Fannie Happy

8 March 1875–September 1939 (Age 64)
Marshall, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

The Life of Fannie

When Fannie Happy was born on 8 March 1875, in Marshall, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, her father, Hiram Happy, was 58 and her mother, Emma Louise Dean, was 30. She married Frederick M. Johnson on 4 March 1891, in Bloomer Township, Montcalm, Michigan, United States. She lived in Bloomer Township, Montcalm, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Crystal, Montcalm, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died in September 1939, in Carson City, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Carson City, Montcalm, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick M. Johnson
Fannie Happy
Marriage: 4 March 1891

Spouse and Children

    Frederick M. Johnson



4 March 1891
Bloomer Township, Montcalm, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Hiram Happy


    Emma Louise Dean




World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 28

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German, Dutch, or northern French Happe .2 English: nickname from the adjective happy.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Fannie Currier in household of William Currier, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fannie Currier in household of William Currier, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fannie Corier in household of William Corier, "United States Census, 1910"

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