Alice B. Johnson

about 1879–
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Alice B.

When Alice B. Johnson was born about 1879, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Martin Van Buren Johnson, was 39 and her mother, Louisa S Yates, was 37. She lived in Bordentown, Burlington, New Jersey, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Martin Van Buren Johnson
1840–1906
Louisa S Yates
1842–
Mary Johnson
1863–
Lillie B. Johnson
1869–
Alice B. Johnson
1879–
Lizzey E. Johnson
1873–

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World Events (8)

1879

Age 0

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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 (2)

  • Alice B Johnson in household of Martin Johnson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alice B. Johnson - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Alice B. Johnson

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