Amasa Johnson

1846–1866 (Age 20)
Warren, Jefferson, Ohio, United States

The Life of Amasa

When Amasa Johnson was born in 1846, in Warren, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, his father, Benjamin Johnson, was 25 and his mother, Susan Baker, was 22. He lived in Adams Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1866, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Johnson
1821–
Susan Baker
1824–1893
Amasa Johnson
1846–1866
Joseph Johnson
1847–1934
Deborah Johnson
1849–1866
Enos H Johnson
1851–1939
Sarah Johnson
1854–

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Johnson

    Male1821–Male

    Susan Baker

    Female1824–1893Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1846–1866Male

    Joseph Johnson

    Male1847–1934Male

    Deborah Johnson

    Female1849–1866Female

    Enos H Johnson

    Male1851–1939Male

    Sarah Johnson

    Female1854–Female

World Events (6)

1846

Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 5

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 10

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

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)

  • Amasa Johnson in household of Benjamin Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amasa Johnson in household of Benjamin Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"

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