Cole Samuel Johnson

18 January 1896–7 April 1964 (Age 68)
Peebles, Adams, Ohio, United States

The Life of Cole Samuel

When Cole Samuel Johnson was born on 18 January 1896, in Peebles, Adams, Ohio, United States, his father, George Will Johnson, was 27 and his mother, Rose Ella Wittenmyer, was 25. He married Laura Bell Shoemaker on 14 September 1917, in Adams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Richland MM, Clinton, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Adams, Ohio, United States in 1964. He died on 7 April 1964, in Peebles, Adams, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Locust Grove Cemetery, Adams, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cole Samuel Johnson
Laura Bell Shoemaker
Marriage: 14 September 1917
Roy S Johnson
Thelma Lucille Johnson
George Thomas Johnson
Annalee Johnson
Willogene Johnson
Cole Samuel Johnson

Spouse and Children

14 September 1917
Adams, Ohio, United States


    Roy S Johnson



    George Thomas Johnson


    Annalee Johnson


    Willogene Johnson


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    Edna Lee Johnson


    William Hollyer Johnson




    Earl Johnson


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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.

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)

  • Cole S Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cole S Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel C Johnson in household of George Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"

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