Lorenzo Johnson

17 April 1813–25 April 1872 (Age 59)
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Lorenzo

When Lorenzo Johnson was born on 17 April 1813, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Didymus Johnson, was 45 and his mother, Ruhamah Stevens, was 45. He married Mary Ann Lyman on 20 December 1832, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Springville, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 April 1872, in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Monroe City Cemetery, Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Johnson
1813–1872
Emma James
1839–1926
Marriage: 1 March 1857
Emma Ozella Johnson
1858–1939
James Parley Johnson
1860–1924
Orissa Jane Johnson
1862–1941
Martha Sylvania Johnson
1864–1918
Mary Ann Viola Johnson
1866–1940
Sarah Miriah Johnson
1868–1949
George Aaron Johnson
1871–1952

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1857Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 17
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Jantzen
    John
    Jeansonne
    Jonson

    Story Highlight

    History of Lorenzo Johnson Written by Sarah Eliza Johnson Thorn (Daughter)

    Lorenzo Johnson, son of Dydimis Johnson and Rheuama Stephens, was born 17 April 1813 in Hadden, Middlesex County, Connecticut. He was the twelfth child of Dydimis and Rheuama, who were the parents of …

    Sources (81)

    • Lorenzo Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lorenzo Johnson in entry for Sarah Eliza Thorn, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Lorenzo Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"

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