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About Charles Moman Johnson, Jr.
"...Charles Moman Johnson Jr. was born 4 October 1847 near Omaha, Nebraska to Charles Moman Johnson Sr. and Elizabeth Fife Johnson. Two years later when his family started the trek across the plains, his father died of cholera. The young widow and her son arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah on 4 October, 1850, where he grew up and attended school with the children of Brigham Young. In 1852, his mother became one of the plural wives of Seth M. Blair, a widower with three children. When he was 14 years of age, he came to Providence, Utah where he worked to support his mother, a brother and four sisters. In Providence, he met his future wife, Joan Mathews. They were married in 1871 in Salt Lake City. From 1870 to 1882 he worked for ZCMI. Charles along with his wife was one of the prime movers in the early theatrical movement in Providence, Utah. In 1893 the family moved to Idaho Falls, Idaho where Mr. Johnson became the manager of the Grahal, later the New Porter Hotel. At one time he was the Chief of Police in Idaho Falls and street supervisor of Idaho Falls. Charles and Joan became the parents of five children: Martha, Joan, Elizabeth, Charles, and one who died in infancy. Charles died 15 September 1932. (Bio information taken from "Providence And Her People")
SOURCE: Find A Grave Memorial# 81831609. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=81831609