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Russell and Mary Johnson

Husband's Full Name: Russell J Johnson

Husband's Place of Birth:  Manfred Township, North Dakota

Husband's Father's Name: John A. Johnson

Husband's Mother's Name: Malena Johnson

Husband's Siblings' Names:Alvin, Edna Howe, Pearl Gutschmidt, Miles, Leslie, Everett

Wife's Full Name:  Mary Phippen Johnson

Wife's Place of Birth:  Great Falls, Montana

Wife's Father's Name:  Charlie E. Phippin

Wife's Mother's Name:  Lottie Phippin

Wife's Siblings' Names: Unknown

Children's Names: John, Russell Lynn, Terry, Charles


Russell was born at the Johnson Riverside Farm of Manfred in 1912 and raised there. He moved to the state of Washington where he met Mary Phippen and married November 1942. They lived on the Johnson farm from 1946-1951 before moving back to Seattle. Russell later moved to Retsil, Washington and lived in a Veteran’s Home, where he enjoyed writing stories of his remembrances from his days in Manfred. He died at the age of 99.

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