sophia Johns
1834–1912
Noble Lovely Johns
1837–1920
Freeman Johns
1840–
Truman Johns
1841–1862
Evelyn Johns
1843–
Minerva Johns
1843–
Calista Johns
1844–1936
A. D. Johns
1847–
S. Johns
1849–
Lydia Johns
1849–1923

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 6
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party
Age 14
A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1872 · The First National Park
Age 32
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant of John with genitival or excrescent -s, or a variant of Jones . It is common in Cornwall and Devon, south Wales, the West Midlands and Lancashire. In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, such as Albanian Gjonaj or any other Albanian patronymic from the personal name Gjon ‘John’ and its variants or derivatives; see also examples at Johnson .German: patronymic from John or a shortened form of Johannes .Americanized form of Swiss German Schantz .

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

Possible Related Names

John
Johnes

Sources (1)

  • Freeman Johns in household of Amos D Johns, "United States Census, 1850"

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