Ellender Johnson

3 December 1796–9 July 1903 (Age 106)
Russell, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Ellender

When Ellender Johnson was born on 3 December 1796, in Russell, Virginia, United States, her father, Patrick Johnson Sr, was 25 and her mother, Delilah Carter, was 20. She married Abner Caudill Sr. on 3 December 1814, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Floyd, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 July 1903, in Dry Creek, Knott, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 106.

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Family Time Line

Abner Caudill Sr.
Ellender Johnson
Marriage: 3 December 1814
Rebecca Jane Caudill
Abijah Johnson Caudill
Sarah Caudill
Alfred Johnson Caudill
Abel Caudill
Delilah Caudill
Lucinda Caudill
Rebecca Elizabeth Caudill
Mary "Polly" Caudill
Abner Caudill Jr.

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  • Marriage
    3 December 1814Floyd, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    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.
    1801 · Cane Ridge Revival
    Age 5
    The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
    Age 28
    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 610104;2007: 1329295; 2010: 1932812)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.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Nelly Candell in household of Abner Candell, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Elender Johnson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Eleander Candle in household of Abner Candle, "United States Census, 1860"

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