Rachel Arbon

Brief Life History of Rachel

When Rachel Arbon was born on 2 May 1843, in Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Arbon, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Anne Hardwick, was 18. She married Lars Christian Johnson on 28 December 1865, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1864. She died on 26 December 1880, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Lars Christian Johnson
Rachel Arbon
Marriage: 28 December 1865
Lars William Johnson
David Johnson
Elizabeth Hardwick Johnson
Rachel Johnson
Sophia Johnson
Charles W Johnson
Frederick Johnson

Sources (37)

  • Rachel Johansen in household of Lars C Johansen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rachel Johnson, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
  • Rachel Arbon Johnson, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (7)


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1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.


EARLIEST KNOWN BURIAL: Mary Ellen Allsop BIRTH 22 Feb 1856 DEATH 15 Oct 1858 (aged 2) BURIAL Richmond City Cemetery Richmond, Cache County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 59246365

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): from the Middle English personal name Arbern (Old Norse Arnbiǫrn, Arnbiorn).

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

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History of Lars Christian Johnson

Written and Compiled by Cora J. Wistisen Lars Christian Johnson was born 12th of August 1843 at Gundum, Denmark. He was the third son of Johann Peter Johannesen and Hedvig Sofie Jensen. Lars' …

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