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
1877–1959
Mariah Catherine Bowers
1894–1939
Marriage: 11 May 1914
Joseph Andrew Johnson
1915–1992
Helen Marie Johnson
1917–
Bula May Johnson
1919–1921
Ruby Laroine Johnson
1926–

Spouse and Children

    Male1877–1959Male

    Mariah Catherine Bowers

    Female1894–1939Female

MARRIAGE
11 May 1914
Jackson, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

    Male1915–1992Male

    Helen Marie Johnson

    Female1917–Female

    Bula May Johnson

    Female1919–1921Female

    Ruby Laroine Johnson

    Female1926–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Honduras Johnson

    Male1851–1931Male

    Jemima Nelson

    Female1856–1936Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1877–1959Male

    Annie Johnson

    Female1880–Female

    Julia Johnson

    Female1883–1897Female

    Edna Johnson

    Female1885–1890Female

    Male1887–1977Male

+4 More Children

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.

Possible Related Names

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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