Philina Johnson

about 1818–
Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Philina

When Philina Johnson was born about 1818, in Saratoga, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Isaac Johnson, was 48 and her mother, Mary Polly Thompson, was 28. She married David Mosier about 1838, in New York, United States.

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David Mosier
1818–
Philina Johnson
1818–
Marriage: about 1838

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1838
New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 9

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1863

Age 45

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Philina Johnson - Published information: birth-name: Philina Johnson

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