The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 James Martin Johnson

Photo added by jamie

James Martin Johnson

  • Birth 30 Oct 1853 Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 3 Apr 1924 Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Burial Saint Nazianz, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Memorial ID 58578312

from "Johnson Family Tree"
http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/11680086/person/-419628210?ssrc=
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.


Family Members

Siblings
Children

Inscription

James M. Johnson/Oct. 30, 1853/Died April 3, 1924, ossw: Wife/Lois J. (nee Porter)


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: Carole Haas
  • Added: 13 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58578312
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Martin Johnson (30 Oct 1853–3 Apr 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58578312, citing J. O. Tyler Cemetery, Saint Nazianz, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Carole Haas (contributor 46559878) .