Rebecca Cusick

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

The Life Summary 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
Rebecca Cusick
Marriage: 11 March 1834
Harriet Johnson
Polly Johnson
Catherine Johnson
Eliza Jane Johnson
Elisha Johnson
Nancy Johnson
Jane Johnson
Martha Johnson
Sarah M Johnson
Rachel Johnson
Samuel Arnold Johnson
William Johnson

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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.

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Sources (5)

  • 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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