Sarah Johnson

12 February 1827–14 July 1900 (Age 73)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Johnson was born on 12 February 1827, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Johnson, was 22 and her mother, Hannah Hadfield, was 23. She married William Marsden on 26 November 1843, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Nether Hallam, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. In 1861, at the age of 34, her occupation is listed as file cutter in Nether Hallam, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 14 July 1900, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Marsden
Sarah Johnson
Marriage: 26 November 1843
Emma Marsden
John Walter Marsden
Sarah Ann Marsden
John William Marsden
John Marsden
Harriet Zelnora Marsden
Clara Marsden

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 6
The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
Age 36
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

(1997: 610104;2007: 1329295; 2010: 1932812)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.

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

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John Kilpatrick McDonald Marriages to Sarah Johnson, Harriet Zelnore Marsden & Clara Marsden

By Joan Cameron On February 1863, Sarah Johnson Marsden married Thomas Allsop; then divorced him on December 24th of that same year, also cancelling their endowment. Two days later she married John …

Sources (22)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Johnson - birth: 12 February 1827; Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Sarah Johnson in household of John Johnson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Sarah Johnson, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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