Enoch Gustave Johnson

28 October 1894–29 March 1985 (Age 90)
Wheeler Township, Lyon, Iowa, United States

The Life of Enoch Gustave

When Enoch Gustave Johnson was born on 28 October 1894, in Wheeler Township, Lyon, Iowa, United States, his father, Alfred Anders Johnson, was 42 and his mother, Hattie Lovisa Lindquist, was 32. He married Esther Jane Leonard on 18 June 1924, in Garland, Seward, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Blaine Township, Ida, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Hayes Township, Ida, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 March 1985, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Kiron Cemetery, Kiron, Crawford, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enoch Gustave Johnson
Esther Jane Leonard
Marriage: 18 June 1924
Robert L Johnson

Spouse and Children

18 June 1924
Garland, Seward, Nebraska, United States


    Robert L Johnson


Parents and Siblings

    Alfred Anders Johnson


    Hattie Lovisa Lindquist




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 19

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Enoch G Johnson in household of Elmer L Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Enock Johnson in household of Alfred Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Enoch G Johnson, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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