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
1856–1940
Martha Alberta Fuller
1864–1949
Marriage: 21 December 1882
James Wesley Johnson
1884–
Harley Calvin Johnson
1887–1919
George M Johnson
1889–
Pearl Warren Johnson
1892–

Spouse and Children

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

(4)

    James Wesley Johnson

    Male1884–Male

    Harley Calvin Johnson

    Male1887–1919Male

    George M Johnson

    Male1889–Male

    Pearl Warren Johnson

    Female1892–Female

Parents and Siblings

    James Warner Johnson

    Male1827–1921Male

    Elizabeth Flummerfelt

    Female1837–1883Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1853–1931Male

    Male1856–1940Male

    Jessie Alberta Johnston

    Female1858–1943Female

    George Mortimer Johnson

    Male1859–Male

    Charles Theodore Johnson

    Male1862–1946Male

+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.
1869

Age 13

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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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