Adeline Johnson

2 September 1844–3 December 1897 (Age 53)
Utica, Licking, Ohio, United States

The Life of Adeline

When Adeline Johnson was born on 2 September 1844, in Utica, Licking, Ohio, United States, her father, Zalmon W. Johnson, was 39 and her mother, Susan Maxwell, was 35. She married Miles M Ward on 18 December 1866, in McLean, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Richland Township, Adair, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died on 3 December 1897, in Elgin, Antelope, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Miles M Ward
Adeline Johnson
Marriage: 18 December 1866
Serenus M. Ward
Lois Ward
Nellie "Addie" Adeline Ward
Sylvester Jefferson Ward
Clarence Elwood Ward
Florence Esther Ward

Spouse and Children

18 December 1866
McLean, Illinois, United States


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Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 2

Iowa is the 29th state.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 16

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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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Story Highlight

Letter to Esther WARD MATHEWS from Addie JOHNSON WARD, wife of Esther's brother, Miles:

Date: Oct 25th 1891, Neligh Nebraska: Dear Sister & Family one & all, After a long absence I will try write a few lines though I don't know who wrote last you or I. Sabra was out in Sept and ADA w …

Sources (3)

  • Addie Ward in household of Miles M Ward, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Adaline Johnson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Adeline Johnson in entry for Lois White, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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