Mary J Johnson

Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary J

When Mary J Johnson was born in 1829, in Scott, Virginia, United States, her father, George Washington Johnson, was 36 and her mother, Sarah 'Sally' Davis Barnett, was 36. She married Alfred A Miller on 29 January 1852, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Taylor Magisterial District, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1880.

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Alfred A Miller
Mary J Johnson
Marriage: 29 January 1852
Sarah Elizabeth Miller
Cynthia C Miller
Mary Jane Miller
Martha Ann Miller
John B. G. Miller
James Miller
Nancy Margaret Miller
Hiram Winfield Miller
Melissa C Miller
Margaret C Miller
Rosa Rebecca Miller

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29 January 1852
Scott, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

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.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 15

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 32

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

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)

  • Mary J Miller in household of Alford A Miller, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary J Johnson in household of George Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary J Miller in household of Alfred Miller, "United States Census, 1880"

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