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PERSONAL TIMELINE
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1837
Pretty sure this is when/where my paternal great-great grandparents got married
England Marriages, 15381973 for James Knowles and Mary Thornton
Great Great Grand Parents Married
marriage date: 21 Aug 1837 marriage place: Colne, Lancashire, England
groom's father's name: John Knowles bride's father's name: William Thornton
1861
Possible Match: England and Wales Census, 1861 for Sarah Catterall (paternal great grandmother)
England and Wales Census, 1861 for Sarah Catterall
1865
Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916 for James Johnson and Elizabeth Knowles
1865 Marriage of James Johnson and Elixabeth Knowles
James Johnson (paternal great grandfather) birth date: 1846 age: 19 (should be 1843, age 22)
Elizabeth Knowles (paternal great grandmother) birth date: 1844 age: 21
marriage date: 28 Sep 1865 marriage place: Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island
groom's father's name: James Johnson groom's mother's name: Mary Crabtree
bride's father's name: James Knowles bride's mother's name: Mary E. Thornton

Citation: "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916," index, FamilySearch
(https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F8VF-W5T : accessed 14 Feb 2014),
James Johnson and Elizabeth Knowles, 28 Sep 1865.
1869
Death of Ellen Johnson on September 6, 1869 (age 1 year 7 months)
Ellen Death 1869
Birth of James Johnson on December 25, 1869 to James and Elizabeth Johnson
Carrie Johnson
Looks like they wrote Johnston, but parents are correct.
1870
United States Census, 1870 for James Johnson (great grandfather)
1870 US Census for James Johnson
1872
Birth of Arthur Johnson on October 19, 1872 to James and Elizabeth Johnson
Arthur Johnson
1874
Birth of Carrie Johnson on June 2, 1874 to James and Elizabeth Johnson
Carrie Johnson
1877
Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915, index and images, FamilySearch
(https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FX88-8FS : accessed 14 Feb 2014), Walter Johnson, 1877

name: Walter Johnson (grandfather) date: 17 Oct 1877 place: Fall River, Massachusetts
Walter Johnson 1877 Birth
1879
Birth of Esther Howard ( My Grandmother ) on March 1, 1879.
Copy of Grandmother Esther Howard Remington Birth Certificate
1880
United States Census, 1880 for James Johnson (great grandfather)
1880 US Census for James Johnson
residence: Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts occupation: Works In Cotton Mill
1881
1881 Drowning
On July 22, 1881 Arthur Johnson (age 8) died by drowning, apparently with two other boys. Sad
England and Wales Census, 1881 for Grace Thompson (paternal grandmother)
Household            Gender	Age
parent Robert Thompson M 40
parent Sarah Thompson F 38
Margaret A Thompson F 16
Elizabeth Thompson F 10
Sarah J Thompson F 8
Robert Thompson M 6
Grace Thompson F 4
John Thompson M 0
England and Wales Census, 1881 for Grace Thompson
Grace Thompson age: 4 gender: Female birth year: 1877
birthplace: Preston, Lancashire, England address: Armstrong St
1891
1891 British Census Shows Maternal Great Grandparents (Edmund and Louisa Howard)
and Grandmother (Esther who married William Remington)

1891 UK Census
1896
Carrie Johnson, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"
1896 Carrie Johnson Marriage
James and Elizabeth Johnson's daughter Carrie marries Robert Tyson on October 8, 1896
Their daughter, Gladys (1898-2000) is my godmother
1896
Herbert Johnson, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"
1898 Herbert Johnson Marriage
James and Elizabeth Johnson's son Herbert gets married on March 24 1898
1900
United States Census 1900 for James Johnson (great grandfather)
1880 US Census for James Johnson
James and Elizabeth with my grandfather Walter (age 21).
Also shows Carrie (Johnson) Tyson, her husband and daughter Gladys (my godmother) at age 1
1901
England and Wales Census, 1901 for William F Remington (maternal grandfather)
1915
Great Grandfather James Johnson (1877-1921) holding Uncle James Johnson (born 1913)
Great Grandfather James Johnson holding Uncle James Johnson (born 1913)
1915 RI Census Before My Mother Was Born (1920)
1925 RI Census Showing My Mother at age 5
Remingtons were living at 182 Pleasant Street, Pawtucket, RI
1918-1919
Grandfather William Remington Goes to WWI
Grandfather William Remington Goes to WWI
Grandfather William Remington Returns from WWI
Grandfather William Remington Returns from WWI
1920
1920 US Census Showing All My Mother's Brothers and Sisters
1920 census
(Does not include her, since she was born January 1. 1920)
William Remington INS Card
William Remington Naturalization
Certificate of Naturalization for William Remington. October 2, 1920
1925
1925 RI Census Showing My Father at age 10
1925 RI Census Showing My Father at age 10
Johnsons were living at 40 Bowen Street, Valley Falls, Cumberland, RI
Bowen Street
This house is #36/38, but it could have been #38/40 in 1925,
or there could have been another house like it to the right which was #40.
The Tysons (Robert and Carrie), The Haworths (James, Gladys, and Alfred) and
The Johnsons (Walter, Grace, James, Robert, Ernest, and Sarah) were here in 1925.
Wikipedia: Valley Falls Valley Falls Company
1925 RI Census Showing My Mother at age 10
1925 RI Census Showing My Mother at age 5
Remingtons were living at 46 Mill Street, Cumberland, RI
46 Mill Street Google Street View
1927
Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950, index, FamilySearch
(https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F84L-KYY : accessed 14 Feb 2014), Grace Johnson, 1877.

Grace 1927 Death
name: Grace Johnson death date: 16 Nov 1927 death place: Lonsdale, RI age: 50
burial place: Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Cumberland #3
Grace Johnson Grave
We planted flowers, bought at Ann and Hope, when we visited in July 2013
1930
1930 US Census Showing My Mother as M. Louise age 10
1930 census
1935
1935 RI Census Remington
William (2/17/1874)
Esther (3/1/1879)
Frederick (6/21/1907)
Clifford (3/27/1909)
Joseph (12/20/1910)
Edmund (9/21/1912)
Jesse (12/8/1913)
Raymond (10/18/1915)
Frances (11/30/1916)
Louise (1/1/1920)

1935 RI Census Johnson
James (10/23/1913) (date error?)
Robert (3/2/1915) - have not found
Ernest (10/1/1917)
1935 RI Census Card for Louise Remington (mom)
1935 RI Census Card for Louise Remington
Remingtons were living at 46 Mill Street, Valley Falls, Cumberland, RI
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1937
Mom Louise Remington and Aunt Frances
Mom Louise Remington (left, age 17) and Aunt Frances
1938
Parents Married
Marriage of Robert Edward Johnson and Mary Louise Remington
1940
1940 Census for the Remingtons
Remington 1940 US Census
Parents 1940 US Census
Parents, Robert and Louise, 1940 US Census
7 Samoset Avenue, Central Falls, RI
Parents 1940 US Census
1942
Mom Photo Dad Photo
1944
US Navy Mom Photo
1954
1954 Hurricane, Draper Street, Pawtucket, RI
Hurricane Carol 88 Draper Street, Pawtucket, RI
1956
BORN SEPTEMBER 15, 1956
My Birth
Zillow: House at 88 Draper Street, Pawtucket, RI
1957
1957
What Are You Looking At ?
1959
Shotd 1960
1961
1961 1960
80 maplecrest
80 Maplecrest Drive, Pawtucket, RI. 02861 Zillow Google Map Street View
1962
19612 xmas
1963
Grade 1 Report Card
Yes, my mother saved every one of my report cards.
1964
Grade 2 Report Card
1965
1965 Grade 3 Report Card
1966
1966 Grade 4 Report Card
1967
JFK 1965 Cub Scouts Grade 5 Report Card
1968
1968 Grade 6 Report Card
1969
1969 Grade 7 Report Card
1970
Grade 8 Report Card 1978
Zillow: House at 130 Sayles Hill Rd, North Smithfield. RI

Sayles Hill Road House
Photo around 2011
1971
Grade 9 Report Card 1971
1972
Driver Grade 10 Report Card First Pay Stub from First Job
1973
Grade 11 Report Card
1974
High School Graduation Photo 1970s Bad Prom Hair Photo
North Smithfield High School Diploma
Grade 12 Report Card Fall 1974
1975
Spring 1975 Fall 1975
1976
Spring 1976 Summer 1976 Fall 1976
Got sick in the middle of finals and received 3 incompletes !
1977
Made up my three incompletes from Fall 76, then managed to get spinal menigitis
Have no idea where my Spring 77 grades are, but took summer classes to catch up
Summer 1977 Fall 1977
1978
Spring 1978 EKN
URI
URI Graduation Photo GRAD 1978 Fall 1975
Moved to Redwood City, CA and start job at GTE Lenkurt, San Carlos.
Lenkurt 1978
GTE Lenkurt had a great Engineering Training Program, which you do not see anymore.
1979
Took Electrical Engineering Master's Degree classes at Santa Clara University
1980
X
1981
X
1982
X
1983
Started work on my MBA at Golden Gate University, Los Altos Campus
GTE Lenkurt moves to Phoenix, I do not and get laid off !
1984
Being unemployed I become a full-time student at GGU

One month into the semester, accepted a job at Pacific Bell

Full-time employee and full-time student for about 9 weeks

Took train 30 miles north to San Francisco,

then back to Redwood City,

then drove 20 miles to Los Altos campus,

then back home 4 days a week.
Golden Gate University
1985
Started job at Granger Associates (Santa Clara), became DSC Communications, now Alcatel
Golden Gate University
1986
X
1987
X
1988
Laid off from DSC, worked briefly at Raynet, Menlo Park, CA.
1989
Moved to La Mesa, San Diego County.
Took some Public Adminstration courses at San Diego State University
1990
X
1991
X
1992
James Grave
James H. Johnson (uncle) Birth: Oct. 23, 1913 Death: Aug. 5, 1992
Wood National Cemetery Milwaukee Milwaukee County Wisconsin, USA
Parents at Four Corners (AZ/NM/UT/CO)
Four Corners
1993
X
1994
x
1995
Started GOLDSHEET Mining Directory and COINSHEET Numismatic Directory
1996
X
1997
Mom dies March 5, 1997 from Multiple Myeloma
Mom Death
1998-2002
My father lived with me during this period.
2003
Dad dies August 11, 2003
Dad Death
2004
Started OILSHEET Energy Directory
2008
Established the Robert E Johnson, Jr. Endowment for the URI College of Engineering
URI Endowment
URI Endowment Funds
2013
Cousin Reunion
Cousins
Al&Biz Haworth, Ken Johnson, Robert Johnson
We all have the same great grandfather, James Johnson (1843-1921)
Ken and I share a grandfather Walter (1877- ? )