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John Johnson

Birth
Sweden
Death 21 Jul 1897 (aged 39–40)
Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
Burial Quinnesec, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
Plot Swedish Potters Field #63
Memorial ID 103788775 · View Source
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Quinnesec Cemetery Records: John was 40 & single when he died from injuries from a broken back.

Sept. 2nd, 1892, John Johnson had his back broken at the Curry mine and he has been an inmate of the Penn Co's Norway hospital, since that time. Tuesday morning he died. Deceased was about 41 years old and at the time of his injury, he was by his industry and frugality, in comfortable pecuniary circumstances. His twin brother, Solomon, left about a month ago for a three month's visit to Sweden, his native land. A sister resides at Iron Mountain who with other friends attended the funeral Thursday at (blank). The dead man has had a necessarily uneventful life during the past five years but when not troubled with pains incident to his condition he passed his time very comfortably in reading and conversing with his numerous visitors.(The Current Newspaper, Saturday, July 24, 1897, Vol XIII, Norway, Dickinson, Michigan)


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  • Created by: klh
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103788775
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Johnson (1857–21 Jul 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103788775, citing Quinnesec Cemetery, Quinnesec, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by klh (contributor 47722765) .