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Charles Johnson Johnson
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1860
Indiana, USA
Death: 1931
Indiana, USA

Charles Johnson, a retired farmer of Jefferson township, Carroll County, where he owns one hundred acres of land, is a native of Tippecanoe county. Charles Johnson was born on July 23, 1860, and is the son of Gust and Martha (Wolf) Johnson, the former of whom was born in Sweden and who came to America in 1854, settling in Tippecanoe county, where he works at the construction of the Wabash railroad. He later bought a farm and now owns four hundred acres of well-improved land. Marth (Wolf) Johnson emigrated from Scotland to America with her parents. They settled in Tippecanoe county, where they resided to the end of their lives. Gust and Martha (Wolf) Johnson were married in Tippecanoe county and have had four children, of whom two died in infancy and two are living. William, who was born in 1858, lives in Jasper county, Indiana, and Charles, the subject of this sketch. Mrs. Martha (Wolf) Johnson died in 1868 and Mr. Johnson was subsequently married to Anna Martha Johnson in 1878. To Mr. and Mrs. Anna Martha (Johnson) Johnson have been born two children, namely: Emma, who is the wife of William Washburn, of Battleground, and Ella, who is the wife of Thomas Wolf, of Tippecanoe county. Mr. Johnson's father and stepmother are still living. The father is eighty years old and the stepmother eighty-one years old. Both are members of the Lutheran church. Mr. Johnson's mother, the first wife of his father, was a member of the Christian church. Charles Johnson received a common-school education and lived at home with his father until September, 1881, when he was married to Cora Emrick, the daughter of William and Mary (Munpeck) Emrick, who emigrated from Ohio to Indiana. They now live in Americus, Indiana. Mrs. Johnson's father is ninety-six years old and her mother is eighty-six years old. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Johnson have had seven children, six of whom are living. Ada is the wife of George Brown, of Indianapolis, where he is a conductor on the Belt railroad; they have three children, Charles, Mabel and Vivian. Gust died at the age of sixteen. June is the wife of Odis Piper, of Fowler, Indiana; they have one son, Richard. Gilbert is a graduate of the Monticello high school; he married Mable Runkle and has one son, Walter. Golda is a graduate of the Monticello high school and lives at home with her parents. Jasper married Lula Runkle, and they live in Jefferson township. Silva lives at home with her father and mother. Mr. Johnson owns one hundred and thirty acres of well-improved land in this township. He started in life without any means whatever and for eighteen years rented land before he purchased. He has always raised a high grade of live stock and has been very successful in this business. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson are members of the Methodist Episcopal church of Patton. He votes the Democratic ticket. The Johnsons are now living retired on the farm. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson are well known to the people of Jefferson township and they enjoy the good will of all the people of the township and surrounding neighborhood.

History of Carroll County, Indiana: Its People, Industries, and Institutions

by: John C. Odell (1916)

Family links: 
  Gustaf Johnson (1834 - 1916)
  Martha Ann Wolf Johnson (1838 - 1868)
  Cora B. Emrick Johnson (1862 - 1946)*
  Ada Faith Johnson Brown (1882 - 1966)*
  Gustavus A. Johnson (1885 - 1900)*
  June Marie Johnson Piper (1887 - 1963)*
  Gilbert Reed Johnson (1889 - 1954)*
  Golda F. Johnson McKinney (1891 - 1954)*
  Jasper Roland Johnson (1894 - 1948)*
  Sylvia Lue Johnson Nelson (1898 - 1983)*
  William Johnson (1858 - 1940)*
  Charles Johnson Johnson (1860 - 1931)
  Mary Johnson Swatts (1870 - 1899)**
  Emma Johnson Washburn (1872 - 1960)**
  Ellen Johnson Wolf (1874 - 1968)**
*Calculated relationship
Yeoman Cemetery
Carroll County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Andy Gappa
Record added: May 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90782402
Charles Johnson Johnson
Added by: Andy Gappa
Charles Johnson Johnson
Added by: Andy Gappa
Charles Johnson Johnson
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