Leslie B Johnson

10 September 1897–22 February 1974 (Age 76)
Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Leslie B

When Leslie B Johnson was born on 10 September 1897, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles "Charley" Leslie Johnson, was 22 and his mother, Ida Elizabeth Williams, was 18. He had at least 1 son with Minnie Dell Ballard. He lived in Magisterial District 1, Barren, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Charlestown, Clark, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died on 22 February 1974, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Leslie B Johnson
1897–1974
Minnie Dell Ballard
1902–1988
Paul L Johnson
1922–2008

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Paul L Johnson

    Male1922–2008Male

Parents and Siblings

    Charles "Charley" Leslie Johnson

    Male1875–1914Male

    Female1879–1954Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1897–1974Male

    Carl Raybon Johnson

    Male1899–1913Male

    Verda Mae Johnson

    Female1903–1977Female

    Female1905–1989Female

    Nellie Mary Johnson

    Female1907–1992Female

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 3

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Luby B Johnson in household of Charlie L Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leslie B Johnson in household of Charles L Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leslie B Johnson in entry for Paul Johnson and Sue M Same, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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