Nellie Frances Johnson

23 May 1893–5 March 1985 (Age 91)
Holdrege, Phelps, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Nellie Frances

When Nellie Frances Johnson was born on 23 May 1893, in Holdrege, Phelps, Nebraska, United States, her father, Peter August Johnson, was 36 and her mother, Augusta Andersdotter Esaiasson, was 29. She married Herbert Albert Isaacson on 29 October 1919, in Stanton, Montgomery, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 5 March 1985, in Stanton, Montgomery, Iowa, United States, at the age of 91.

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Herbert Albert Isaacson
Nellie Frances Johnson
Marriage: 29 October 1919
Herbert Clifford Isaacson

Spouse and Children

29 October 1919
Stanton, Montgomery, Iowa, United States


    Herbert Clifford Isaacson


Parents and Siblings

    Peter August Johnson


    Augusta Andersdotter Esaiasson




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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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 20

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

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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  • Nellie Frances Johnson, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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