The Johnson Family

Berend Lional Johnson

Birth: 17 August 1906, in Merced county, California, United States

Father: Charles M. Johnson

Mother: Henrietta Sarah Katherine (Purdon) Johnson

Occupation: Labourer in a cannery (1930)

Death: 18 March 1976, in Solano county, California, United States, aged 70

Buried: Sunrise Memorial cemetery, Vallejo, Solano county, California, United States

Census & Addresses:

1910: Fairview precinct, Merced county, California
1920: Fairview precinct, Merced county, California
1929: Turlock, Stanislaus county, California   (Oakland Tribune 5 December 1929)
1930: Turlock, Stanislaus county, California

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Charles M. Johnson

Birth: March 1867, in Hawkins Ferry, near  Merced, Merced county, California, United States

Father: Berend Johnson

Mother: Manuella (Hawkins) Johanson

Married: Henrietta Sarah Katherine Purdon on 1 May 1902, in Merced, California, United States
Charles M. Johnson is recorded as aged 35. Henrietta S. Purdon is recorded as aged 28.
Cullman Tribune-Gazette 10 May 1902 (Cullman, Alabama)
   Johnson—Purdon. The following announcement has been received by Cullman friends of the bride. Mr. Charles M. Johnson, Miss Henrietta Sarah Purdon. Married, Thursday, May first, Nineteen hundred and two, Merced, California
  The many friends of the bride will, of course, unite in wishing the young couple a most happy and prosperous future.
  Dr. Purdon and his accomplished family have many admiring friends in Cullman who are glad to hear of their welfare.

Children:
Occupation: Farmer

Death: 26 March 1927, in Stanislaus county, California, United States, aged 60

Burial: Colonel James J. Stevinson cemetery, Stevinson, Merced county, California, United States

Census & Addresses:
1870: Snelling, Merced county, California
1880: Township 6, Merced county, California
1900: Township 5, Merced county, California
1910: Fairview precinct, Merced county, California
1920: Fairview precinct, Merced county, California

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Charles M. Johnson

Birth: 14 December 1914, in California, United States

Father: Charles M. Johnson

Mother: Henrietta Sarah Katherine (Purdon) Johnson

Death: 17 March 1928, in Humboldt county, California, aged 14

Buried: Colonel James J. Stevinson cemetery, Stevinson, Merced county, California, United States

Census:

1920: Fairview precinct, Merced county, California

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Charlotte M. (Johnson) Middleton

Birth: 2 September 1904, in California, United States

Father: Charles M. Johnson

Mother: Henrietta Sarah Katherine (Purdon) Johnson

Married: _____ Middleton

Death: 23 July 1989, in Vallejo, Solano county, California, United States, aged 85

Census & Addresses:

1910: Fairview precinct, Merced county, California
1920: Fairview precinct, Merced county, California
1929: San Francisco, California   (Oakland Tribune 5 December 1929)

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Ella S. Johnson

Birth: 8 August 1907, in Merced county, California, United States

Father: Charles M. Johnson

Mother: Henrietta Sarah Katherine (Purdon) Johnson

Occupation: Waitress in a restaurant (1930, 1940)

Census & Addresses:

1910: Fairview precinct, Merced county, California
1920: Fairview precinct, Merced county, California
1929: Arcata, Humboldt county, California   (Oakland Tribune 5 December 1929)
1930: Normal Drive, Union Township, Humboldt county, California
1935: Arcata, Humboldt county, California
1940: Arcata, Humboldt county, California

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Henry S. Johnson

Birth: 8 September 1905, in California, United States

Father: Charles M. Johnson

Mother: Henrietta Sarah Katherine (Purdon) Johnson

Married: Edna Mae Watson

Edna was born on 26 November 1911, in South Dakota, the daughter of Ernest S. Watson and Ethel A. (_____) Watson. She died on 30 October 1971, in Stanislaus county, California.
Census:
1920: Washington, Aurora county, South Dakota
1930: Fig Lane, Newman, Stanislaus county, California
1940: Gustine, Merced county, California

Occupation: Laborer in a cement factory (1930); Condenser in a milk plant (1940)

Death: 24 January 1976, in Stanislaus county, California, United States

Census & Addresses:

1910: Fairview precinct, Merced county, California
1920: Fairview precinct, Merced county, California
1929: San Francisco, California   (Oakland Tribune 5 December 1929)
1930: Turlock, Stanislaus county, California
1940: Gustine, Merced county, California

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