Seth Johnson

5 December 1794–
Oppenheim, Oppenheim, Fulton, New York, United States

The Life of Seth

Seth Johnson was born on 5 December 1794, in Oppenheim, Oppenheim, Fulton, New York, United States as the son of Moses A. Johnson and Sarah Bush.

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Family Time Line

Moses A. Johnson
1755–1848
Sarah Bush
–1829
Elizabeth Johnson
1782–
Susan Johnson
1783–
Moses A Johnson
1785–1870
Rebecca Johnson
1788–
Lydia Johnson
1792–
Seth Johnson
1794–
John Johnson
1800–

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World Events (3)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 3

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 9

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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.

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