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Herman JOHNSON

Male 1897 - 1964  (67 years)


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  • Name Herman JOHNSON 
    Born 22 Apr 1897  Secor, Woodford, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Nov 1964  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Logan Cemetery, Logan, Harrison, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • South Dakota Marriage License:
      Date of Marriage: Feb. 20, 1920
      Husband: Herman Johnson
      Residence: Remsen, Iowa, Plymouth County
      Age: 22
      Nationality: Native
      Wife: Rachel Vik
      Residence: Dell Rapids, S.D., Minnehaha County
      Age: 18
      Nationality: Norway
      Officiating: H. J. Glenn, Ordained Clergyman

      1930 U.S. Federal Census:
      Iowa: Dubuque: Julien: District 26
      Johnson, Herman, head, rents, $25, 32, 22 yrs of age at time of first marriage, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, Mother born in Germany, postal clerk, railway mail;
      Ragnhild J., wife, 28, first married at age 18, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway, came to the U.S. in 1905, naturalized citizen;
      Evelyn M., daughter, 6, single, born in Iowa, father born in Illinois, mother born in Iowa.

      1940 U.S. Federal Census: Iowa: Pottawattamie: Council Bluffs
      3501 Avenue B
      Johnson, Herman, head, 42, married, born in Illinois, lived in same place 5 years earlier, mail clerk-railway, government;
      Rae, wife, 38, married, born in Norway, lived in same place 5 years earlier;
      Evelyn, daughter, 16, single, born in Iowa, lived in same place 5 years earlier;
      Georgia, daughter, 5, single, born in Iowa, lived in same place 5 years earlier.

      Obituary, Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Monday Evening, November 9, 1964:
      "Herman Johnson
      Herman Johnson, 67, 3410 Avenue D, died Sunday at a local hospital following several months of illness.
      Born at Secor, Ill., he had resided more than 35 years in Council Bluffs. Mr. Johnson retired in 1962 after 30 years as a railway postal clerk.
      He was a member of Dodge Memorial Congregational Church and the Railway Association of Postal Clerks. Mr. Johnson also was a member of Gen. Mathew A. Tinley Barracks 1086, World War I Veterans.
      Survivors include:
      Widow, Kathryn M.; two daughters, Mrs. Tal (Evelyn) Jones of Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. Richard (Georgia Lee) Longhom of Bothell, Wash.; two sons, Dwaine L. Plummer of Council Bluffs and Donald D. Plummer of Omaha.
      Three brothers, George of Lamberton, Minn., Johannes of Council Bluffs and Harm of Marcus; three sisters, Mrs. Katherine Dunn and Mrs. Elsie Melvet, both of Omaha, and Mrs. Erma Wilcox of Marcus; and five grandchildren.
      Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Meyer Chapel. The Rev. R. O. Barber, pastor of Dodge Memorial Congregational Church, will officiate. Graveside millitary services will be at the Logan cemetery.
      The family suggested memorials may be made to the Dodge Church."
    Person ID I716  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2021 

    Family 1 Ragnhild "Rachael" Johanna VIK,   b. 27 Jun 1901, Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1981, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1920  Minnehaha Co., South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Bef Oct 1946 
    Children 
     1. Evelyn Marie JOHNSON
     2. Georgia Lee JOHNSON
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Kathryn Mary TENNIGKEIT,   b. 30 Aug 1905, Shelby, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1988, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1946 
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F17068  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1920 - Minnehaha Co., South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Nov 1964 - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Logan Cemetery, Logan, Harrison, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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