Naomi Desdia Trefethen

1896–1975 (Age 78)
Lucas, Russell, Kansas, United States

The Life of Naomi Desdia

When Naomi Desdia Trefethen was born on 7 November 1896, in Lucas, Russell, Kansas, United States, her father, Alfred Medcalf Trefethen, was 59 and her mother, Naomi Dalrymple, was 40. She married William W Johnston on 20 June 1914, in Dickinson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Hanover Township, Lincoln, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Center Township, Dickinson, Kansas, United States in 1930. She died on 2 September 1975, in Detroit, Dickinson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Naomi Desdia Trefethen
William W Johnston
Marriage: 20 June 1914
Berneta May Johnston
Ruth A Johnston
Harry W Johnston
Ila F Johnston
Elsie M Johnston
Charles W Johnston
Alfred M Johnston

Spouse & Children

20 June 1914
Dickinson, Kansas, United States


  • Berneta May Johnston


  • Ruth A Johnston


  • Harry W Johnston


  • Ila F Johnston


  • Elsie M Johnston


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Alfred Medcalf Trefethen


  • Naomi Dalrymple




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Cornish Trevethan .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Desdia N Trefethen in household of Alfred M Trefethen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Desdea N Trefethen in household of Alfred Trefethen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Desdia N Johnston in household of William W Johnston, "United States Census, 1930"

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