Ellen Johnson

9 July 1856–23 June 1929 (Age 73)
Daviess, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ellen

Ellen Johnson was born on 9 July 1856, in Daviess, Indiana, United States as the daughter of Rebecca Jane Jones. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Henry H Thayer. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Fort Bend, Texas, United States in 1910 and Van Buren Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 23 June 1929, in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Henry H Thayer
Ellen Johnson
Marion N. Thayer
Vermillie Thayer
Rose Lee Thayer

Spouse and Children



    Marion N. Thayer


    Vermillie Thayer


    Rose Lee Thayer


Parents and Siblings

    Rebecca Jane Jones




    Sarah Jane Johnson


    Charles E Johnson



    John Johnson


    Ida E Johnson


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 20

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

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)

  • Ellen Thayer in household of Harry H Thayer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ellen Thayer in household of Henry H Thayer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ella Thayer in household of Henry H Thayer, "United States Census, 1910"

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