John Johnson

  • Birth 18 Jul 1867 Stravalla, Varbergs kommun, Hallands län, Sweden
  • Death 19 May 1934 Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Ludington, Mason County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 90086303

Johannes Johansson (John Johnson) was born 18 July 1867 at Hulegården in Stråvalla, Hallands län, Sweden, the son of Johan Berndt Johansson and Johanna Lena Samuelsdotter. He arrived in America on the S.S. City of Richmond at New York with his mother (his father having arrived earlier). He married Hilda Maria Kilander on 16 May 1896 in Ludington and had eight children. he died in Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan, and was buried on 21 May 1934 in Lakeview Cemetery, Ludington.

Ludington (Mich.) Daily News, 21 May 1934, p. 1. John Johnson, 67, Dies at Dearborn, John Johnson, 67, passed away Saturday at the home of his son William Johnson of Dearborn with whom he had made his home. Born in Stockholm [should be Stråvalla], Sweden, July 20, 1866 [should be 18 July 1867], John Johnson came to America when six [should be nine] years old and lived in Ludington until eigtht years ago when he went to live with his eldest son William. For seven years he had been an invalid. Mrs. Johnson and wife, who before her marriage was Miss Hilda Shilander, lived for many years in their attractive farm home Sandy Point in Pere Marguette (township). She preceded her husband in death Jan. 4, 1916, and their daughter Florence died Nov. 3, 1920. Children living are William of Dearborn, Rudolph of Kenosha, Wis.; Conrad of Fort Wayne, Ind.; Lillian of Detroit; Leonard of Augusta, Ga., and Mrs. Hildegarde Hagen of Detroit. A brother Andrew Johnson and two sisters Mrs. John Anderson of Lundington and Mrs. Frank Johnson of Idaho also survive. The body was brought to Ludington Sunday night in Dorrell funeral car, driven by Don Crawford. Funeral services will be held from the Dorrell church at 2 o'clock conducted by Rev. J. A. Landin.


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  • Created by: Tom
  • Added: 13 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90086303
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Johnson (18 Jul 1867–19 May 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90086303, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Ludington, Mason County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Tom (contributor 47796343) .