Bertha Edna Johnson

16 January 1880–17 April 1962 (Age 82)
Fairmount Township, Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life of Bertha Edna

When Bertha Edna Johnson was born on 16 January 1880, in Fairmount Township, Pike, Illinois, United States, her father, Maro Johnson, was 25 and her mother, Emma Landis Hobbs, was 25. She married Charles Frederick Hofsess on 5 March 1902, in Perry Township, Pike, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Buckhorn, Brown, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Lee Township, Brown, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 April 1962, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Charles Frederick Hofsess
1879–1943
Bertha Edna Johnson
1880–1962
Marriage: 5 March 1902
Lozelle Hofsess
1910–1995

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 March 1902
Perry Township, Pike, Illinois, United States
children

(1)

    Lozelle Hofsess

    Male1910–1995Male

Parents and Siblings

    Maro Johnson

    Male1854–1931Male

    Emma Landis Hobbs

    Female1854–1929Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1874–1961Female

    Lela B Johnson

    Female1875–Female

    Female1880–1962Female

    Cathe Johnson

    Female1880–Female

    James R. Johnson

    Male1882–1888Male

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 22

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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)

  • Bertha Hofsess in household of Charles Hofsess, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bertha Hofsess in household of Charles Hofsess, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bertha Hofsess in household of Charley Hofsess, "United States Census, 1920"

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