Letter to Achsa Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from William Johnson of Milan, Ohio from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Letter to Achsa Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from William Johnson of Milan, Ohio. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created on Tuesday, February 12, 1839.
This is a brief letter written to Achsa Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from her son, William M. Johnson, who was attending school in Milan, Ohio. In the letter, William talks about how is health has not been good but is improving. He then asks his mother to send some collars and drawers. Lastly, William asks her to have his father, Orange Johnson, send word when he is traveling nearby so that they can plan a visit.
Achsa Johnson was born Achsa Maynard on April 7, 1791. She was the daughter of Moses Maynard. In 1815, she married Orange Johnson (b. February 7, 1790 - d. November 28, 1876) a comb maker by trade from Connecticut. The comb business was very successful, and Achsa and Orange moved into their home at 956 High Street in 1816. They had three children, but only one, Mary, survived into adulthood. The family moved to Columbus in 1847, when their daughter married Francis Sessions.
William M. Johnson was the son of Orange and Achsa (Maynard) Johnson. He was born in 1818 and died in 1840.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is whs1014.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.40.
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