Mark William Johnson

10 Aug 1904 - 15 Mar 1979

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Mark William Johnson

10 Aug 1904 - 15 Mar 1979
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Mark William Johnson was born in Spanish Fork, Utah. Raised on farm in Mapleton, Utah. Mark's father died while Mark was in high school. Mark took over the family and farm. Married in the Salt Lake Temple Lucile Straw from Springville, Utah. Graduated with BS from BYU. Major was agriculture related.

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Mark William Johnson

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Evergreen Cemetery

1876-1998 North 2000 West
Springville, Utah, Utah
United States
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June 8, 2012
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June 4, 2012

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Mark William Johnson

Contributor: sandyhamilton Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

Mark William Johnson was born in Spanish Fork, Utah. Raised on farm in Mapleton, Utah. Mark's father died while Mark was in high school. Mark took over the family and farm. Married in the Salt Lake Temple Lucile Straw from Springville, Utah. Graduated with BS from BYU. Major was agriculture related. Worked with U. S. Department of Agriculture and it's predecessors. His work required considerable travel. Raised three sons. When mother-in-law Pauline Estella Wood Straw died remodeled two old pioneer buildings into three two-bedroom apartments. Served with Lucile in the Australia West Mission - mainly in Broken Hill, Kalgoorlie and Perth. Returned home after 18 months because of health. Served with Lucile in the Provo Utah Temple when it opened. Died after open heart surgery in Salt Lake City.

Lucile Straw

Contributor: sandyhamilton Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

Lucile Straw was born in Springville, Utah. Pioneer home on north-west corner of intersection of 200 north and 100 west. Lived there until married to Mark William Johnson, except at least one summer when she worked cooking for her father's construction job in one of the canyons. Graduated from BYU with major in home economics. Would have had a second degree, in English, if she had two more credit hours. Qualified as a teacher. Stayed home and raised her three sons. Wonderful homemaker. Served with her husband Mark in the Australia West Mission and in the Provo Utah Temple when it opened. She and Mark took a BYU tour around the world. Outlived Mark over twenty years. Died in a Springville nursing home.

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1904
Mark William Johnson was born on 10 Aug 1904
Mark William Johnson was 8 years old when The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survive. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. It was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster.
Mark William Johnson was 16 years old when The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing women's suffrage in America. The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. It was adopted on August 18, 1920.
Mark William Johnson was 26 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Mark William Johnson was 41 years old when World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific Theater: The Japanese Instrument of Surrender is signed by Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China.
Mark William Johnson was 49 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Mark William Johnson was 61 years old when Thirty-five hundred United States Marines are the first American land combat forces committed during the Vietnam War. The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the four armed service branches in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
Mark William Johnson died on 15 Mar 1979 at the age of 74
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