Earl Cornelius Johnson

21 October 1901–6 August 1962 (Age 60)
Lickskillet, Putnam, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Earl Cornelius

When Earl Cornelius Johnson was born on 21 October 1901, in Lickskillet, Putnam, Missouri, United States, his father, William Cornelius Johnson, was 40 and his mother, Charlotte Emerson, was 34. He married Veva May Smith on 14 March 1921, in Boone, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Ames, Story, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Washington Township, Story, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 6 August 1962, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 60.

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Earl Cornelius Johnson
Veva May Smith
Marriage: 14 March 1921
Bernice Hazel Johnson
Leora Mae Johnson
Darlene Maxine Johnson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 March 1921Boone, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 3
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 17
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    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 (17)

    • Early Johnson in household of William Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Earl Johnson in household of William Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Earl Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"

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