James Thomas Johnson

27 December 1858–25 October 1934 (Age 75)
Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Thomas

When James Thomas Johnson was born on 27 December 1858, in Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States, his father, James Johnson, was 29 and his mother, Teresa Hubbard, was 20. He married Elizabeth Lee Bush on 31 December 1879, in Nansemond, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Chuckatuck, Nansemond, Virginia, United States for about 50 years. He died on 25 October 1934, in Suffolk, Virginia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Crittenden, Suffolk, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Johnson
Elizabeth Lee Bush
Marriage: 31 December 1879
Theresa L. Johnson
unknown Johnson
Ethell O. Johnson
Alice Hilda Johnson
Mary Louise Johnson
George Parker Johnson
Asa Bush Johnson
James Thomas Johnson

Spouse and Children

31 December 1879
Nansemond, Virginia, United States


    Theresa L. Johnson


    unknown Johnson


    Ethell O. Johnson


    Alice Hilda Johnson


    Mary Louise Johnson


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Johnson


    Teresa Hubbard




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 3

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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Sources (3)

  • James T Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James T Johnson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James T Johnson in household of James Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"

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