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Obits > Mrs. Johanna Johnson - 1907

Submitted by Les Niemi

March 29, 1907
Mrs. JOHNSON's Death
Mrs. Johanna JOHNSON an aged Swedish lady died at her home east of Fairfield town hall south of Tampico last Sunday morning at 5 o'clock. Old age and infirmities of a long period of poor health caused her death. The funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Fairfield chapel. Internment was in the Whittington cemetery, Rev. MILLS officiating.

The deceased was born in Vernamo, Sweden, February 4, 1827 and came to Illinois in 1882 with her husband, Andrew JOHNSON whom she married in 1844. Fifteen children were born to thes union, six of which survive.They are Swan, John, Gus, Charles and August and Christena JOHNSON. The deceased lady was a quiet, unassuming, aged lady who was held in high esteem by her relatives, friends and acquaintances who mourn her departure.

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