Faye Johnson

26 March 1913–13 July 1996 (Age 83)
Elliott, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Faye

When Faye Johnson was born on 26 March 1913, in Elliott, Kentucky, United States, her father, Charles Johnson, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Ethel Brown, was 22. She married Christian John Reschar on 17 August 1940, in Grayson, Carter, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Magisterial District 3 Olive Hill, Carter, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 13 July 1996, in Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States.

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Christian John Reschar
Faye Johnson
Marriage: 17 August 1940
Robert Reschar
John Reschar

Spouse and Children

17 August 1940
Grayson, Carter, Kentucky, United States


    Robert Reschar


    John Reschar


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 13

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Fay Johnson in household of Cha?Les Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Faye Johnson in household of Charley Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fay Miller, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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