Willis Johnson

1858–1920 (Age 62)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Willis

When Willis Johnson was born in 1858, in Ohio, United States, his father, Henry Clay Johnson, was 25 and his mother, Harriet Cypher, was 20. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Emma Lee. He lived in Grafton, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States in 1880 and Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years. He died after 1920, at the age of 63.

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Willis Johnson
Emma Lee
Pauline L Johnson
Harry Johnson
Lucile Johnson
Hellen Johnson
Lawernce Lowell Johnson
Harry L Johnson
Marian Johnson

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    Lucile Johnson


    Hellen Johnson


    Lawernce Lowell Johnson


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 2

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 9

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 17

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Willis L Johnson in household of Henry Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Willis L Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willis Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"

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