Mary Elizabeth Johnson

about 1828–September 1837 (Age 9)
Clay, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Johnson was born about 1828, in Clay, Missouri, United States, her father, Benjamin Johnson, was 34 and her mother, Lovina Hayes, was 30. She died in September 1837, in her hometown, at the age of 9.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Johnson
1794–1862
Lovina Hayes
1798–1859
Walter Johnson
1822–1836
Eli Johnson
1824–1836
James Willard Johnson
1826–1826
Mary Elizabeth Johnson
1828–1837
Clara Ann Johnson
1830–1832
John Oliver Johnson
1832–1907
King Benjamin Johnson
1833–1913

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World Events (3)

1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 1

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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