Swan A. Johnson

b. Apr 19, 1858, d. Aug 3, 1918
FatherJohn Gunnarsson
     Swan A. Johnson was born on Apr 19, 1858 in Ostad #7, Näsum, Kristianstad lan, Sweden.1,2,3,4
     Swan A. Johnson immigrated in 1882 to United States of America.5,3
     Swan A. Johnson married Hedwig Charlotta Olivia Pohlhammer, daughter of Johan Fredrik Pohlhammar and Eva Charlotta Andersdotter, circa 1885.5,6,7,3
     Swan was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census in Smoky Hill Township, Saline Co, KS. Swan was a farmer who owned his farm. Dora, Carl, Simon, Joseph, David and Leonard were in school. Edward was a farm laborer.3
     Swan was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census in Ohio Township, Saline Co, KS. Swan was a farmer, with a mortgaged farm. Arthur and David were laborers on the home farm. Ambrose, Anna, Benjamin, and F? had attended school. Hedwig had borne 16 children, of which 13 were living..5
     Swan A. Johnson was a member of Woodmen of America, a fraternal benefit society.2
Back row: Unknown, Frank, Unknown, Fred, Arthur, Dave, Rick and Lynn (don't know which is which), Ben
Front row: Anna, Theodore, Swan, Olive, Hattie, Leroy, Dorothy, Joe

     Swan A. Johnson died on Aug 3, 1918 at age 60.1,2 He was buried on Aug 31, 1918 at Gypsum Hill Cemetery, in Salina, Saline Co, in KS. Block 16, lot 7, space 15.8,2
Swan Johnson
Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina, Kansas
Block 16, lot 7
Photo Julia Langel


Hedwig Charlotta Olivia Pohlhammer b. July 19, 1866, d. August 11, 1943


  1. [S1074] Sharon Sawaya, "Untitled," e-mail to Julia Langel, September 18, 2002, Untitled.
  2. [S1118] Swan Johnson cemetery marker, Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina, Saline Co, KS.
  3. [S732] 1900 U.S. Census, Kansas, Saline County, Smoky Hill Township, ED 124, sheet 11B, line 59, dwelling 194, family 194, Kansas, Saline County.
  4. [S2379] Nasum Parish (Kristianstad County Sweden), 1853-1861, Husforhorslangder (Household examination records), vol AI:7:176, unknown cd2.
  5. [S600] 1910 U. S. census, population schedule, Kansas, Saline County, Ohio township, ED 131, sheet 9B, line 65, dwelling 83, family 88, Kansas, Saline County.
  6. [S1113] Salina Journal, August 11, 1943, page 9, column 7.
  7. [S1117] Hattie O. Johnson cemetery marker, Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina, Saline Co, KS.
  8. [S1079] City of Salina, Gypsum Hill Cemetery Database, online http://www.salina-ks.gov/content/126/168/950/217/…, Swan A. Johnson record.
  9. [S717] The Salina Journal, November 7, 1971, page 7, column 3.
  10. [S1811] Salina Journal, September 28, 1967, page 14.
  11. [S718] The Salina Journal, February 1987.
  12. [S1119] Theodore Johnson Cemetery Marker, Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina, Saline Co, KS.
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