Leslie Amos Johnson

9 October 1911–27 February 1980 (Age 68)
Hart, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Leslie Amos

When Leslie Amos Johnson was born on 9 October 1911, in Hart, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jesse Amos Johnson, was 35 and his mother, Annie Laurie Mansfield, was 33. He married Desolee Louise Ramsey in Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 February 1980, in Clark, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leslie Amos Johnson
Desolee Louise Ramsey
Janice Jean Johnson

Spouse and Children


    Desolee Louise Ramsey


Clark, Indiana, United States


    Janice Jean Johnson


Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Amos Johnson


    Annie Laurie Mansfield




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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 2

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Leslie A Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leslie Johnson in household of Jess Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leslie Johnson in household of Jesse A Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"

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