Jonathan Johns

about 1815–1880 (Age 65)
Strawberry Plains, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Jonathan

When Jonathan Johns was born about 1815, in Strawberry Plains, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Ezekiel Johns, was 47 and his mother, Lydia Harrison, was 37. He married Celia Jane Browder on 10 August 1838, in McMinn, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died in 1880, in Crockett, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, Friendship, Crockett, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Johns
1815–1880
Celia Jane Browder
1816–1870
Marriage: 10 August 1838
Celina Emeline Johns
1838–1907
James Bradford Johns
1840–1923
Saunders Calloway Johns
1842–1912
Martin Luther Johns
1843–1906
Albert Johns
1843–1900
Zephaniah Johns
1843–
Napoleon Bonaparte Johns
1844–1914
Ruth Jane Johns
1845–
L Johns
1848–
Zadock Johns
1851–1938
Benjamin Edmond Johns
1852–1914
Ezekiel Johns
1858–1927

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 August 1838McMinn, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    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 5
    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.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 20
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of John with genitival or excrescent -s, or a variant of Jones . It is common in Cornwall and Devon, south Wales, the West Midlands and Lancashire. In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, such as Albanian Gjonaj or any other Albanian patronymic from the personal name Gjon ‘John’ and its variants or derivatives; see also examples at Johnson .German: patronymic from John or a shortened form of Johannes .Americanized form of Swiss German Schantz .

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

    Possible Related Names

    John
    Johnes

    Story Highlight

    Johns, Jonathan - Biography

    Source: Find A Grave Index Memorial ID 125669957. Contributed by: Johnnie Zollinger 27 February 2014 Jonathan Johns is the son of Ezekiel and Lydia Harrison Johns. Jonathan married Celia Jane Browder …

    Sources (14)

    • Johnathan Johns, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Johnathon Johns, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Unknown in entry for Benjamin E. Johns, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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