York Guernsey Johnson

2 October 1913–13 April 1995 (Age 81)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of York Guernsey

When York Guernsey Johnson was born on 2 October 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Rufus David Johnson, was 30 and his mother, Maude Emma Ericson, was 26. He had at least 1 daughter with Donna Darlene Gibson. He lived in Utah, United States for about 5 years and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 13 April 1995, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

York Guernsey Johnson
1913–1995
Donna Darlene Gibson
1914–1977
Judith Gibson Johnson
1944–

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Judith Gibson Johnson

    Female1944–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · No-Ni-Shee Arch

Age 3

The No-Ni-Shee Arch was a temporary archway near the intersection of Main Street and South Temple in downtown Salt Lake City. The archway was built in 1916 for the Wizard of the Wasatch festival. The name No-Ni-Shee was derived from a mythical American Indian Salt Princess. Her tears caused the Great Salt Lake to be salty. The arch was dedicated to her and sprayed with salt water so that salt eventually crystallized on Main Street. The Wizard’s carnivals enlivened Utah’s summers for several years. The last Wizard of the Wasatch carnival was held in 1916, on the eve of World War I.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • York G Johnson in household of Rufus David Johnson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • York Guernsey Johnson in household of Rufus David Johnson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • York Y Johnson in household of Rufus I Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"

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