Bessie Johnson (1880 - 1971)

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Bessie Johnson
1880 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Bessie Johnson was born on January 10, 1880. She died in September 1971 at age 91. We know that Bessie Johnson had been residing in Florida 32670.


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Bessie Johnson died in September 1971 at age 91. She was born on January 10, 1880. There is no information about Bessie's immediate family. We know that Bessie Johnson had been residing in Florida 32670.
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In 1880, in the year that Bessie Johnson was born, on February 4th, five members of one family in Ontario, Canada were killed and their farm was burned by a mob. Called the Black Donnelly Massacre, the Irish family had been feuding with other citizens of the town. No one was ever convicted.

In 1897, she was 17 years old when on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1907, at the age of 27 years old, Bessie was alive when the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1910, at the age of 30 years old, Bessie was alive when Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

In 1971, in the year of Bessie Johnson's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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Jun 27, 1910 - January 1979
Tallahassee, Florida
Moses Johnson
May 22, 1913 - November 1985
Miami, Florida
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Apr 7, 1916 - September 1986
Live Oak, Florida
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Live Oak, Florida
James Ervin Johnson
Mar 18, 1921 - Jun 6, 2008
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Sep 11, 1920 - Apr 20, 2004
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Jun 8, 1911 - February 1995
Blountstown, FL
L J Johnson
Oct 8, 1916 - Mar 7, 2006
Jennings, FL
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May 12, 1919 - February 1987
Sanford, Florida
Julian Johnson
Jul 24, 1886 - September 1968
Alma, Georgia
Elbert Johnson
Jun 3, 1913 - June 1973
Samuel J Johnson
May 12, 1919 - Sep 30, 1995
Jacksonville, FL
Delores Johnson
Oct 6, 1906 - January 1982
Rochelle, Georgia

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