Margaret Quinn De Shazo

22 April 1901–18 June 1973 (Age 72)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Margaret Quinn De

When Margaret Quinn De Shazo was born on 22 April 1901, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, John William DeShazo, was 30 and her mother, Mary Jane Cavanagh, was 25. She married Fred Johnson on 23 April 1917. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1901 and Reno Township, Washoe, Nevada, United States in 1940. She died on 18 June 1973, at the age of 72.

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Fred Johnson
Margaret Quinn De Shazo
Marriage: 23 April 1917
Fred Johnson
Alice Katherine Johnson
Betty Jane Johnson

Spouse and Children

23 April 1917


    Fred Johnson


    Alice Katherine Johnson


    Betty Jane Johnson


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

Age 1

Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

Age 19

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Castilianized form of Basque Zuhatzu, habitational name from places in Araba and Navarre named Zuhatzu, from Basque zu(h)aitz ‘tree’ + the collective suffix -zu, tsu.

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Johnson in household of Robert F Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Q Johnson in household of Robert Fred Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret Armes in entry for Mrs Mary Jane Cavanah Garlick, "Utah, Brigham City Family History Center, Obituary Collection, 1930-2015"

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