Eleanor Jane Johnson

9 July 1909–16 September 1978 (Age 69)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Eleanor Jane

When Eleanor Jane Johnson was born on 9 July 1909, in Arkansas, United States, her father, David Chilion Johnson, was 24 and her mother, Eleanor Cynthia Kathan, was 25. She married John Buckley Fershtand on 26 October 1939, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Tendal, Madison, Louisiana, United States in 1935 and San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1940. She died on 16 September 1978, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Buckley Fershtand
Eleanor Jane Johnson
Marriage: 26 October 1939
John Buckley Fershtand
Chris Fershtand
David Lee Fershtand

Spouse and Children

26 October 1939
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States


    John Buckley Fershtand


    David Lee Fershtand


    Chris Fershtand


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 13

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jane J Fershland in household of John B Fershland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jane Johnson in household of David C Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jane Fershtand in entry for John B Fershtand, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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