Caleb Johnson

10 June 1814–20 July 1889 (Age 75)
Lunenburg, Essex, Vermont, United States

The Life of Caleb

When Caleb Johnson was born on 10 June 1814, in Lunenburg, Essex, Vermont, United States, his father, Peter Johnson, was 38 and his mother, Lois Aldrich, was 36. He married Lura Balch on 16 December 1844, in Lunenburg, Essex, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 20 July 1889, in Lunenburg, Essex, Vermont, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lunenburg, Essex, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Johnson
Lura Balch
Marriage: 16 December 1844
William Johnson
Washington Johnson
Jerome Johnson
Lucy M. Johnson
Alonzo Johnson
Belinda Johnson

Spouse and Children


    Lura Balch


16 December 1844
Lunenburg, Essex, Vermont, United States


    William Johnson


    Washington Johnson


    Jerome Johnson


    Lucy M. Johnson


    Alonzo Johnson


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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 6

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.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 20

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

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)

  • Caleb Johnson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Caleb Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Caleb Johnson, "United States Census, 1880"

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