Swan Johnson (1868 - 1963)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Swan Johnson’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Swan so that their life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Swan’s biography.

Swan Johnson Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Swan Johnson and their immediate Johnson family. Add to Swan Johnson's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with their family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Swan.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Swan Johnson? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Washington

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Swan finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Swan attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Swan did for a living or if they had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Swan Johnson is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Swan's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Swan's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Swan a religious person? Add Swan’s religion

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Swan during various points of their life.

Timeline

1868 - In the year that Swan Johnson was born, on May 30th, Memorial Day was observed as a day to decorate the graves of Union soldiers with flowers. General John A. Logan, of the Grand Army of the Republic, had declared the 30th "Decoration Day".

1886 - At the age of 18 years old, Swan was alive when on June 13th, the "Great Vancouver Fire" destroyed most of Vancouver, British Columbia. A small brush fire got out of control and spread to the rest of the city. Dozens of people died and it was only after the fire that money was raised for a fire hall. The local Squamish tribe rescued people who had jumped into bodies of water to escape the conflagration.

1951 - When this person was 83 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

1953 - Swan was 85 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

1963 - In the year of Swan Johnson's passing, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

Swan Johnson Family Tree

Who was Swan’s parents? Did they get married and did they have children? Share Swan’s family tree to share their legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Swan's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Swan Johnson
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Swan's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Swan Johnson is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to their obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Swan Johnson passed away in March 1963 at age 94. No cause of death has been entered for Swan. Swan was born on November 11, 1868. We have no information about Swan's family or relationships. We know that Swan Johnson had been residing in Washington.

Memories

What do you remember about Swan Johnson? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about them. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Swan is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Swan Johnson

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources