Johnson

1787–
Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Johnson

When Johnson was born about 1787, in Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Caleb Johnson, was 50 and her mother, Ruth Eastman, was 48.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Johnson
1737–1817
Ruth Eastman
1739–1821
Benjamin Johnson
1760–
Moses Johnson
1761–1835
Lydia Johnson
1763–1849
Johnson
1780–1786
Johnson
1780–1876
Benjamin
1786–
Johnson
1787–
Caleb Johnson
1763–
Ruth Johnson
1765–1803
Nancy Johnson
1769–1773
Sarah Johnson
1771–1813
Jane Johnson
1774–
Haynes
1776–
William JOHNSON
1778–
Polley Johnson
1784–

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World Events (3)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 0

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 1

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

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.

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