Hannah Edith Johnson

3 February 1841–2 December 1902 (Age 61)
Newbury, Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah Edith

When Hannah Edith Johnson was born on 3 February 1841, in Newbury, Athens, Ohio, United States, her father, Dyer Johnson, was 45 and her mother, Phebe Ann Angell, was 27. She married William Henry Aston on 14 November 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 2 December 1902, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Adcock
1817–1882
Hannah Edith Johnson
1841–1902
Marriage: 1872
Joseph Adcock
1870–1870
Hyrum Adcock
1870–1875
Margaret Jane Adcock
1873–1956
Phebe Ann Adcock
1877–1938

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1872Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 16
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1863
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (15)

    • Hannah Aston in household of Wm H Aston, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hannah Edith Johnson in entry for Margaret Jane Addock Halford, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Hannah E Atcock in household of Robert E Halford, "United States Census, 1900"

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