Samuel Ealy Johnson Jr. (1877–1937) • FamilySearch

Samuel Ealy Johnson Jr.

11 October 1877–23 October 1937 (Age 60)
Buda, Hays, Texas, United States

The Life of Samuel Ealy

When Samuel Ealy Johnson Jr. was born on 11 October 1877, in Buda, Hays, Texas, United States, his father, Samuel Ealy Johnson, was 38 and his mother, Eliza Jane Bunton, was 28. He married Rebekah Baines on 20 August 1907, in Gillespie, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Blanco, Texas, United States in 1920 and San Marcos, Hays, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 23 October 1937, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Stonewall, Gillespie, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Ealy Johnson Jr.
Rebekah Baines
Marriage: 20 August 1907
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Rebekah Laruth Johnson
Josefa Hermine Johnson
Sam Houston Johnson
Lucia Huffman Johnson

Spouse and Children

20 August 1907
Gillespie, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Mary E. Johnson


    Frank Barnett Johnson



    Goly Johnson



+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 4

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 17

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sam Johnson in household of Samuel Johnson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sam E Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sam E Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"

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