Reece Kelly Johnson

15 January 1901–19 August 1964 (Age 63)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Reece Kelly

When Reece Kelly Johnson was born on 15 January 1901, in Virginia, United States, his father, Elisha Preston Johnson, was 23 and his mother, Mallie May Lester, was 17. He married Audrey Roush on 8 October 1921. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Bath Township, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Fairborn, Bath Township, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 19 August 1964, in Fairborn, Greene, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Fairborn, Greene, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reece Kelly Johnson
1901–1964
Audrey Roush
1901–1984
Marriage: 8 October 1921
Madge Johnson
1929–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1921
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility
    Age 16
    Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 17
    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 Middle English and Older Scots personal name Johan, Jo(h)n (see John ) + -son. It was often interchanged with Jenson and Janson . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Norwegian, Danish, or North German Johnsen , Johannesen , Johannsen , Johansen , Jansen , Jantzen , and Jensen , Swedish Johnsson (see below), Johansson , Jonsson , and Jansson , Dutch Janssen , German Janz , Czech Jansa 1, and Slovenian Janša (see Jansa 2) and Janežič (see Janezic ). Johnson (including in the sense 2 below) is the second most frequent surname in the US. It is also the second most common surname among Native Americans and a very common surname among African Americans.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Johnsson: patronymic from the personal name John, a variant of Jon (see John ). Compare 1 above.History: Surname Johnson was brought independently to North America by many different bearers from the 17th and 18th centuries onward. Andrew Johnson (1808–75), 17th president of the US, was born in Raleigh, NC, the younger son of Jacob Johnson and Mary (or Polly) McDonough. Little is known of his ancestors. The 36th president, Lyndon B. Johnson, dates his American forebears back seven generations to James Johnston (sic) (born c. 1662) who lived at Currowaugh, Nansemond, and Isle of Wight counties, VA. — Noted early bearers also include Marmaduke Johnson (died 1674), a printer who came from England to MA in 1660; Edward Johnson (1598–1672), a colonial chronicler who was baptized at St. George's parish, Canterbury, England, and emigrated to Boston in 1630; and Sir Nathaniel Johnson (c. 1645–1713), a colonial governor of Carolina, who came from County Durham, England.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Jantzen
    John
    Jeansonne
    Jonson

    Sources (9)

    • Reece K Johnson in household of Preston Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Reece Kelly Johnson in entry for Jack Marvin Ingram and Madge Johnson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
    • Reese K Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"

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