Jane Johnson

13 March 1790–12 March 1869 (Age 78)
Pittsgrove Township, Salem, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Johnson was born on 13 March 1790, in Pittsgrove Township, Salem, New Jersey, United States, her father, John Johnson, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Dubois, was 32. She married Robert DuBois in 1811, in Penns Neck, West Windsor Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in United States in 1850. She died on 12 March 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert DuBois
1789–1848
Jane Johnson
1790–1869
Marriage: 1811
Ruth Ann Dubois
1812–1885
Alfred Dubois
1814–
Mary Ann Dubois
1826–1847
Enock Dubois
1832–
Elma Dubois
1834–
Susannah Z Dubois
1816–1885
Elizabeth L Dubois
1823–1911
Belinda Dubois
1824–1917
John Treon Dubois
1825–1908
Franklin Dubois
1830–1851
Charles P Dubois
1834–1911
Amy Dubois
1836–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1811Penns Neck, West Windsor Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1791
    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1791 · Founding of Paterson
    Age 1
    The Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures (S.U.M.) was the first large business corporation in the United States. The organization was granted a charter by Governor William Paterson on November 22, 1791. The newly formed town was named Paterson, in honor of the governor.
    1812
    Age 22
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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

    Sources (11)

    • Jane Dubois, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jane Johnson in entry for Elizabeth Debois Grant, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • not listed in entry for Ann Dubois, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"

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