Ola Celia Johnson

1897–26 February 1990 (Age 93)
Atlanta, Macon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ola Celia

When Ola Celia Johnson was born in 1897, in Atlanta, Macon, Missouri, United States, her father, Elmer Festus Johnson, was 26 and her mother, Louella Racy Mason, was 23. She married Lenna Laurin Powell on 5 September 1916, in Macon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Macon, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Macon, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 26 February 1990, in Winchester, New Madrid, Missouri Territory, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in La Plata, Macon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lenna Laurin Powell
1894–1977
Ola Celia Johnson
1897–1990
Marriage: 5 September 1916
Dean Spencer Powell
1919–1999
Marjorie Lou Powell Stone
1927–2016

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 September 1916
Macon, Missouri, United States
children

(2)

    Male1919–1999Male

    Marjorie Lou Powell Stone

    Female1927–2016Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 7

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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Ola C Powell in household of L L Powell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ola Powell in household of Laurin Powell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ola C Johnson, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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