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August Johnson
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JOHNSON, AUGUST - (1844-1917)(Lafayette, Indiana Newspaper, Thursday September 3, 1917)August Johnson, of Taylor's Station died at St Elizabeth Hospital Sunday morning at 7:20 o'clock, pneumonia was the immediate cause of his death. Mr Johnson became ill three weeks ago with stomach trouble and when almost recovered from that ailment a blood clot settled in his left leg causing gangrene and making it necessary to amputate that member above the knee, this operation taking place a week ago. Mr Johnson was slowly recovering from this shock when pneumonia set in and finally resulted in his death. Mr Johnson was born in Jonkoping Sweden, July 27, 1844, and came to this country forty-eight years ago and had resided in Tippecanoe county since that time. He was married almost fifty years ago in Charlotte Johnson and a celebration of their golden wedding anniversary was to have taken place next month. Twelve children were born to this union, seven of whom survive with the widow to mourn his loss. In addition seventeen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren survive. The deceased joined the Swedish Lutheran church in this city years ago and was a devout and conscientious Christian man and served as elder in that Church for many years. The following children survive Mrs Elijah Mikels and Mrs William T Martin Jr, of South Raub; Mrs Harry Hawkins and Luther Johnson, of Chicago; Mrs Oscar Erickson and Victor Johnson, of this city, and Mrs Harry O Lamb, of near Crane. The body is in charge of Frank & Son and will be taken to the home of his daughter, Mrs Oscar Erickson, 1434 Grove street, to await interment. Services will be held from the Swedish Lutheran church at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, Revs George W Switzer and Fred Peterson will conduct the services. Miss ivy Gruver will sing. The pallbearers will be his six sons-in-law.
- Thelma Brooks Morgan
 Added: Sep. 6, 2011

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