Ragnhild Johnson

1873–24 April 1953 (Age 80)

The Life of Ragnhild

When Ragnhild Johnson was born in 1873, in Norway, her father, Joseph Johnson, was 39 and her mother, Thora Johnson, was 25. She married Hans Martinus Hanson Grone on 12 December 1899, in Polk, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Winsor Township, Clearwater, Minnesota, United States in 1930. She died on 24 April 1953, in Bagley, Clearwater, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Berner, Clearwater, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Martinus Hanson Grone
Ragnhild Johnson
Marriage: 12 December 1899
John Tyler Grone
Elmer Oliver Grone
Henry Martinus Grone
Ole R Grone
Carl Grone
Hannah Agnetha Grone

Spouse and Children

    Hans Martinus Hanson Grone



12 December 1899
Polk, Minnesota, United States



    Elmer Oliver Grone



    Ole R Grone


    Carl Grone


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Johnson


    Thora Johnson




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 2

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Raghild Gerna in household of Hans Gerna, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rangoril Grone in household of Hans H Grone, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ragnhild Johnson in entry for Ole Grone, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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