James Alford or Alfred Johnson

16 May 1898–16 February 1951 (Age 52)
Scott, Indiana, United States

The Life of James Alford or Alfred

When James Alford or Alfred Johnson was born on 16 May 1898, in Scott, Indiana, United States, his father, John R Johnson, was 28 and his mother, Lula Gray, was 31. He married Sylvia Gladys Lee on 21 December 1918, in Jackson, Indiana, United States. He died on 16 February 1951, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Crothersville Cemetery, Crothersville, Vernon Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States.

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James Alford or Alfred Johnson
Sylvia Gladys Lee
Marriage: 21 December 1918

Spouse and Children

21 December 1918
Jackson, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John R Johnson





World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 8

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • James A Johnson in household of John R Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James A Johnson in household of John Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Alfred Johnson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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