Ella Lalita Johnson

1863–12 February 1955 (Age 92)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Ella Lalita

When Ella Lalita Johnson was born in 1863, in Michigan, United States, her father, Matthew Johnson, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Anderson, was 32. She married William Nanskivil Ayres Jr on 13 October 1886, in Wallaceburg, Sombra, Kent, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Wallaceburg, Sombra, Lambton, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and Lorain, Black River Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 12 February 1955, in Charleston, Black River Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Charleston, Black River Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Nanskivil Ayres Jr
Ella Lalita Johnson
Marriage: 13 October 1886
Ruby Millman Ayres
William Harold Ayers

Spouse and Children

    William Nanskivil Ayres Jr



13 October 1886
Wallaceburg, Sombra, Kent, Ontario, Canada



    William Harold Ayers


Parents and Siblings

    Matthew Johnson


    Sarah Anderson




    Mary Elizabeth Johnson


    William Lionel Johnson


    Sarah Adeline Johnson


    Clarence Vearl Johnson



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 11

In January 1874, the village of Charleston officially became the village of Lorain.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 24

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

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 .)

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ella L Ayers in household of George M Anthony, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ella Ayres in household of William Ayres, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ella Ayers in household of William Ayers, "United States Census, 1930"

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