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Sarah A. Unknown (Johnson) 



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Sarah A. Unknown (Johnson)
1828 - 1900
(Shown at age 32)
Sarah A. Unknown (Johnson) was born about 1828 in an unknown place and died about 1900 somewhere in Ohio. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 72 years old.

She married William Johnson.
Census7/19/1860 West Township OH ( Columbiana County) 32 yrs old 
# 1344 - Wm Johnson (age 51), Sarah A. Johnson (31), Orlando Johnson (21), Wm H. Johnson (13), Kate C. Johnson (12) and Lydia Johnson (7). William, Orlando,Willam Jr. & Lydia were born in OH,Sarah was born in MO and Kate in PA.In the box check for black or mulatto there is a check for William and Orlando. William is a farmer, his estate is values at $275 and personal at $400. 
Census8/16/1870 Weathersfield OH (Trumbull County) 42 yrs old 
# 644 - William Johnson (age 60), Sarah A. Johnson (42), Orlando Johnson (34),Sauna S.(hard to read?) (17)Chaunce Kate Johnson (19). William, Orlando,Sauna were born in OH,Sarah was born in MO and Kate in TN. William and Orlando are Tanners, Chaunce Kate is a domestic servent. William estate is values personal at $1000.  
Census6/18/1880 District 210, Weathersfield OH (Tumbull County) 52 yrs old 
#356, 361 - William (age 70) & Sarah (age 52). William was born in Ohio, his father in Maryland and mother in Pennsylvania. Sarah was born in Missouri. William is a tanner and Sarah keeps house.  

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2 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
11 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
16 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
25 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
28 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
31 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
37 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
41 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
49 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
51 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
61 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
67 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
69 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
72 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
72 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
6 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
33 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
34 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
54 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
57 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
2 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
7 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
9 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
12 1840 Oregon Trail is established
14 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
27 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
32 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
34 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
35 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
37 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
40 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
47 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
48 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
5 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
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William & Sarah
William & Sarah

William Johnson
Born on November 8, 1809 and died on July 16, 1885.
They were married 1/1/1860.

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