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
Mary Elizabeth Johnson
Marriage: about 1900
Darwin Buzzard
Jack Buzzard
Nellie Fay Buzzard
Eva Delphine Buzzard
Sarah Bessie Buzzard

Spouse and Children

about 1900
Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Carl Johnson


    Mary Catherine Frye




    Sarah C. Johnson



    Arthur G JOHNSON


    John Leonard Johnson


    Louisa Jennie Johnson


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World Events (8)


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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