Moses Johnson

Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses Johnson was born on 5 February 1761, in Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Caleb Johnson, was 24 and his mother, Ruth Eastman, was 22. He married Sarah Holland in December 1785, in Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Onondaga, New York, United States in 1810. He died before 7 February 1835, in New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Moses Johnson
Sarah Holland
Marriage: December 1785
Frances Johnson
John Johnson
Caleb Johnson
Eliza Johnson
John Holland Johnson
Charlotte Johnson

Spouse & Children

December 1785
Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 15

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 15

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 20

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Moses Johnson, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Moses Johnson in entry for Scipio Brown and Amy Johnson, "Virginia, Surry County Marriage Records, 1735-1950"
  • Moses Johnson, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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