Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Jerry Johnson (#48151321)
 member for 2 years, 7 months, 27 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo Native of Sutton, Nebraska now living back in that town after an Air Force career and over 20 years in Northern California. Active working with genealogy since about 1975.

My father's families, Johannesson (Johnson), Israelson, Aspegren and Klintberg were Swedish immigrants of the 1870's through Illinois to Saronville, Nebraska. My maternal grandfather's Cassell/Cassels/Kennedy, Maxwell, Laing and Inglis families came from Fife County, Scotland in the 1850's to Illinois, later to Edgar, Nebraska. My maternal grandmother's families were all colonials immigrating before 1785, most in the 1630's and '40's, many to Essex Co. Massachusetts. These names included Rowlison, Walton, Kinnear, Hall, Littlehale, Hutchinson, Putnam, Leach, Conant, Littlefield and more. Migrations from Maine, Massachusetts and Virginia went through southern Indiana before heading west.

My wife Rita's closest family names are Hutsell, Pavey, Hockenbary, Erickson, Miller, Willis, Thomas and Mattson.

I am active (co-founder and current President) in the Sutton Historical Society and have morphed into the local historian writing a weekly retrospective column for the county paper and a monthly article about local history for Sutton Life Magazine.

Please contact me with corrections or other comments on anything I've posted - let's make things right. And please feel free to use any photos of mine as you see fit. It has been my pleasure to provide them.
Leave Public Message
 Website: suttonhistoricalsociety.b...
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 859 Memorials Added
 • 888 Memorials Managed
 • 6 Memorials/Week
 • 5,770 Photos
 • 136 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 2 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 2 Sponsorships
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
Hutsell - Pavey (22)
Rowlison Family (40)
Messages left for Jerry Johnson (85)[Leave Message]
I posted under the Edit site to have you place my mother in law Irma Uhrich on her site, if not please transfer her as I have completed her husbands.

Added by Linda on Jan 02, 2016 8:32 AM
Rich Schommer
Margaret Dondlinger

You posted a picture for a grave for Margaret Dondlinger (memorial #35624364). There is nothing on the stone. There is a good reason that her name isn't there. Mrs. Dondlinger got a divorce and moved to California. She's buried in California with her daughter and son-in-law.
Added by Rich Schommer on Sep 05, 2015 11:44 AM
Clint Black
Hi Jerry,
Thank you for adding the caption to the photo of F. M. Brown.

F.M. was my great grandfather's (George) brother. I am much indebted to the family history he published in his newspaper in the twilight of his life.

Naturally, I am interested in other Brown family photographs that may be archived in the Sutton museum.
Clint Black
Loveland, CO
Added by Clint Black on Jul 18, 2015 1:13 PM
Clint Black
Memorial# 86924633
Hi Jerry,
I wonder if you might append a credit/source to the photograph? If you do, please alert me.
Much obliged.
Added by Clint Black on Jul 13, 2015 9:45 PM
Colleen Sanders Broyles
RE: Adalia Rowlison
you are very welcome!
Added by Colleen Sanders Broyles on Nov 12, 2014 9:30 AM
Harvey H.
Sterkle vs. Sterkel
Thank you for pointing out my duplicate Elizabeth Sterkle memorial. I have deleted it.
Added by Harvey H. on Sep 19, 2014 11:30 AM
Marilyn Sanner Keim
Charles Aaron Rowlison
Thank you for the cemetery info. I have added it.
Added by Marilyn Sanner Keim on Sep 03, 2014 4:44 PM
Peggy Bargen Duey
Plettner requests
Thanks for fulfilling these requests.
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Aug 26, 2014 7:45 PM
Peggy Bargen Duey
Margaret Bates
Thanks Jerry for the updated picture of the stone for Margaret; greatly appreciate it. Would you please add it on her husband's memorial? I will email Vandy and ask her to delete hers.
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Aug 26, 2014 6:34 PM
Bernard Johnson
Home of Eternity/Mountain View
All graves listed in Mountain View that are really in Home of Eternity are in the process of being transferred over. If you have any more photos please put them to Home of Eternity. They are separately owned. Thank you
Added by Bernard Johnson on Jul 24, 2014 1:33 PM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service