Caleb Johnson

1737–1817 (Age 80)
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Caleb

Caleb Johnson was born on 3 February 1737, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States as the son of Honorable John Johnson. He married Ruth Eastman on 28 November 1759, in Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 3 February 1817, in Caledonia, Livingston, New York, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mumford, Wheatland, Monroe, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Johnson
1737–1817
Ruth Eastman
1739–1821
Marriage: 28 November 1759
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–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 November 1759
Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
children

(15)

+10 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 39

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 39

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 44

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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)

  • Caleb Johnson in entry for None Johnson, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Caleb Johnson in entry for Johnson, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Caleb Johnson in entry for Johnson, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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