Royal Johnson

1870–
Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Royal

When Royal Johnson was born in 1870, in Kansas, United States, his father, Warren Lewis Johnson, was 39 and his mother, Ellen Jane Vannoy, was 36. He lived in Neosho Township, Morris, Kansas, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Warren Lewis Johnson
1831–1916
Ellen Jane Vannoy
1834–1904
George Washington Johnson
1859–1932
Carla Carrie JOHNSON
1866–1936
Bruce Johnson
1867–
Royal Johnson
1870–
Minnie Bell Johnson
1871–1905
Edgar Johnson
1873–
Fred Johnson
1876–

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 0
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded
Age 7
The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 31
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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 (2)

  • Royal Johnson in household of Waren Johnson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Royal Johnson - Government record: Census record

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