Mary Elizabeth Johnson

December 1882–28 September 1953 (Age 70)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Johnson was born in December 1882, in Missouri, United States, her father, William Carl Johnson, was 39 and her mother, Mary Catherine Frye, was 32. She married Horace Andrew Buzzard about 1900, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1920 and South Gate, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 28 September 1953, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Andrew Buzzard
1880–1935
Mary Elizabeth Johnson
1882–1953
Marriage: about 1900
Darwin Buzzard
1900–1966
Jack Buzzard
1904–1989
Nellie Fay Buzzard
1907–1995
Eva Delphine Buzzard
1909–1994
Sarah Bessie Buzzard
1916–1960

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1900
Missouri, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    William Carl Johnson

    Male1843–1916Male

    Mary Catherine Frye

    Female1850–1921Female

siblings

(21)

    Sarah C. Johnson

    Female1868–Female

    Male1870–1965Male

    Arthur G JOHNSON

    Male1873–Male

    John Leonard Johnson

    Male1874–Male

    Louisa Jennie Johnson

    Female1874–1943Female

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 9

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 22

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

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)

  • Elizabeth M Buzzard in household of Horace A Buzzard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Buzzard in household of Horace A Buzzard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Buzzard in household of H A Buzzard, "United States Census, 1920"

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