Rebecca Cusick

8 January 1817–18 October 1865 (Age 48)
Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Cusick was born on 8 January 1817, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, her father, Samuel Newell Cusick, was 29 and her mother, Nancy Colville Evans, was 27. She married Calvin A Johnson on 11 March 1834, in Boyd, Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 18 October 1865, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Knob Creek Cemetery, Seymour, Sevier, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin A Johnson
1814–1890
Rebecca Cusick
1817–1865
Marriage: 11 March 1834
Harriet Johnson
1835–
Polly Johnson
1836–
Catherine Johnson
1837–
Eliza Jane Johnson
1838–
Elisha Johnson
1839–1914
Nancy Johnson
1841–
Jane Johnson
1845–
Martha Johnson
1846–1926
Sarah M Johnson
1849–
Rachel Johnson
1851–
Samuel Arnold Johnson
1852–1925
William Johnson
1861–

Spouse and Children

    Calvin A Johnson

    Male1814–1890Male

    Female1817–1865Female

MARRIAGE
11 March 1834
Boyd, Knox, Tennessee, United States
children

(12)

    Harriet Johnson

    Female1835–Female

    Polly Johnson

    Female1836–Female

    Catherine Johnson

    Female1837–Female

    Eliza Jane Johnson

    Female1838–Female

    Elisha Johnson

    Male1839–1914Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Female1810–1855Female

    Female1812–1854Female

    John Cusick

    Male1814–1886Male

    Female1817–1865Female

    Sally Cusick

    Female1818–1884Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of Irish Cusack , in the British Isles now found predominantly in Scotland.2 Respelling of Czech Kusik, a nickname for a short person or someone with a physical defect, from kusý ‘fragmentary’, ‘unfinished’, ‘truncated’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Johnson in household of Calvin Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cusick in entry for Martha Johnson, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"
  • Rebecca Cusick in entry for Elijah Johnson, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955"

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