Name: Hiram Bennett (Benny) JOHNSON
Birth: 24 APR 1876 in Iowa
Death: 13 OCT 1959 in Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota
Burial: 17 OCT 1959 St. Pauli Cemetery, Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Religion: Hamar Lutheran Church; Pennington County, Minnesota
Change Date: 24 APR 2007
1920 Census: Rocksbury Township, Pennington County, Minnesota. Electronic records have this searched as Baruch Johnson, but the record obviously says Bennet. He?s head (42), living with Ida (32).
1930 Census: Smiley Township, Pennington County, Minnesota: Bennett (53, born in Iowa) and Ida (42) living with brother-in-law, Henry Seelend (53).
In the 1880 Census for Bergen Township, Mcleod County, MN there is a Bennet Johnson, 3 years old, but he is listed as born in Minnesota, not Iowa.
W. W. I Draft Registration card has Bennet?s occupation as ?thresher? wrking for Ole Helgenset. Tall, medium build, blue eyes, and light brown hair.
Father: Halvor JOHNSON (GROVUM) b: 21 SEP 1839 in Grovum Farm, Nissedal, Telemark, Norway
Mother: Bergit Olsdatter SANDERSON b: 2 FEB 1841 in Oyo Farm, Ål, Hallingdal, Buskerud, Norway
Ida SEELAND b: 17 NOV 1887 in Minnesota