Polley Johnson

1784–
Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Polley

When Polley Johnson was born in 1784, in Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Caleb Johnson, was 47 and her mother, Ruth Eastman, was 45.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Johnson
1737–1817
Ruth Eastman
1739–1821
Benjamin Johnson
1760–
Moses Johnson
1761–1835
Lydia Johnson
1763–1849
Johnson
1780–1786
Johnson
1780–1876
Benjamin
1786–
Johnson
1787–
Caleb Johnson
1763–
Ruth Johnson
1765–1803
Nancy Johnson
1769–1773
Sarah Johnson
1771–1813
Jane Johnson
1774–
Haynes
1776–
William JOHNSON
1778–
Polley Johnson
1784–

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World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 4

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

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)

  • Polley Johnson, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Polley Johnson, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"
  • Polley Johnson, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"

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