Mary Ann Johnson

3 August 1831–14 August 1913 (Age 82)
Perry, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Johnson was born on 3 August 1831, in Perry, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, William Johnson, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Lyman, was 19. She married Aaron Johnson on 18 May 1846, in Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Chesterfield, Caribou, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Bancroft, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 14 August 1913, in Bancroft, Caribou, Idaho, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bancroft Cemetery, Bancroft, Caribou, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Johnson
1806–1877
Mary Ann Johnson
1831–1913
Marriage: 18 May 1846
Mary Eliza Johnson
1847–1848
William Lorenzo Johnson
1849–1925
Emily Marinda Johnson
1852–1890
Ina Johnson
1854–1939
Olive Johnson
1858–
Celestine Johnson
1861–1877
Celestia Johnson
1861–1915
Sylvina or Tina Johnson
1863–1945
Bruce Lyman Johnson
1870–1895
Mitchell Raymond Johnson
1874–1939
Mark S Johnson
1876–1887

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 May 1846Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 8
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
    Age 25
    William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

    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 (23)

    • Mary A Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary Johnson in entry for William L. Johnson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Mary Johnson in household of Aaron Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"

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