Ebenezer Hurbert Johnson

5 July 1810–29 August 1885 (Age 75)
Bainbridge, Chenango, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Ebenezer Hurbert

When Ebenezer Hurbert Johnson was born on 5 July 1810, in Bainbridge, Chenango, New York, United States, his father, Seth Johnson, was 28 and his mother, Mary Hough, was 24. He married Sarah Johnson on 13 August 1838. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Palmyra, Lee, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. He died on 29 August 1885, at the age of 75, and was buried in Palmyra, Wayne, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Hurbert Johnson
1810–1885
Sarah Johnson
1808–1885
Marriage: 13 August 1838
Thomas Herbert Johnson
1839–1924
Mary Jennette Johnson
1841–1875
Jane Ann Johnson
1844–1880
Ralph Ebanezer Johnson
1847–1926
Theodore Johnson
1848–1870
Willam Howard Johnson
1850–1924
Marcus Morris Johnson
1855–1932

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 August 1838
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1823
    Age 13
    On 11 April 1823, Wayne County was formed by combining portions of Seneca and Ontario counties.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 20
    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.

    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

    Sources (6)

    • Ebenezer H Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Eben Johnson in entry for Marcus M Johnson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Ebenezer H Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"

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