Alley Ann Johnson

about 1800–before 1840 (Age 40)
Anson, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Alley Ann

Alley Ann Johnson was born about 1800, in Anson, North Carolina, United States as the daughter of Sally White. She married Obediah Meador about 1819, in Anson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She died before 1840, in Sumter, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Obediah Meador
1797–1856
Alley Ann Johnson
about 1800–before 1840
Marriage: about 1819
William Meador
1820–1830
Joel Johnson Meador
1821–1906
Elizabeth Meador
1822–1850
Sarah Meador
1824–1830
Merida Meador
1825–1830
Lucy Jane Meador
1826–1871
John Griggs Meador
1828–1880
Reason Moberly Meador
1828–1909
Alfred J Meador
1829–1852
Alley Ann Meador
1831–1908
David Thomas Meador
1832–1904
Frances Welch Meador
1833–1834
James Lewis Meador
1835–1865
Nancy Susan Meador
1836–1852

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1819Anson, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    about 1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age NaN
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1804 · Walton War
    Age 4
    The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.
    1812
    Age 12
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Johan, Jo(h)n (see John ) + -son. It was often interchanged with Jenson and Janson . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Norwegian, Danish, or North German Johnsen , Johannesen , Johannsen , Johansen , Jansen , Jantzen , and Jensen , Swedish Johnsson (see below), Johansson , Jonsson , and Jansson , Dutch Janssen , German Janz , Czech Jansa 1, and Slovenian Janša (see Jansa 2) and Janežič (see Janezic ). Johnson (including in the sense 2 below) is the second most frequent surname in the US. It is also the second most common surname among Native Americans and a very common surname among African Americans.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Johnsson: patronymic from the personal name John, a variant of Jon (see John ). Compare 1 above.History: Surname Johnson was brought independently to North America by many different bearers from the 17th and 18th centuries onward. Andrew Johnson (1808–75), 17th president of the US, was born in Raleigh, NC, the younger son of Jacob Johnson and Mary (or Polly) McDonough. Little is known of his ancestors. The 36th president, Lyndon B. Johnson, dates his American forebears back seven generations to James Johnston (sic) (born c. 1662) who lived at Currowaugh, Nansemond, and Isle of Wight counties, VA. — Noted early bearers also include Marmaduke Johnson (died 1674), a printer who came from England to MA in 1660; Edward Johnson (1598–1672), a colonial chronicler who was baptized at St. George's parish, Canterbury, England, and emigrated to Boston in 1630; and Sir Nathaniel Johnson (c. 1645–1713), a colonial governor of Carolina, who came from County Durham, England.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Jantzen
    John
    Jeansonne
    Jonson

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