Martha Johnson

18 July 1897–18 March 1976 (Age 78)
Texas, United States

The Life of Martha

Martha Johnson was born on 18 July 1897, in Texas, United States as the daughter of Edward Fields Johnston and Nora Augusta Marshall. She died on 18 March 1976, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 78.

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Martha Johnson
1897–1976

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Parents and Siblings

    Edward Fields Johnston

    MaleMale

    Nora Augusta Marshall

    Female1870–1910Female

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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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
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.

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