Edith G. Johnson

4 September 1881–16 January 1968 (Age 86)
Adams Township, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States

The Life of Edith G.

When Edith G. Johnson was born on 4 September 1881, in Adams Township, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, her father, Orton L. Johnson, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Wheaton, was 22. She married John William MacQueen on 16 March 1904, in Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Hudson, Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 16 January 1968, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

John William MacQueen
Edith G. Johnson
Marriage: 16 March 1904
Oren J Macqueen
Paul Orton MacQueen

Spouse and Children

16 March 1904
Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, United States



    Paul Orton MacQueen


Parents and Siblings

    Orton L. Johnson


    Sarah Wheaton




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 6

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

Age 23

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Edith G Macqueen in household of John W Macqueen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith G Mac Queen in household of John W Mac Queen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith E Mcqueen in household of John W Mcqueen, "United States Census, 1910"

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