James Johnson

13 February 1877–9 February 1902 (Age 24)
Millard, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Johnson was born on 13 February 1877, in Millard, Utah, United States, his father, John Thomas Peterson Johnson, was 41 and his mother, Johanne Sophie Nielsen, was 26. He died on 9 February 1902, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States.

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John Thomas Peterson Johnson
Johanne Sophie Nielsen
Peter Didlon Johnson
Niels Johnson
John Johnson
Louis Johnson
Caroline Maria Johnson
James Johnson
Trena Janette Johnson
Sophie C Johnson
Walter Thomas Johnson
William H Johnson
Albert J. Johnson
Dora Dezene Johnson
Edna Johnson
Edwin Johnson

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 4
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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 5
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
Age 9
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • James Peterson in household of John T Peterson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Johnson in household of John Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Johnson, "Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001"

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