LaVerde Johnson

18 March 1920–15 April 2012 (Age 92)
Blanding, San Juan, Utah, United States

The Life of LaVerde

When LaVerde Johnson was born on 18 March 1920, in Blanding, San Juan, Utah, United States, her father, James Leroy Johnson, was 24 and her mother, Jennie Palmer, was 22. She married Anton Elwin Johnson on 18 March 1938, in Virden, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Supervisorial District 2, Greenlee, Arizona, United States in 1940 and World in 1960. She died on 15 April 2012, in Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Virden, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anton Elwin Johnson
1919–1943
LaVerde Johnson
1920–2012
Marriage: 18 March 1938
Helen Ruth Johnson
1939–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 March 1938
Virden, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 1

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
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.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • La Verde Johnson Capps in household of Walter Wayne Capps, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Laverda Johnson in household of Antone Elwin Johnson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Laverde Johnson Capps in household of Walter Wayne Capps, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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