Jefferson Johnson

1823–1866 (Age 43)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jefferson

When Jefferson Johnson was born in 1823, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Isaac Johnson, was 40 and his mother, Lucinda Loueda Edy Taylor, was 34. He married Rachel Sorrell on 10 August 1842, in Bath, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Bath, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Rowan, Kentucky, United States in 1860. He died in 1866, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Johnson
Rachel Sorrell
Marriage: 10 August 1842
Loueda Johnson
Lucretia Johnson
Thomas J Johnson
Alvin Johnson
Sarah Johnson
Lydia Johnson
Franklin Marion Johnson
William Henry Johnson
Martha Ann Johnson

Spouse & Children

10 August 1842
Bath, Kentucky, United States


  • Loueda Johnson


  • Alvin Johnson


  • Sarah Johnson


  • Female1850–Female

  • Male1852–1919Male

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1783–1851Male

  • Lucinda Loueda Edy Taylor




  • Lucinda Johnson


  • James Johnson


  • Male1809–1870Male

  • Anderson Johnson


  • Female1810–Female

+11 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 7

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 13

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jefferson Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jefferson Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jefferson Johnson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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