Sarah Elizabeth Johns

Female2 August 1859–22 October 1944

Brief Life History of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Johns was born on 2 August 1859, in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Johns, was 25 and her mother, Mary Ann Shaw, was 22. She married Hamilton Hildreth Webber on 14 November 1877, in Richland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Madison Township, Richland, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 22 October 1944, in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States.

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Hamilton Hildreth Webber
Sarah Elizabeth Johns
Marriage: 14 November 1877
Mary Edna Webber
Helen Lenore Webber

Sources (21)

  • Libbie Webber in household of Hamilton H Webber, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Libbie Johns, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Sarah Elizabeth Webber, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1877Richland, Ohio, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 1

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 4

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 23

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of John with genitival or excrescent -s, or a variant of Jones . It is common in Cornwall and Devon, south Wales, the West Midlands and Lancashire. In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, such as Albanian Gjonaj or any other Albanian patronymic from the personal name Gjon ‘John’ and its variants or derivatives; see also examples at Johnson .

    German: patronymic from John or a shortened form of Johannes .

    Americanized form of Swiss German Schantz .

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

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