Carl Gustaf Johansson Johnson

22 September 1853–26 January 1939 (Age 85)
Nysund, Örebro, Sweden

The Life Summary of Carl Gustaf Johansson

When Carl Gustaf Johansson Johnson was born on 22 September 1853, in Nysund, Örebro, Sweden, his father, August Johansson, was 28 and his mother, Johanna Olsdotter, was 26. He married Mathilda Christina Vidlund on 26 July 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Georgia Township, Grant, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 3, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 26 January 1939, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Sandy City Cemetery, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Gustaf Johansson Johnson
1853–1939
Mathilda Christina Vidlund
1852–1935
Marriage: 26 July 1883
Lavon Matilda Johnson
1886–1960
Olga Augusta Johnson
1888–1976
Ellen Ottilla Johnson
1889–1890
Edith Harriet Johnson
1890–1891
Ethel Eugenia Johnson
1891–1961
Wilford Gustaf Johnson
1894–1948
Carl Morris Johnson
1895–1895
Esther C. Johnson
1897–1897

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 July 1883Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency
    Age 20
    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 23
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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 (24)

    • Carl G Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Carl G. Johnson in entry for Albert Olsen Kagen and Lavon Mathilda Johnson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Carl G Johnson in entry for Ethel Eugenia Johnson Blomquist, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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