Viola Sue Johnson

16 December 1908–6 February 2010 (Age 101)
Barry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Viola Sue

When Viola Sue Johnson was born on 16 December 1908, in Barry, Missouri, United States, her father, Samuel Greenberry Johnson, was 32 and her mother, Ida Melvina Melton, was 28. She married Earle Tamblyn HOWEY on 18 May 1933, in Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 6 February 2010, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 101.

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Family Time Line

Earle Tamblyn HOWEY
Viola Sue Johnson
Marriage: 18 May 1933
Earle Jr
Fredrick Hamilton Howey

Spouse and Children

18 May 1933
Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska, United States


    Earle Jr


    Fredrick Hamilton Howey


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 23

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 27

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Viola Johnson in household of Samul G Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Viola J Howey in household of Eva T Howey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viola Johnson in household of Samuel Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"

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