Peter Johnson

about 1852–
United States

The Life of Peter

Peter Johnson was born about 1852, in United States as the son of Moses Johnson and Mary C. Johnson. He married Martha Ann Paine on 5 May 1877.

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Peter Johnson
1852–
Martha Ann Paine
1854–1879
Marriage: 5 May 1877

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 May 1877

Parents and Siblings

    Moses Johnson

    MaleMale

    Mary C. Johnson

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (3)

1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1865

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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)

  • Peter Johnson, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Peter Johnson, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Peter Johnson, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"

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