James Calvin Johnson

20 June 1856–4 November 1940 (Age 84)
Saint Catharines, Grantham, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada

The Life of James Calvin

When James Calvin Johnson was born on 20 June 1856, in Saint Catharines, Grantham, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, his father, James Warner Johnson, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Flummerfelt, was 19. He married Martha Alberta Fuller on 21 December 1882, in Chippawa, Stamford, Welland, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Grantham, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 4 November 1940, in Merritton, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

James Calvin Johnson
Martha Alberta Fuller
Marriage: 21 December 1882
James Wesley Johnson
Harley Calvin Johnson
George M Johnson
Pearl Warren Johnson

Spouse and Children

21 December 1882
Chippawa, Stamford, Welland, Ontario, Canada


    James Wesley Johnson


    Harley Calvin Johnson


    George M Johnson


    Pearl Warren Johnson


Parents and Siblings

    James Warner Johnson


    Elizabeth Flummerfelt






    Jessie Alberta Johnston


    George Mortimer Johnson


    Charles Theodore Johnson


+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 11

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 13

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 27

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

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)

  • James C. Johnson in household of Jas. W. Johnson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • James V Johnson, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • James C Johnson in entry for Laverne Francis Kramer and Pearl Johnson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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