Helen Fay Johnson

1870–about 13 April 1957 (Age 87)
Naples, Scott, Illinois, United States

The Life of Helen Fay

When Helen Fay Johnson was born in 1870, in Naples, Scott, Illinois, United States, her father, George E. Johnson, was 28 and her mother, Anna M. Hyatt, was 22. She married Charles Edward Almy on 2 October 1895, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Scott, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. She died about 13 April 1957, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edward Almy
Helen Fay Johnson
Marriage: 2 October 1895
Dean Johnson Almy
Charles Edward Almy Jr

Spouse and Children

    Charles Edward Almy



2 October 1895
Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States



    Charles Edward Almy Jr


Parents and Siblings

    George E. Johnson


    Anna M. Hyatt





    Mabel Johnson


    Edward Smith Johnson


    Lucy E. Johnson



World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 1

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 23

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

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)

  • Hden F. Johnson in household of George E. Johnson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Helen J Almy in household of Charles E Almy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen T Almy in household of Charles E Almy, "United States Census, 1920"

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