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Mary C. Johnson

(Aug 15, 1846 - Aug 8, 1928)
Mary C. Johnson|b. Aug 15, 1846\nd. Aug 8, 1928|p6438.htm|Thomas H. Johnson||p6439.htm|Mary Johnson||p6440.htm|||||||||||||

Kyah's 3rd great-grandmother.
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Descendants of James Madden
     Mary C. Johnson was born on Aug 15, 1846 in Springfield, Massachusetts.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 She was the daughter of Thomas H. Johnson and Mary Johnson.1,2

     When she was a young woman, Mary was a newspaper correspondent, contributing editorials to papers in Detroit, Cleveland, Cinncinnati and other cities. Her work was recognized by Carl Schurz, Secretary of the Interior in 1877 under President Hayes, and later editor of the New York Evening Post. Mary was a member of the D.A.R.2

     Mary married Charles Madden, son of James Madden and Cornelia (?), on Sep 21, 1867 in Salem, Michigan. The marriage was performed by H. B. Taft. Witnesses were G. Madden (probably Charles's brother) and H. C. Taft.1,5,6,9

     Mary and Charles appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Bedford, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, enumerated Aug 10, 1870, with their son Claude. Also in the house was Charles's brother George.3

     Mary and Charles appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York, enumerated Jun 19, 1880, with their children Claude, Charles, Mary and Enos.4

     Mary and Charles appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of 303 Van Buren Street, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, enumerated Jun 7, 1900, with their children Elwood, Linnet and Natalie. This census shows that Mary had 9 children, with 6 still living.5

     Mary and Charles appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of 321 Woodland Avenue, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, enumerated Apr 22, 1910, with their children Beaumont, Linnet and Natalie, and their granddaughters Naomi Eloise Van Velsor and Ruth B. Van Velsor. This census shows that Mary had 9 children, with 5 still living.6

     Mary and Charles appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of 8556 106th Street, Richmond Hill, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, enumerated Jan, 1920, with their children Beaumont, Linnet and Natalie.7

     Mary moved from New York to California circa 1925, where she probably stayed with her son Monty.2 She later moved to Seattle, Washington circa 1926 to live with her children Claude, Natalie and Linnet.2

     Mary died on Aug 8, 1928 at home in Seattle at the age of 81 years, 11 months and 24 days.1,2 She was buried on Aug 10, 1928 in Lake View Cemetery, Seattle.1

Children of Mary C. Johnson and Charles Madden

Footnotes

  1. P.O. Box 9709, Olympia, Washington, United States. Washington State Department of Health, Center for Health Statistics. Death Registrations.
  2. Unknown newspaper, Seattle, Washington, Sep 1928.
  3. Ohio. Cuyahoga County. 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M593, roll 1187. Washington: National Archives.
  4. New York. Cattaraugus County. 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T9, roll 812. Washington: National Archives.
  5. New York. Kings County. 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T623, roll 1061. Washington: National Archives.
  6. New York. Queens County. 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T624, roll 1064. Washington: National Archives.
  7. New York. Queens County. 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T625, roll 1235. Washington: National Archives.
  8. 31 Chambers Street, New York, New York, United States. Department of Records and Information Services, Municipal Archives. Birth registrations.
  9. 200 N. Main Street, Suite 100, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Washtenaw County Clerk/Register of Deeds, Vital Records Office. Marriage registrations.
  10. P.O. Box 9709, Olympia, Washington, United States. Washington State Department of Health, Center for Health Statistics. Death Registrations.
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