Genevieve Johnson

5 January 1907–11 January 1995 (Age 88)
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States

The Life Summary of Genevieve

When Genevieve Johnson was born on 5 January 1907, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, her father, Lee Grand Johnson, was 38 and her mother, Ida May Stanfill, was 32. She married Darrell Burt Brothers on 28 July 1926, in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, United States. She lived in West Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1920 and Spokane City, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 11 January 1995, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Darrell Burt Brothers
1904–1980
Genevieve Johnson
1907–1995
Marriage: 28 July 1926

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 July 1926Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 1
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
    1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington
    Age 3
    On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.
    1931
    Age 24
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Johan, Jo(h)n (see John ) + -son. It was often interchanged with Jenson and Janson . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Norwegian, Danish, or North German Johnsen , Johannesen , Johannsen , Johansen , Jansen , Jantzen , and Jensen , Swedish Johnsson (see below), Johansson , Jonsson , and Jansson , Dutch Janssen , German Janz , Czech Jansa 1, and Slovenian Janša (see Jansa 2) and Janežič (see Janezic ). Johnson (including in the sense 2 below) is the second most frequent surname in the US. It is also the second most common surname among Native Americans and a very common surname among African Americans.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Johnsson: patronymic from the personal name John, a variant of Jon (see John ). Compare 1 above.History: Surname Johnson was brought independently to North America by many different bearers from the 17th and 18th centuries onward. Andrew Johnson (1808–75), 17th president of the US, was born in Raleigh, NC, the younger son of Jacob Johnson and Mary (or Polly) McDonough. Little is known of his ancestors. The 36th president, Lyndon B. Johnson, dates his American forebears back seven generations to James Johnston (sic) (born c. 1662) who lived at Currowaugh, Nansemond, and Isle of Wight counties, VA. — Noted early bearers also include Marmaduke Johnson (died 1674), a printer who came from England to MA in 1660; Edward Johnson (1598–1672), a colonial chronicler who was baptized at St. George's parish, Canterbury, England, and emigrated to Boston in 1630; and Sir Nathaniel Johnson (c. 1645–1713), a colonial governor of Carolina, who came from County Durham, England.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Jantzen
    John
    Jeansonne
    Jonson

    Sources (13)

    • Johnson, "Washington Birth Records, 1869-1950"
    • Genevee Johnson in household of L Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Genevieve Johnson, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"

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