Henry W. Johnson

1845–
Greenville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Henry W.

When Henry W. Johnson was born in 1845, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Johnson, was 40 and his mother, Mary Eliza Ford, was 26. He lived in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Johnson
1805–1877
Mary Eliza Ford
1819–1891
Henry W. Johnson
1845–
James Peter Greenlee Johnson
1847–1927
James P. Johnson
1847–
Stephen Jackson Johnson
1848–1933
Reuben Josiah Johnson
1851–1854
Benjamin Franklin Johnson
1853–1853
Martha Margaret Johnson
1855–1911
Clara Matilda Johnson
1857–1920
Pinkney Jordan Johnson
1859–1936
Delila Kisezar Johnson
1864–1893

Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin Franklin Johnson

    Male1805–1877Male

  • Female1819–1891Female

siblings

(10)

  • Male1845–Male

  • James Peter Greenlee Johnson

    Male1847–1927Male

  • James P. Johnson

    Male1847–Male

  • Stephen Jackson Johnson

    Male1848–1933Male

  • Reuben Josiah Johnson

    Male1851–1854Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 15

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 31

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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 (2)

  • Henry W Johnson in household of Benjamin Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Johnson in household of Benjamin Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"

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