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 John D. Johnson

John D. Johnson

Birth
Sogn og Fjordane fylke, Norway
Death 27 Nov 1940 (aged 72)
Mose, Griggs County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Griggs County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 59005402 · View Source
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J. D. Johnson is Buried at Mose
Dies Wednesday at Home Near Mose; Came from Sogn, Norway
Last rites for John D. Johnson, 72, pioneer resident of the Mose vicinity,
were held in the Naroen Lutheran Church Saturday with the Rev. Raymond
Overgaard officiating.
Johnson died on Wednesday evening of last week in his home at Mose. In
failing health for the past two years, his death was attributed to a stroke
and complications of age.
He was born in Sogn, Norway, on May 7, 1868, and came to the United States
with his parents and a sister at the age of 15 years. The family settled
in Grant county, Minnesota.
In 1892 he married Nina Falla and to the union 16 children were born, 13 of
whom, with Mrs. Johnson survive.
In 1899 Johnson brought his family to North Dakota and took a homestead near
Mose where he has resided since. Actively interested in civic affairs, he
was one of the organizers of Bryan township and served as town clerk ever
since. He also served as assessor and school clerk for many years. He was
a charter member of the Naroen church.
Survivors include Mrs. Johnson and children, Mrs. Joseph Leir, Mrs. Thor
Gaden, Mrs. Warren Conant, Mrs. Martin Adrian, Thomas, Elmer and Will, all
of the Mose vicinity; Joseph of International Falls, Minn.’ And George,
Henry, Arthur, Annie and Margaret, at home. A sister, Mrs. A. L. Woodal of
Sheho, Canada and 21 grandchildren also survive.
Pallbearers included Lewis Iverson, Hans Helland, A. B. Lynne, A. P.
Ramsey, Erick Hanson and Carl Olson. Interment was made in the Nareon
cemetery.
Published in the Griggs County Sentinel-Courier, Cooperstown, ND, December
5, 1940.


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  • Created by: lk51t
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59005402
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John D. Johnson (7 Apr 1868–27 Nov 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59005402, citing Naroen Cemetery, Griggs County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by lk51t (contributor 46777087) .