Maria Dix Wellington

about 1800–1 April 1873 (Age 73)
Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Maria Dix

When Maria Dix Wellington was born about 1800, in Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Joseph Adams Wellington, was 30 and her mother, Lucy Bacon, was 19. She married Josephus Johnson on 18 November 1819, in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Winchester, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1850. She died on 1 April 1873, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 73.

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Josephus Johnson
Maria Dix Wellington
Marriage: 18 November 1819
Elmore Johnson
Caroline Maria Johnson

Spouse and Children

18 November 1819
Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


    Elmore Johnson


    Caroline Maria Johnson


Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

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.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 8

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the three places named Wellington, in Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Somerset. All are most probably named with an unattested Old English personal name Wēola + -ing- (implying association with) + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Maria Johnson in household of Josephus Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Maria in entry for Caroline Maria Johnson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Maria Wellington Johnson, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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