Mary Viola Johnson

8 June 1888–4 February 1940 (Age 51)
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Viola

When Mary Viola Johnson was born on 8 June 1888, in Indiana, United States, her father, Thomas Ace Johnson, was 21 and her mother, Mary Louisa Lopp, was 15. She lived in Oakwood Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 4 February 1940, in Siskiyou, California, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Winema Cemetery, Weed, Siskiyou, California, United States.

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Thomas J KenKnight
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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 2
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
Age 13
Winema Cemetery LOCATION Weed, Siskiyou County, California, USA MEMORIALS 1,836 added (98% photographed)
1902 · So Much Farm Land
Age 14
A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

(1997: 610104;2007: 1329295; 2010: 1932812)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.

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

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Sources (6)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Viola Johnson - Government record: Census record: birth: June 1889; Indiana, United States
  • Viola Johnson in household of George Bebout, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Viola Kenknight, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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