Eliza Elnora Sampson

18 February 1885–7 May 1969 (Age 84)
Glenwood, Sevier, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Eliza Elnora

When Eliza Elnora Sampson was born on 18 February 1885, in Glenwood, Sevier, Utah Territory, United States, her father, William Claudius Townsend Sampson, was 45 and her mother, Margaret Lawrenson, was 39. She married Joseph Arthur Johnson on 13 October 1904, in Glenwood, Sevier, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Spring Canyon, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 7 May 1969, in Spring Glen, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Helper, Carbon, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Arthur Johnson
Eliza Elnora Sampson
Marriage: 13 October 1904
Arthur Romeril Johnson
Wesley C Johnson
Reha Johnson
Genevieve Johnson
Leo Johnson
Virginia Johnson
La Var Johnson
Lyle W. Johnson
Calvin Johnson
Wayne Johnson

Spouse and Children

13 October 1904
Glenwood, Sevier, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 11

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 22

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and Jewish: variant of Samson . The -p- was introduced in the Greek transliteration of the Hebrew name Shimshon. The English surname has also long been established in Ireland. In North America, this name has absorbed other European cognates, for example Greek Sampsonakis, Sampsonides.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nora Johnston in household of Arther Johnston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eliza Elnora Sampson Johnson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eliza Elnora Sampson Johnson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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