Phillip Henry Johnson

30 July 1867–27 April 1940 (Age 72)
Linden, Hennstedt, Norderdithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Phillip Henry

When Phillip Henry Johnson was born on 30 July 1867, in Linden, Hennstedt, Norderdithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, his father, Johann Jacob Groth, was 38 and his mother, Elsabe Johannsen, was 28. He married Eliza Ann Stocks in June 1905, in Skagway, Skagway Municipality and Borough, Unorganized Borough, Alaska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 27 April 1940, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Phillip Henry Johnson
Eliza Ann Stocks
Marriage: June 1905
Louisa Isabel Johnson
Phillip Norman Johnson
Robert William Johnson
Lawrence Henry Johnson
Elizabeth Amanda Johnson

Spouse and Children

June 1905
Skagway, Skagway Municipality and Borough, Unorganized Borough, Alaska, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Johann Jacob Groth


    Elsabe Johannsen




World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 22

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

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)

  • Philip H Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Phillip R Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Philip Henry Johnson, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"

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