Bessie Johnson

11 June 1906–22 February 1994 (Age 87)
Pleasant Valley, Scott, Iowa, United States

The Life of Bessie

Bessie Johnson was born on 11 June 1906, in Pleasant Valley, Scott, Iowa, United States. She had at least 1 daughter with John R. Dailey. She lived in Pleasant Valley Township, Scott, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 22 February 1994, in Scott, Iowa, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Pleasant Valley, Scott, Iowa, United States.

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John R. Dailey
Bessie Johnson
Helen Frances Dailey

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 7

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Bessie Dailey in household of John Dailey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bessie M. Johnson Dailey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Bessie Johnson in entry for Kenneth Eugene Stewart and Helen Francis Dailey, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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