George P. Johnson

15 July 1873–13 July 1900 (Age 26)
Vershire, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of George P.

When George P. Johnson was born on 15 July 1873, in Vershire, Orange, Vermont, United States, his father, John Foot Johnson, was 47 and his mother, Betsey Abigail Richardson, was 37. He married Mary Olivia Slack on 29 November 1894, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Thetford, Orange, Vermont, United States in 1900. He died on 13 July 1900, at the age of 26, and was buried in Post Mills, Thetford, Orange, Vermont, United States.

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George P. Johnson
Mary Olivia Slack
Marriage: 29 November 1894
Bernard Johnson

Spouse and Children

29 November 1894
Vermont, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 8

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 (3)

  • George Johnson in household of Hercy Slack, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Georgie P Johnson in household of John F Johnson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George P Johnson, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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