Absolem Ogletree Johnson

6 December 1918–12 December 1982 (Age 64)
Sylvania, DeKalb, Alabama, United States

The Life of Absolem Ogletree

When Absolem Ogletree Johnson was born on 6 December 1918, in Sylvania, DeKalb, Alabama, United States, his father, William Curtis Johnson, was 34 and his mother, Alice Caston, was 22. He married Willie Mae Tew on 18 February 1942, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 6 Wakefield, Marshall, Alabama, United States in 1920. He died on 12 December 1982, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Bee Branch, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States.

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Absolem Ogletree Johnson
Willie Mae Tew
Marriage: 18 February 1942

Spouse and Children

18 February 1942
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Curtis Johnson


    Alice Caston




    Murray Caston Johnson


    Not Named Johnson



World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 4

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 17

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • A O Johnson Jr. in household of A O Caston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • A O Johnson in household of Curtis Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jerry or A.O., "Find A Grave Index"

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