Phylis Johnson

5 April 1920–14 January 2014 (Age 93)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Phylis

When Phylis Johnson was born on 5 April 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Abia Ezekiel Johnson, was 55 and her mother, Vivian Lemmon, was 37. She married Orson Woodrow Parsons on 5 December 1938, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died on 14 January 2014, in Palm Desert, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Orson Woodrow Parsons
Phylis Johnson
Marriage: 5 December 1938

Spouse and Children

5 December 1938
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 3

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 25

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

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)

  • Phylis Johnson in household of Wallace Shields, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Phillis Parsons in household of Orson W Parsons, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Phylis Johnson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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