Smith Johnson

March 1824–after 1902 (Age 77)
Fauquier, Virginia, United States

The Life of Smith

When Smith Johnson was born in March 1824, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States, his father, Presley Johnson, was 65 and his mother, Milly Brooks, was 24. He married Sarah Elizabeth Carter on 24 July 1854, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Jeffersonton, Culpeper, Virginia, United States in 1880 and Marshall, Fauquier, Virginia, United States in 1900. He died after 1902, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Smith Johnson
Octavia Maude Redman
Marriage: 1870
Nancy J Johnson
Annie Johnson
Mary Johnson
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Johnson
Susan Johnson
Katherine "Katie" Lee Johnson

Spouse and Children


    Octavia Maude Redman




+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings




    Elizabeth Jane Johnson


World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 20

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.

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Smith Johnson in household of Turner A Holmes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Smith Johnson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Smith Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"

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