Josephine Inez Johnson

29 February 1896–2 October 1981 (Age 85)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Josephine Inez

When Josephine Inez Johnson was born on 29 February 1896, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Thomas Johnson, was 49 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Rollins, was 41. She married Karl John Hawkins Sr. on 3 May 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 2 October 1981, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Karl John Hawkins Sr.
1894–1990
Josephine Inez Johnson
1896–1981
Marriage: 3 May 1922
Myrtle Jessie Hawkins
1923–2020
Harold J Hawkins
–2016
George Wilbur Hawkins
1925–2012
Karl John Hawkins Jr
1926–2006
Harold Johnson Hawkins
1935–2016
Dorothy Bee Hawkins
1938–1976

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 May 1922Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    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.
    1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens
    Age 2
    The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: patronymic from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Johan, Jo(h)n (see John ) + -son. It was often interchanged with Jenson and Janson . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Norwegian, Danish, or North German Johnsen , Johannesen , Johannsen , Johansen , Jansen , Jantzen , and Jensen , Swedish Johnsson (see below), Johansson , Jonsson , and Jansson , Dutch Janssen , German Janz , Czech Jansa 1, and Slovenian Janša (see Jansa 2) and Janežič (see Janezic ). Johnson (including in the sense 2 below) is the second most frequent surname in the US. It is also the second most common surname among Native Americans and a very common surname among African Americans.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Johnsson: patronymic from the personal name John, a variant of Jon (see John ). Compare 1 above.History: Surname Johnson was brought independently to North America by many different bearers from the 17th and 18th centuries onward. Andrew Johnson (1808–75), 17th president of the US, was born in Raleigh, NC, the younger son of Jacob Johnson and Mary (or Polly) McDonough. Little is known of his ancestors. The 36th president, Lyndon B. Johnson, dates his American forebears back seven generations to James Johnston (sic) (born c. 1662) who lived at Currowaugh, Nansemond, and Isle of Wight counties, VA. — Noted early bearers also include Marmaduke Johnson (died 1674), a printer who came from England to MA in 1660; Edward Johnson (1598–1672), a colonial chronicler who was baptized at St. George's parish, Canterbury, England, and emigrated to Boston in 1630; and Sir Nathaniel Johnson (c. 1645–1713), a colonial governor of Carolina, who came from County Durham, England.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Jantzen
    John
    Jeansonne
    Jonson

    Sources (26)

    • Josephine Johusen in entry for Elizabeth Hawkins, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Josephine Johnsen in household of Joseph F Johnsen, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Josephine Inez Johnson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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