Marajene Johnson

28 January 1936–1 August 2009 (Age 73)
Wadena, Wadena, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Marajene

When Marajene Johnson was born on 28 January 1936, in Wadena, Wadena, Minnesota, United States, her father, Sherman Oliver Johnson, was 46 and her mother, Lulu Ruth Hamm, was 35. She married James Lee Hays on 23 December 1951, in Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Otto Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States in 1940 and California, United States in 1979. She died on 1 August 2009, in La Vergne, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

James Lee Hays
Marajene Johnson
Marriage: 23 December 1951
Michael Stanley Hays

Spouse and Children

    James Lee Hays



23 December 1951
Alameda, California, United States


    Michael Stanley Hays


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 17

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 20

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

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)

  • Maragene Johnson in household of Sherman Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marajene N Johnson, "California Divorce Index, 1966-1984"
  • Marajene Miller, "Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005"

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