Magna Johnson

1895–1995 (Age 99)
Washburn, McLean, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Magna

When Magna Johnson was born on 7 September 1895, in Washburn, McLean, North Dakota, United States, her father, Bersvend Ben Johansson, was 35 and her mother, Ida Josephine Johnson, was 31. She married Theodore Johnson on 9 May 1915, in McLean, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in McLean, North Dakota, United States for about 30 years and Township 145 Range 81, McLean, North Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 7 May 1995, at the age of 99, and was buried in Washburn, McLean, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theodore Johnson
Magna Johnson
Marriage: 9 May 1915
Everett Johnson
Alma Johnson
Arlie Hanson
Carolene Johnson
Elda Johnson
Ione Johnson
June Johnson
Margaret Johnson
Rose Johnson
Vernon K Johnson
Ervin E Johnson
Arlan Johnson
Eldred L Johnson

Spouse and Children

    Theodore Johnson



9 May 1915
McLean, North Dakota, United States


    Everett Johnson


    Vernon K Johnson


    Ervin E Johnson


    Arlan Johnson


    Eldred L Johnson


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Bersvend Ben Johansson


    Ida Josephine Johnson




+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 28

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Magna Johnson in household of Theodore Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Magna Johnson in household of Theodore Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Magna Johnson in household of Theador Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"

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