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
1814–1889
Lura Balch
1821–1893
Marriage: 16 December 1844
William Johnson
1845–
Washington Johnson
1848–1902
Jerome Johnson
1849–1883
Lucy M. Johnson
1855–
Alonzo Johnson
1857–1901
Belinda Johnson
1859–

Spouse and Children

    Male1814–1889Male

    Lura Balch

    Female1821–1893Female

MARRIAGE
16 December 1844
Lunenburg, Essex, Vermont, United States
children

(6)

    William Johnson

    Male1845–Male

    Washington Johnson

    Male1848–1902Male

    Jerome Johnson

    Male1849–1883Male

    Lucy M. Johnson

    Female1855–Female

    Alonzo Johnson

    Male1857–1901Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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