Oluf Fredrick JOHNSON

Oluf Fredrick JOHNSON

Male 1872 - 1969  (96 years)

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  • Name Oluf Fredrick JOHNSON 
    Born 2 Mar 1872  Christiansted, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Ancestor Interest MEDIUM 
    Emigration 3 Sep 1891  Copenhagen, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Maxine Jorgenson, Oluf's youngest child, reported that he emigrated at age 17. Research has found an "Oluf Johnson" on the manifest of the Norge that departed from Copenhgen, with arrival at Ellis Island on 03 Apr 1893. A listserve message stated that Ola Johnansoon (Ole Johnson) leaves Sweden on September 3, 1891 for America.

      Tradition is that it was Ole's mother's wish before she died that he emigrate and never return.
    Census 18 Apr 1910  Lake Andes, Charles Mix, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) Olof Johnson, head, male, white, age 32, married six years, born in Sweden, as were both parents, immigrated in 1897, naturalized, cobbler, able to read and write.
      2) Hannah M. Johnson, wife, female, white, age 23, married, mother to four children, born in Germany, as were both parents, immigrated 1890, able to read and write.
      3) Mabel M. Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 5, born in South Dakota, father born in Germany, mother born in Germany.
      4) Melvin W. Johnson, son, male, white, age 4, born in South Dakota, father born in Germany, mother born in Germany.
      5) Frederick O. Johnson, son, male, white, age 3, born in South Dakota; father born in Germany, mother born in Germany.
      6) Edward F. Johnson, son, male, white, age 1, born in South Dakota, father born in Germany, mother born in Germany.
    Census 8 Jan 1920  Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) Ole Johnson, head, rents home, male, white, age 47, married, immigration year 1881, born in Sweden, as were both parents, able to speak English.
      2) Hannah Johnson, wife, female, white, age 32, born in Germany, as were both parents.
      3) Mabel Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 15, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      4) Melvin Johnson, son, male, white, age 14, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      5) Fredrick Johnson, son, male, white, age 12, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      6) Edward Johnson, son, male, white, age 11, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      7) George Johnson, son, male, white, age 9, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      8) Sylvia Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 6, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      9) Carl Johnson, son, male, white, age 5, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      10) Johnie Johnson, son, male, white, age 3, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in German.
      11) Velda Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 1, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Census 28 Apr 1930  Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) Olaf Johnson, head, rents home, male, white, age 58, married, 29 years old at first marriage, able to read and write, born in Sweden, as were both parents, native tongue Swedish, occupation show repairer, immigrated in 1891.
      2) Hannah Johnson, wife, female, white, age 43, married, 18 years old at first marriage, able to read and write, born in Germany, as were both parents, native tongue German, immigrated in 1890.
      3) Frederick Johnson, son, male, white, age 22, single, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      4) Edward Johnson, son, male, white, age 19, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      5) George Johnson, son, male, white, age 19, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      6) Sylvia Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 16, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      7) Carl Johnson, son, male, white, age 16, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      8) John Johnson, son, male, white, age 15, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      9) Velda Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 12, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      10) Dorothy Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 10, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
      11) Maxine Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 8, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Census 7 May 1940  Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1) Ole Johnson, head, rented home, male, white, age 68, married, born in Sweden, not naturalized, highest grade completed 3rd year high school, not working, resided in same place in 1935.
      2) Johanna Johnson, wife, female, white, age 53, highest grade completed 6th grade, born in Germany.
      3) John Albert Johnson, son, male, white, age 23, single, born in South Dakota, working as a clerk at grocery store.
      4) Maxine Johnson, daughter, white, female, age 17, single, born in South Dakota, not employed for pay but seeking work.
      5) Melvin Johnson, son, white, male, age 34, divorced, born in South Dakota, not working.
      6) Melvin Johnson Jr., grandson, white, male, age 12, born in South Dakota.
      7) Betty Jean Johnson, granddaughter, white, female, age 8, born in South Dakota.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Descendant Interest MEDIUM 
    Name Ola Johansson  [2
    Reference Number 0400 
    _FSFTID LV91-YG9 
    _UID 6A43FA8E2C544C94B26C5886268FE3C8F14C 
    Died 26 Jan 1969  Regal Manor Nursing Home, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried 29 Jan 1969  Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Address:
    Elk Point Cemetery
    Elk Point, SD 
    Johnson OleHanna tombstone
    Johnson OleHanna tombstone
    Johnson OleHanna tombstone
    Johnson OleHanna tombstone
    Person ID I645  Our Blended Family
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2017 

    Father Johan NILSSON,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Bengta ERLANSDOTTER,   b. 20 Dec 1833, Norra Asum, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F859  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Johanna HANSEN,   b. 8 Jan 1887, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1954, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 19 Aug 1904  Ponca, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Johnson Ole and Hanna
    Johnson Ole and Hanna
    Census 18 Apr 1910  Wagner Ward 1910, Charles Mix, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Census 8 Jan 1920  Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Ole Johnson, married white male, age 47. Naturalized citizen (1896) who Immigrated to the U.S. in 1891. Born in Sweden, as were both parents. Mother tongue Swede
    Census 28 Apr 1930  Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • Olaf Johnson, married white male, age 58. Rents home for $20 month. Born in Sweden, as was both parents. Language spoken at home before coming to the United States was Swedish. Immigrated in 1891 and is naturalized citizen. He was a shoe repairer||Olaf Johnson
    Census 7 May 1940  Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Children 
    +1. Mable Magdelena JOHNSON,   b. 12 Dec 1904, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1966  (Age 61 years)
    +2. Melvin Marriot JOHNSON,   b. 31 Oct 1905, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1996, Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +3. Fredrick Oluf JOHNSON,   b. 3 Apr 1907, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1959, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    +4. Edward Lavern JOHNSON,   b. 28 Apr 1909, Lake Andes, Charles Mix, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1978, Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Living
     6. Sylvia Marie JOHNSON,   b. 21 Jan 1913, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1997, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     7. Carl William JOHNSON,   b. 13 Dec 1915, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1943  (Age 27 years)
    +8. John Albert JOHNSON,   b. 4 Oct 1916, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 2003, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +9. Velda Irene JOHNSON,   b. 14 Jul 1918, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 2006, Springfield, Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +10. Dorothy Edith JOHNSON,   b. 28 Aug 1920, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 2013, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +11. Maxine Goldy JOHNSON,   b. 3 Aug 1922, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 2012, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F291  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1872 - Christiansted, Sweden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 3 Sep 1891 - Copenhagen, Sweden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Aug 1904 - Ponca, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 18 Apr 1910 - Lake Andes, Charles Mix, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 18 Apr 1910 - Wagner Ward 1910, Charles Mix, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 8 Jan 1920 - Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 8 Jan 1920 - Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 28 Apr 1930 - Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 28 Apr 1930 - Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 May 1940 - Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 May 1940 - Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jan 1969 - Regal Manor Nursing Home, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Elk Point Cemetery
    Elk Point, SD - 29 Jan 1969 - Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States
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  • Notes 
    • Emigrated from Copenhagen, Sweden at age 17. Family tradition was that he had a twin sister Hulga. Further research in 2006 seems to dispute this fact, that in fact he had siblings that were twins. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S324] Jorgenson Maxine Interview, Maxine Goldy Jorgenson, (February 1992), TMG Src#: 363.

    2. [S468] Johnson, Leif Hasselgren, (April 10, 2007, Original Date, August 21, 2006), TMG Src#: 500.

    3. [S688] Jorgenson Family History, Maxine Jorgenson, TMG Src#: 713.

    4. [S785] South Dakota, Charles Mix County - 1910 - U.S. census, South Dakota, Charles Mix County, (http://www.Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 1478, Wagner Ward 1, enumeration district (ED) 101, sheet 3B, p. 2901, dwelling 135, family 135, Olof Johnson household, accessed 17 Mar 2017 (Reliability: 3).
      Olof Johnson, head, male, white, age 32, married six years, born in Sweden, as were both parents, immigrated in 1897, naturalized, cobbler, able to read and write; Hannah M. Johnson, wife, female, white, age 23, married, mother to four children, born in Germany, as were both parents, immigrated 1890, able to read and write; Mabel M. Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 5, born in South Dakota, father born in Germany, mother born in Germany; Melvin W. Johnson, son, male, white, age 4, born in South Dakota, father born in Germany, mother born in Germany; Frederick O. Johnson, son, male, white, age 3, born in South Dakota; father born in Germany, mother born in Germany; Edward F. Johnson, son, male, white, age 1, born in South Dakota, father born in Germany, mother born in Germany.

    5. [S995] South Dakota, Union County - 1920 - U.S. Census, South Dakota, Union County, (http://www.Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), T625, roll 1724, Elk Point, enumeration district (ED) 248, sheet 5B, dwelling 126, family 129, Ole Johnson household, accessed 17 Mar 2017 (Reliability: 3).
      Ole Johnson, head, rents home, male, white, age 47, married, immigration year 1881, born in Sweden, as were both parents, able to speak English; Hannah Johnson, wife, female, white, age 32, born in Germany, as were both parents; Mabel Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 15, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Melvin Johnson, son, male, white, age 14, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Fredrick Johnson, son, male, white, age 12, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Edward Johnson, son, male, white, age 11, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; George Johnson, son, male, white, age 9, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Sylvia Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 6, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Carl Johnson, son, male, white, age 5, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Johnie Johnson, son, male, white, age 3, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Velda Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 1, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.

    6. [S996] South Dakota, Union County - 1930 - U.S. census, South Dakota, Union County, (http://www.Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 2232, Elk Point, enumeration district (ED) 0008, sheet 13A, dwelling 320, family 323, Olaf Johnson household, accessed 18 Mar 2017 (Reliability: 3).
      Olaf Johnson, head, rents home, male, white, age 58, married, 29 years old at first marriage, able to read and write, born in Sweden, as were both parents, native tongue Swedish, occupation show repairer, immigrated in 1891; Hannah Johnson, wife, female, white, age 43, married, 18 years old at first marriage, able to read and write, born in Germany, as were both parents, native tongue German, immigrated in 1890; Frederick Johnson, son, male, white, age 22, single, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Edward Johnson, son, male, white, age 19, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; George Johnson, son, male, white, age 19, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Sylvia Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 16, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Carl Johnson, son, male, white, age 16, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; John Johnson, son, male, white, age 15, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Velda Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 12, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Dorothy Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 10, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany; Maxine Johnson, daughter, female, white, age 8, single, born in South Dakota, father born in Sweden, mother born in Germany.

    7. [S994] South Dakota, Union County - 1940 U.S. census, South Dakota, Union, (http://www.Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), T627, roll 3869, Elk Point, enumeration district (ED) 64-9, sheet 13A, household 372, Ole Johnson household, accessed 17 Mar 2017 (Reliability: 3).
      Ole Johnson, head, rented home, male, white, age 68, married, born in Sweden, not naturalized, highest grade completed 3rd year high school, not working, resided in same place in 1935; Johanna Johnson, wife, female, white, age 53, highest grade completed 6th grade, born in Germany; John Albert Johnson, son, male, white, age 23, single, born in South Dakota, working as a clerk at grocery store; Maxine Johnson, daughter, white, female, age 17, single, born in South Dakota, not employed for pay but seeking work; Melvin Johnson, son, white, male, age 34, divorced, born in South Dakota, not working; Melvin Johnson Jr., grandson, white, male, age 12, born in South Dakota; Betty Jean Johnson, granddaughter, white, female, age 8, born in South Dakota

    8. [S319] SD Certificate of Death, (29 Jan 1969), TMG Src#: 359., Information provided by daughter, Sylvia Limoges; name variation Olof Johnson (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S319] SD Certificate of Death, (29 Jan 1969), TMG Src#: 359.

    10. [S718] Johnson Ole, (9 March 2014), TMG Src#: 742.

    11. [S780] Find A Grave, (http://findagrave.com: 2012), accessed 8 March 2012<, Oluf Fredrick "Ole" Johnson (Reliability: 3).
      Birth date: 2 Mar 1872; Birth place:; Death date: 27 Jan 1979; Death place:

    12. [S322] Hansen-Johnson Marriage Licens, (19 Aug 1904), TMG Src#: 361.

    13. [S714] 1910 Census Johnson SD, (1910), TMG Src#: 739.

    14. [S325] 1920 Census SD Union Co, TMG Src#: 364., Ole Johnson (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S370] South Dakota, Union County - 1930 - US census, TMG Src#: 407., Olaf Johnson (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S711] 1940 Johnson Household SD, (7 May 1940), TMG Src#: 736.


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