John Sylvester Johnson

4 July 1916–September 1971 (Age 55)
Glade Spring, Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of John Sylvester

When John Sylvester Johnson was born on 4 July 1916, in Glade Spring, Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, Clinton Martin Johnson, was 45 and his mother, Victoria Poole, was 32. He married Myrtle Elizabeth Ferguson on 17 February 1969, in Washington, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Glade Spring Magisterial District, Washington, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died in September 1971, in Glade Spring, Washington, Virginia, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Glade Spring, Washington, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Sylvester Johnson
Myrtle Elizabeth Ferguson
Marriage: 17 February 1969
Timothy Lee Johnson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 February 1969Washington, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
    1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility
    Age 1
    Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
    Age 15
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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 (9)

    • Sylvester Johnson in household of Clint M Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Sylvester Johnson in household of Clint M Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Sylvester Johnson, "Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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