Bio: Johnson, Henry Skogstad (1853 - 1924)

Contact: Janet
Email: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Johnson, Bailey, Hendrickson

----Source:  "Clark Co., Illustrated" by Saterlee, Tifft & Marsh, 1890.


HENRY JOHNSON

Henry Johnson was born in Norway in 1853. He came to America in 1866, to Dane County, Wisconsin. In 1870 he came to Trempealeau County. In 1871 he came to Greenwood, his present location, where he has since lived. He was married in 1882. Until 1886 he was a common laborer. He then learned the barber's trade and started a barber shop and confectionery store, in which business he is still engaged. He also edited the "Greenwood Headlight" for a short time. He is doing a good business.

 

*Both Henry and Lena Agnes (Hendrickson) Johnson are buried in the Greenwood City Cemetery, Greenwood, Clark Co., Wisconsin.

 

1880 Federal Census, Eaton, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, Pg. 368

 

Henry Johnson, single, male American painter
Ethnicity: American

Father's Birthplace: Norway
Mother's Birthplace: Norway

Household Members
Self W. Abner Bailey M 55 New Hampshire, United States
Wife Julia Bailey F 47 New Hampshire, United States
Son Dora Bailey M 22 New Hampshire, United States
Son Burton Bailey M 12 Wisconsin, United States
Other Henry Johnson M 27 Norway

 

1910 Federal Census, Greenwood, Clark, Wisconsin, pg. 5, family 101

 

Henry Johnson, white, married, male
Immigration Year: 1866
Father's Birthplace: Norway
Mother's Birthplace: Norway

Household Members
Head: Henry Johnson M 57y Norway
Spouse: Lena A Johnson F 53y Norway
Henry Hendrickson M 78y Norway

 

 


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