Hannah Victoria Nolan Johnson

13 October 1839–13 April 1903 (Age 63)
Autauga, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah Victoria Nolan

When Hannah Victoria Nolan Johnson was born on 13 October 1839, in Autauga, Alabama, United States, her father, Willis Snellen Johnson, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Reddick Greer, was 34. She married Alonzo Sheridan Blair on 22 October 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Conejos, Colorado, United States in 1885. She died on 13 April 1903, in Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Old Manassa Cemetery, Freedom, Conejos, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Sheridan Blair
1828–1899
Hannah Victoria Nolan Johnson
1839–1903
Marriage: 22 October 1856
Mary Olivia Blair
1857–1857
Cornelia Jane Blair
1858–1859
Alonzo Greer Blair
1861–1920
James Franklin Blair
1863–1935
Nancy Catherine Blair
1866–1952
Ellen Louise Blair
1868–1894
Martha Cora Blair
1871–1911
Maud Blair
1874–1874
Charles Warren Blair
1877–1881
Nettie Blair
1882–1882

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 October 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1844 · German Immigration to Texas
    Age 5
    Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 18
    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.

    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

    Story Highlight

    Biography and Excerpt from "The First Fifty Years of Relief Society"

    https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/the-first-fifty-years-of-relief-society/people/hannah-victoria-johnson-blair?letter=B Hannah Victoria Johnson Blair October 13, 1839–April 13, 1903 Born in Ala …

    Sources (11)

    • Hannah Blair in household of Alonzo S Blair, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Victoria Johnson in entry for Nancy Catherine Barton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • H V Johnson in household of Willis Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"

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