Lillian Mary Johnson

21 April 1885–26 April 1965 (Age 80)
Belgrade Township, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lillian Mary

When Lillian Mary Johnson was born on 21 April 1885, in Belgrade Township, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States, her father, George Walter Johnson, was 25 and her mother, Mary Melissa Budde, was 24. She married Chester Pearly Purrier on 23 November 1905, in Nicollet, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Nicollet, Minnesota, United States in 1884. She died on 26 April 1965, in Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Kerns, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Pearly Purrier
Lillian Mary Johnson
Marriage: 23 November 1905
Gilbert E Purrier
Fred H Purrier
Richard M Purrier
Leroy L Purrier
Edward G Purrier
Irma Lillie Purrier
David Woodrow Purrier

Spouse and Children

23 November 1905
Nicollet, Minnesota, United States


    Gilbert E Purrier


    Fred H Purrier


    Richard M Purrier


    Leroy L Purrier


    Irma Lillie Purrier


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Walter Johnson


    Mary Melissa Budde




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 8

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Lily M Purrier in household of Chester P Purrier, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lillian M Purrier in household of Chester P Purrier, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillie M Purrier in household of Chester P Purrier, "United States Census, 1930"

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