Robert Johnson

about 1707–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Johnson was born about 1707, in Virginia, United States, his father, James Johnson, was 45 and his mother, Mary Thompson, was 33. He had at least 1 daughter with Ann Powell.

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Family Time Line

Robert Johnson
1707–
Ann Powell
1710–
Sarah Johnson
1740–

Spouse and Children

    Male1707–Male

    Ann Powell

    Female1710–Female

children

(1)

    Sarah Johnson

    Female1740–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(18)

+13 More Children

World Events (5)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 51

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 69

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 73

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

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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