Lowell Chalmers Johnson

21 July 1918–17 September 2009 (Age 91)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Lowell Chalmers

When Lowell Chalmers Johnson was born on 21 July 1918, in Ohio, United States, his father, Otto Corwin Johnson, was 25 and his mother, Helen Blanche Bishop, was 18. He married Isabelle Elizabeth Kern in October 1936. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Middlebury Township, Knox, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 17 September 2009, in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Johnsville, Perry Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lowell Chalmers Johnson
1918–2009
Isabelle Elizabeth Kern
1917–1985
Marriage: October 1936
Margaret Johnson
1937–2017
James Johnson
1940–2017
Michael Scott Johnson
1947–2018

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    October 1936
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    1920
    Age 2
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
    1942 · The Japanese American internment
    Age 24
    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    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 (7)

    • Lowell C Johnson, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Lowell C Johnson in household of Otto C Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lowell C Johnson in household of Otto C Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"

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