Mary Charlotte Johnson

4 December 1850–27 April 1915 (Age 64)
Savannah, Andrew, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Charlotte

When Mary Charlotte Johnson was born on 4 December 1850, in Savannah, Andrew, Missouri, United States, her father, Jarvis Johnson Sr., was 21 and her mother, Hester Ann Jackson, was 16. She married Rais Bell Casson Reynolds Cahoon on 16 November 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Gentile Valley, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Cleveland, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 27 April 1915, in Thatcher, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Perry, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rais Bell Casson Reynolds Cahoon
Mary Charlotte Johnson
Marriage: 16 November 1867
Sarah Lucina Cahoon
Mary Ellen Cahoon
Margaret Rosella Cahoon
Esther Melissa Cahoon
Chloe Estella Cahoon
Rais John Reynolds Cahoon
William Jarvis Cahoon
Mabel Alveretta Cahoon
Alonzo Alvero Cahoon
Joseph Leroy Cahoon
Charles Alphus Cahoon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 1
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 18
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Johan, Jo(h)n (see John ) + -son. It was often interchanged with Jenson and Janson . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Norwegian, Danish, or North German Johnsen , Johannesen , Johannsen , Johansen , Jansen , Jantzen , and Jensen , Swedish Johnsson (see below), Johansson , Jonsson , and Jansson , Dutch Janssen , German Janz , Czech Jansa 1, and Slovenian Janša (see Jansa 2) and Janežič (see Janezic ). Johnson (including in the sense 2 below) is the second most frequent surname in the US. It is also the second most common surname among Native Americans and a very common surname among African Americans.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Johnsson: patronymic from the personal name John, a variant of Jon (see John ). Compare 1 above.History: Surname Johnson was brought independently to North America by many different bearers from the 17th and 18th centuries onward. Andrew Johnson (1808–75), 17th president of the US, was born in Raleigh, NC, the younger son of Jacob Johnson and Mary (or Polly) McDonough. Little is known of his ancestors. The 36th president, Lyndon B. Johnson, dates his American forebears back seven generations to James Johnston (sic) (born c. 1662) who lived at Currowaugh, Nansemond, and Isle of Wight counties, VA. — Noted early bearers also include Marmaduke Johnson (died 1674), a printer who came from England to MA in 1660; Edward Johnson (1598–1672), a colonial chronicler who was baptized at St. George's parish, Canterbury, England, and emigrated to Boston in 1630; and Sir Nathaniel Johnson (c. 1645–1713), a colonial governor of Carolina, who came from County Durham, England.

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

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    Mary Charlotte Johnson and Rais Bell C R Cahoon

    MARY CHARLOTTE JOHNSON CAHOON RAIS BELL CASSEN REYNOLDS CAHOON This History was taken from the daughters of Utah pioneers page 470 Mary Charlotte Johnson Cahoon was born 14 December 1850, in Savann …

    Sources (35)

    • Mary Johnson in household of Jarvis Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Johnson in entry for Leroy Cahoon and Sarah Lucille Osborne, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mary Johnson in entry for Margaret Pamter, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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