Sam V. Johnson

about 1861–
Nevada, United States

The Life of Sam V.

Sam V. Johnson was born about 1861, in Nevada, United States. He married Fanny Constantia Wessman about 1919, in United States. He lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1920.

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Sam V. Johnson
1861–
Fanny Constantia Wessman
1873–1949
Marriage: about 1919

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1919
United States

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 8

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 35

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.

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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  • Sam V Johnson in household of Henry E Stury, "United States Census, 1920"

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