Mary Isabella Johnson

9 January 1903–7 September 1983 (Age 80)
Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States

The Life of Mary Isabella

When Mary Isabella Johnson was born on 9 January 1903, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, her father, William Russell Johnson, was 29 and her mother, Alice Staples, was 23. She married Austin Lorraine Nelson on 1 August 1928, in Vale, Malheur, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 7 September 1983, in Lake Jackson, Brazoria, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Clute, Brazoria, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Austin Lorraine Nelson
Mary Isabella Johnson
Marriage: 1 August 1928
William Riley Nelson
Wilma Jean Nelson

Spouse and Children

1 August 1928
Vale, Malheur, Oregon, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 2

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Mamie Johnson in household of William R Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Isabella Johnson, "Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911"
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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