Edgar Floyd Johnson

4 November 1877–24 December 1959 (Age 82)
Mill Shoals, White, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edgar Floyd

When Edgar Floyd Johnson was born on 4 November 1877, in Mill Shoals, White, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Honduras Johnson, was 26 and his mother, Jemima Nelson, was 21. He married Mariah Catherine Bowers on 11 May 1914, in Jackson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Blairsville, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Murphysboro, Jackson, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 24 December 1959, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fairview Christian Church Cemetery, Murphysboro, Jackson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Floyd Johnson
Mariah Catherine Bowers
Marriage: 11 May 1914
Joseph Andrew Johnson
Helen Marie Johnson
Bula May Johnson
Ruby Laroine Johnson

Spouse and Children


    Mariah Catherine Bowers


11 May 1914
Jackson, Illinois, United States



    Helen Marie Johnson


    Bula May Johnson


    Ruby Laroine Johnson


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Honduras Johnson


    Jemima Nelson





    Annie Johnson


    Julia Johnson


    Edna 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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 8

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Edgar Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edgar Johnson in household of Joseph H Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edgar F Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"

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