Sarah Johnson

1859–
Missouri, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Johnson was born in 1859, in Missouri, United States, her father, William C. Johnson, was 43 and her mother, Nancy Jane Glenn, was 33. She lived in North Township, Dade, Missouri, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

William C. Johnson
1816–1862
Nancy Jane Glenn
1826–1894
William C. Johnson
1847–
Julia A. Johnson
1849–
Martha Elizabeth Johnson
1848–1916
George Washington Hubbard Johnson
1852–1915
James Monroe Johnson
1853–
Thomas J. Johnson
1854–
Cynthia J. Johnson
1856–
Mary M. Johnson
1858–
Sarah Johnson
1859–

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World Events (3)

1860

Age 1

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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Sources (1)

  • Sarah Johnson in household of William Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"

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