|Birth: ||Oct. 30, 1853|
|Death: ||Apr. 3, 1924|
from "Johnson Family Tree"
Original Article Source: Manitowoc Herald News
Original Article Date: 14-Apr-1924
FORMER EATON MAN STRICKEN WHILE ON VISITStricken while on a visit to his daughter Mrs. J. C. Wilburscheid at Racine, James Martin Johnson, former Manitowoc county man, died suddenly and the body was brought to the town of Eaton, his home for half a century, for burial. Mr. Johnson was 70 years of age and resided in Eaton up to 1916 when after death of his wife, he left there and had spent much of his time with his children and a brother Shuart Johnson at Grand Rapids, Mich. He accompanied the latter last summer on a nine weeks tour of the west, the brothers camping out along the trail to Yellowstone and Denver.Mr. Johnson came to Eaton with his father N. K. Johnson in 1851 when the latter operated one of the first sawmills in the county, which in later years his son managed. In later years Mr. Johnson conducted a store and large farm. He served as chairman of the town board and had taken an active interest in town affairs up to his removal from the town.
Four children all of whom were at Eaton for the funeral survive Mr. Johnson. They are B. B. Johnson, Milwaukee; Jesse and Verne Johnson, town of Eaton and Mrs. J. C. Wilburscheid, Racine. Among other out of town people at the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Shuart Johnson of Grand Rapids, Mich.; Mrs. Louis Nelson, Niagara Falls; David and Albert Rickaby, New London; Edward and Erville Johnson, Stoughton; Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth Porter, Mr. and Mrs. V. T. Porter and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Freund, Manitowoc.
Norton Kyler Johnson (1822 - 1894)
Lorilla Mariah Tyler Johnson (1823 - 1910)
Lois J. Porter Johnson (1854 - 1916)*
Bennie Bercy Johnson (1877 - 1959)*
Jesse M Johnson (1886 - 1972)*
Mandanuas David Johnson (1848 - 1888)*
James Martin Johnson (1853 - 1924)
James M. Johnson/Oct. 30, 1853/Died April 3, 1924, ossw: Wife/Lois J. (nee Porter)
J. O. Tyler Cemetery
Created by: Carole Haas
Record added: Sep 13, 2010
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