Lillian Ann Wasson

Female9 December 1912–20 October 2000

Brief Life History of Lillian Ann

When Lillian Ann Wasson was born on 9 December 1912, in Nichols, Muscatine, Iowa, United States, her father, Samuel Edgar Wasson, was 28 and her mother, Gertrude Ida Martin, was 31. She married Everett Samuel Johnston on 17 August 1932, in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Wapello Township, Louisa, Iowa, United States in 1940 and Oakland Township, Louisa, Iowa, United States in 1950. She died on 20 October 2000, in Columbus Junction, Louisa, Iowa, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, Louisa, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Everett Samuel Johnston
1912–1985
Lillian Ann Wasson
1912–2000
Marriage: 17 August 1932
Walter Keith Johnston
1937–2013
Forest Edgar Johnston
1942–1974
Lawrence Johnston
1953–2013

Sources (15)

  • Lillian Johnston, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lilian Anna Wasson, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Lillian Johnston, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1932Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

    Age 1

    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.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 23

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: of Norman origin, a variant of Wason 1. This form of the surname is more common in Ireland than Britain. It has been established in the county of Antrim since the late 17th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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