Mary E. Johnson

1830–
Rutherfordton Township, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Mary E.

When Mary E. Johnson was born in 1830, in Rutherfordton Township, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, her father, George Washington Johnson, was 22 and her mother, Lucy Ann Holman, was 18. She married Allen Dyche on 28 January 1858, in Laurel, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Laurel, Kentucky, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Allen Dyche
1811–1863
Mary E. Johnson
1830–
Marriage: 28 January 1858
Euseba Malissa Dyche
1859–1895
Lucy Byers Dyche
1860–1939
Julia Ann Dyche
1862–1941

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 January 1858Laurel, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 0
    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.
    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
    Age 0
    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
    1861
    Age 31
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Johan, Jo(h)n (see John ) + -son. It was often interchanged with Jenson and Janson . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Norwegian, Danish, or North German Johnsen , Johannesen , Johannsen , Johansen , Jansen , Jantzen , and Jensen , Swedish Johnsson (see below), Johansson , Jonsson , and Jansson , Dutch Janssen , German Janz , Czech Jansa 1, and Slovenian Janša (see Jansa 2) and Janežič (see Janezic ). Johnson (including in the sense 2 below) is the second most frequent surname in the US. It is also the second most common surname among Native Americans and a very common surname among African Americans.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Johnsson: patronymic from the personal name John, a variant of Jon (see John ). Compare 1 above.History: Surname Johnson was brought independently to North America by many different bearers from the 17th and 18th centuries onward. Andrew Johnson (1808–75), 17th president of the US, was born in Raleigh, NC, the younger son of Jacob Johnson and Mary (or Polly) McDonough. Little is known of his ancestors. The 36th president, Lyndon B. Johnson, dates his American forebears back seven generations to James Johnston (sic) (born c. 1662) who lived at Currowaugh, Nansemond, and Isle of Wight counties, VA. — Noted early bearers also include Marmaduke Johnson (died 1674), a printer who came from England to MA in 1660; Edward Johnson (1598–1672), a colonial chronicler who was baptized at St. George's parish, Canterbury, England, and emigrated to Boston in 1630; and Sir Nathaniel Johnson (c. 1645–1713), a colonial governor of Carolina, who came from County Durham, England.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Jantzen
    John
    Jeansonne
    Jonson

    Sources (18)

    • Mary Johnson in household of Washington Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Johnson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Mary Johnson in entry for Lucy Byers Myers, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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