Jemima Elvira Johnson

21 November 1840–9 February 1908 (Age 67)
Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jemima Elvira

Jemima Elvira Johnson was born on 21 November 1840, in Burke, North Carolina, United States. She married William Henry Bristol on 7 February 1859, in Burke, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Collin, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 6, Collin, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 9 February 1908, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Bristol
Jemima Elvira Johnson
Marriage: 7 February 1859
William Augustus Bristol
Benedict Bristol
Robert Elam Bristol
Joktan Bristol
Myrtle Lou Bristol
Braxton B. Bristol
Wade H Bristol
Augustus Bristol
Pearl Bristol

Spouse and Children

7 February 1859
Burke, North Carolina, United States


    William Augustus Bristol


    Benedict Bristol


    Robert Elam Bristol


    Joktan Bristol



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 13

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 22

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

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 (3)

  • Elvira J Bristol in household of William Bristol, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elvina Briston in household of W H Briston, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J E Bristol in household of W H Bristol, "United States Census, 1880"

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