Lora May Johnson

4 October 1854–28 February 1900 (Age 45)
Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Lora May

When Lora May Johnson was born on 4 October 1854, in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, her father, Guy Carlton Johnson, was 32 and her mother, Frances C. Hatch, was 23. She married John Milton Brumbaugh on 27 March 1879, in Elkhart, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Center Township, Marion, Kansas, United States in 1880. She died on 28 February 1900, in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, at the age of 45.

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John Milton Brumbaugh
Lora May Johnson
Marriage: 27 March 1879
Frances Elain Brumbaugh
Katherine Brumbaugh

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus
Age 2
The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.
Age 9
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 13
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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 (4)

  • Lora M Brumbaugh in household of John M Brumbaugh, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lora Mae Johnson in entry for Frances Elain Brumbaugh, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
  • Lora Mae Johnson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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