Clarinda Huetta Johnson

15 January 1847–22 June 1883 (Age 36)
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Clarinda Huetta

Clarinda Huetta Johnson was born on 15 January 1847, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. She married Zenos Winget on 5 January 1866, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 22 June 1883, in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Monroe City Cemetery, Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Zenos Winget
Clarinda Huetta Johnson
Marriage: 5 January 1866
Zenos Winget Jr
Cyrus Alfonzo Winget
Clarinda Huetta Winget
Catherine Melissa Winget
Zennia Meleta Winget
Benjamin Franklin Winget

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1866Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 7
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 16
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    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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    Flora Clarinda Gleason by Celia Larsen Luce

    Flora Clarinda Gleason Washburn was my great-grandmother. I have often heard my grandmother, Lorena Larsen, tell of her mother until I feel I know her. Flora Clarinda had a hard time of it as a chi …

    Sources (19)

    • 1870 United States Census for Clarinda Huetta Johnson Winget in household of Zenos Winget
    • Huetta Johnson in entry for Cyrus A Winget, "Utah Death Certificates"
    • 1860 United States Census for Clarinda Huetta Johnson (Step-daughter) in household of Abraham Washburn & Flora Clarinda Gleason (Mother)

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