Jennie Marie Johnson

23 March 1893–7 October 1985 (Age 92)
Colo, Story, Iowa, United States

The Life of Jennie Marie

When Jennie Marie Johnson was born on 23 March 1893, in Colo, Story, Iowa, United States, her father, Anthon Gustavus John Kristiansen, was 29 and her mother, Gurine Ambjornsdatter Espevaer erver, was 28. She married Herman Alvin Wallis on 12 November 1920, in McCallsburg, Story, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Warren Township, Story, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Union Township, Crawford, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 7 October 1985, in Steelville, Crawford, Missouri, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Salem, Dent, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herman Alvin Wallis
Jennie Marie Johnson
Marriage: 12 November 1920
Ernest James Wallis
Lloyd Wallis
Arthur Wallis

Spouse and Children

12 November 1920
McCallsburg, Story, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Anthon Gustavus John Kristiansen


    Gurine Ambjornsdatter Espevaer erver




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 11

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Jenny M Wallis in household of Herman A Wallis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jennie Johnson in household of Anton Gustav Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie M Johnson in household of Anton G Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"

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