Source Citations for Raymond Burnett Johnson

The source descriptions are noted at the top of the page. Following them are detailed citation references.

Note that these are only source citations and reference details, and do not necessarily establish a fact beyond dispute. They are, however, sufficient (either individually or in combination) to make the compiler believe the associated facts are true.

Source Citations

birth-loretta-johnson-1937: Certificate of birth for Loretta Pearl Johnson (1937); Los Angeles County, California, local registered number 8064, filed 8 Jun 1937, State of California Department of Public Health; certified copy generated after 9 July 1945; privately held

birth-raymond-johnson-1915: Delayed certificate of birth for Raymond Burnett Johnson (1915); Eddy County, North Dakota, state and registrar numbers unknown, registered 3 Oct 1940, North Dakota State Department of Public Health; certified copy dated 8 October 1940; privately held

census-us-1920-ps-mn-clay-43-6a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Minnesota, Clay County, Moorhead (Ward 2), enumeration district 43, sheet 6A (form/penned) or page 206A (stamped); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) ⟩ "Minnesota ⟩ Clay ⟩ Moorhead ⟩ District 0043" image 11; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 827 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

census-us-1930-ps-mn-clay-30-7a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Minnesota, Clay County, Moorhead (Ward 2), enumeration district 14-30, sheet 7A (form/penned) or page 148A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) ⟩ "Minnesota ⟩ Clay ⟩ Moorhead ⟩ District 0030" image 13; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1083 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340818]

census-us-1940-ps-ca-losangeles-629-5a: 1940 U.S. Census, population schedule, California, Los Angeles County, San Antonio Township, enumeration district 19-629, sheet 5A; 1940 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before Aug 2018) ⟩ "California ⟩ Los Angeles ⟩ San Antonio ⟩ 19-629" image 9; citing “Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA microfilm publication T627, roll 249 (of 4643), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

citizenship-petition-herman-joop-1939: Petition for Naturalization for Herman William Joop (1939), includes Declaration of Intention (1934); U.S., Naturalization Records, 1840-1957, database with images, Ancestry (https://ancestry.com: accessed 11 May 2018) ⟩ “California ⟩ District Court ⟩ (Roll 241) Petitions for Naturalization 69283-69728; 2/9/40-2/22/40” images 419–422; petition number 69387; citing "National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Naturalization Records of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, Central Division (Los Angeles), 1887-1940; Microfilm Roll: 241; Microfilm Serial: M1524" [The collection of papers is internally inconsistent on Herman’s date of immigration; the date from the Petition for Naturalization is assumed.]

death-raymond-johnson-1992: Certificate of Death for Raymond Burnett Johnson (1992); Los Angeles Department of Health Services, Los Angeles County, California, registration number unknown, registered 14 May 1992, certified copy generated 19 May 1992; photocopy, privately held

estate-will-raymond-johnson-1992: Will of Raymond B. Johnson; signed 25 March 1992; photocopy, privately held

interview-helen-oram-2009: Notes from interview with Helen (Johnson) Caswell Oram, 19 Oct 2009; privately held

interview-loretta-spear-2006: Email conversation with Loretta Pearl (Johnson) Spear, 19 Aug 2006, includes physical notes sent by mail; privately held

interview-{private}-2006-a: Email conversation with {private}, 21-23 Sep 2006; privately held

interview-{private}-2007-d: Email conversation with {private}, 10-12 Sep 2007; privately held

memorialcard-raymond-johnson-1992: Memorial card (funeral program) for Raymond Johnson (1992); privately held

military-discharge-raymond-johnson-1946: Discharge certificate and form, and separation qualification record for Raymond B. Johnson (1946); Army of the United States; photocopy, privately held

misc-raymond-johnson-date-notes: Scrap paper note with dates of parents’ births, marriage, and wife’s death (between 1971 and 1992); Raymond Johnson; privately held

misc-raymond-johnson-id-card-1943: Identification card for Raymond Burnett Johnson (1943); United States Coast Guard, Captain of Port, Port of Los Angeles; privately held

misc-raymond-johnson-masonic-membership-1954: Presentation page (1954) from Raymond Johnson's personal copy of Book of the Entered Apprentice; privately held

misc-raymond-johnson-masonic-membership-1955: Presentation page (1955) from Raymond Johnson's personal copy of Constitution of The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of the Free and Accepted Masons of the State of California; privately held

obituary-harold-johnson-1948: Obituary for Harold K. Johnson (1948); “In Memoriam (Harold K. Johnson),” Grace Notes (Los Angeles, California), 25 Jan 1948 (Sunday), page 5, column 1 [This is a bulletin of the Grace Lutheran Church.]

obituary-pearl-johnson-1971: Obituary for Pearl Ellen Johnson (1971); “Pearl Ellen Johnson,” Buena Park Independent (Buena Park, California), 30 Jun 1971 (Wednesday), page unknown, column unknown

religious-confirmation-raymond-johnson-1930: Confirmation Certificate, Raymond B. Johnson, 4 May 1930; Trinity Church (Moorhead, Minnesota); photocopy, privately held

religious-registry-ministerial-kvernes-nd-1884-9: Ministerialbog [Ministerial Book], Kvernes Evangelisk Lutherske Menighed, started 31 Aug 1884 (Foster County, North Dakota), page 9; U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Church Records, 1781-1969, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 2018) ⟩ “Congregational Records ⟩ North Dakota ⟩ Carrington ⟩ Kvernes Lutheran” image 114; citing “Protokol for Kvernes Menighed, 1901, Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA), Birth, Marriage, Deaths, Chicago, Illinois”

Source Reference Details

Name Details

birth-raymond-johnson-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Raymond Burnett Johnson).

obituary-pearl-johnson-1971:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Raymond B. Johnson).

obituary-harold-johnson-1948:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Raymond B. Johnson).

religious-registry-ministerial-kvernes-nd-1884-9:

Reference Detail: Entry 283

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Raymond Burnette [Johnson]).

birth-loretta-johnson-1937:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Raymond B. Johnson).

census-us-1920-ps-mn-clay-43-6a:

Reference Detail: Line 11, dwelling 85

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Raymond ⟨?⟩ Johnson).

census-us-1930-ps-mn-clay-30-7a:

Reference Detail: Line 26, dwelling 138

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Raymond B. Johnson).

census-us-1940-ps-ca-losangeles-629-5a:

Reference Detail: Line 22, household 119

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Raymond Johnson).

death-raymond-johnson-1992:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Raymond Burnett Johnson).

estate-will-raymond-johnson-1992:

Reference Detail: Page 1, declaration.

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Raymond B. Johnson).

interview-helen-oram-2009:

Reference Detail: Note #9: Raymond Burnett Johnson.

interview-loretta-spear-2006:

Reference Detail: Image #3.

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Raymond Johnson).

military-discharge-raymond-johnson-1946:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Raymond B. Johnson).

Birth Details

birth-loretta-johnson-1937:

Comment Detail: Source includes age (21) and location (N. Dakota). Using Loretta's birth date of 1 Jun 1937 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1915 to 1 June 1916. (All '1's in this document are typed as capital 'I', possibly due to limitations of the typewriter.)

birth-raymond-johnson-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (October 30, 1915) and location (Pleasant Prarie Township, North Dakota).

census-us-1920-ps-mn-clay-43-6a:

Reference Detail: Line 11, dwelling 85

Comment Detail: Source includes age (4 2/12 [4y 2m]) and location (North Dakota). Using his age and the official census date of 1 Jan 1920 gives a birth date range from 2 Oct 1915 to 1 Nov 1915.

census-us-1930-ps-mn-clay-30-7a:

Reference Detail: Line 26, dwelling 138

Comment Detail: Source includes age (14) and location (No [North] Dakota). Using his age and the official census date of 1 Apr 1930 gives a birth date range from 2 Apr 1915 to 1 Apr 1916.

census-us-1940-ps-ca-losangeles-629-5a:

Reference Detail: Line 22, household 119

Comment Detail: Source includes age (25) and location (North Dakota). Using the official census date of 1 Apr 1940 gives a birth date range from 2 Apr 1914 to 1 Apr 1915. Note that the age is somewhat ambiguous, since the second digit's top part doesn't look like a 3 or a 5. However, the bowl looks more like a 5 than a 3, using other entries in the age column for comparison.

death-raymond-johnson-1992:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (October 30, 1915).

memorialcard-raymond-johnson-1992:

Comment Detail: Source includes location (New Rockford, North Dakota).

military-discharge-raymond-johnson-1946:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (30 Oct 1915).

religious-registry-ministerial-kvernes-nd-1884-9:

Reference Detail: Entry 283

Comment Detail: Source includes date (30 Oct. 1915).

Death Details

death-raymond-johnson-1992:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (May 10, 1992) and location (Los Angeles, CA).

interview-loretta-spear-2006:

Reference Detail: Image #3.

Comment Detail: Source includes date (1992).

Father Details

birth-raymond-johnson-1915:

Comment Detail: Source identifies Henry B. Johnson as the biological father of Raymond Burnett Johnson.

census-us-1920-ps-mn-clay-43-6a:

Reference Detail: Lines 4,11, dwelling 85

Comment Detail: Source identifies Raymond ⟨unclear⟩ Johnson as a son of Henry V. Johnson. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

death-raymond-johnson-1992:

Comment Detail: Source identifies Henry B. Johnson as the father of Raymond Burnett Johnson. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

interview-loretta-spear-2006:

Reference Detail: Message #2.

Comment Detail: Source identifies Henry B. Johnson as the father of Raymond. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

religious-registry-ministerial-kvernes-nd-1884-9:

Reference Detail: Entry 283

Comment Detail: Source identifies H.B. Johnson as a parent of Raymond Burnette [Johnson]. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

Mother Details

birth-raymond-johnson-1915:

Comment Detail: Source identifies Betsy Peterson as the biological mother of Raymond Burnet Johnson.

census-us-1930-ps-mn-clay-30-7a:

Reference Detail: Lines 22,26, dwelling 138

Comment Detail: Source identifies Raymond B. Johnson as a son of Betsy Johnson. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

census-us-1940-ps-ca-losangeles-629-5a:

Reference Detail: Line 25, household 119

Comment Detail: Source identifies Betsy Johnson as the mother of Raymond. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

death-raymond-johnson-1992:

Comment Detail: Source identifies Betsy Pederson as the mother of Raymond Burnett Johnson. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

religious-registry-ministerial-kvernes-nd-1884-9:

Reference Detail: Entry 283

Comment Detail: Source identifies Betzi Johnson as a parent of Raymond Burnette [Johnson]. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

Marriage Details

census-us-1940-ps-ca-losangeles-629-5a:

Reference Detail: Line 23, household 119

Comment Detail: Source notes Pearl [Johnson] as the wife of Raymond Johnson.

misc-raymond-johnson-date-notes:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (8-24-1936) of marriage of Ray and Pearl.

interview-helen-oram-2009:

Reference Detail: Note #9: Raymond Burnett Johnson.

Comment Detail: Source indicates date (1936) and location (Moorhead, MN) and noted they probably eloped.

obituary-pearl-johnson-1971:

Comment Detail: Source notes fact of marriage of Raymond B. Johnson and Pearl Ellen. See research notes about duplication between Pearl's obituary and her memorial card.

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Events”

religious-registry-ministerial-kvernes-nd-1884-9:

Reference Detail: Entry 283

Comment Detail: Source includes date (26 Dec 1915).

death-raymond-johnson-1992:

Comment Detail: Source includes location (Angeles Abbey Mausoleum, Compton, California) and date (05-15-1992 [Mo. Day. Year]).

religious-confirmation-raymond-johnson-1930:

Reference Detail: Document text.

Comment Detail: Source includes date ("4th day of May, A.D. 1930").

census-us-1940-ps-ca-losangeles-629-5a:

Reference Detail: Line 22, household 119

Comment Detail: Source includes date (1 Apr 1940) and highest grade level (H-4 [high school, fourth year]).

military-discharge-raymond-johnson-1946:

Comment Detail: Source includes awards during military service (WORLD WAR II VICTORY RIBBON).

military-discharge-raymond-johnson-1946:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (11 Jul [19]45) and location (FT MAC ARTHUR CALIF).

military-discharge-raymond-johnson-1946:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (30 Jul [19]46) and location (FT GEO G MEADE MD).

misc-raymond-johnson-masonic-membership-1954:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (Jan 13, 1954), lodge (Greenleaf Lodge No. 670) and location (Whittier, California).

misc-raymond-johnson-masonic-membership-1955:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (April 23, 1955), lodge (Greenleaf Lodge No. 670 [located in Whittier, California]), and degree (Master Mason).

estate-will-raymond-johnson-1992:

Reference Detail: Page 3, signature.

death-raymond-johnson-1992:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (May 15, 1992) and location (Biby & Belyea Chapel [, South Gate, California]).

death-raymond-johnson-1992:

Comment Detail: Source includes location (Angeles Abbey Mausoleum [, Compton, California]).

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Attributes”

census-us-1920-ps-mn-clay-43-6a:

Reference Detail: Line 11, dwelling 85

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Jan 1920) and location (Moorhead City, County: Clay, State: Minnesota).

census-us-1930-ps-mn-clay-30-7a:

Reference Detail: Line 26, dwelling 138

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Apr 1930) and location (City of Moorhead, County: Clay, State: Minnesota).

military-discharge-raymond-johnson-1946:

Comment Detail: Source includes in the Separation Qualification (side 2) the name and location of the school (Moorhead High School, Moorhead, Minnesota), the year he left school (1934) and the number of years completed (3 3/4 yrs H.S.).

census-us-1940-ps-ca-losangeles-629-5a:

Reference Detail: Line 22, household 119

Comment Detail: Source includes date (1 Apr 1935) and location (Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota).

birth-loretta-johnson-1937:

Comment Detail: Source includes occupation (Laborer) and employer (Thrifty Drug Co.) and the fact he was employed on Loretta's birth date of 1 June 1937.

citizenship-petition-herman-joop-1939:

Reference Detail: Affidavits of Witnesses

Comment Detail: Source includes occupation (clerk).

citizenship-petition-herman-joop-1939:

Reference Detail: Witness Affidavits

Comment Detail: Source includes location (Los Angeles, Calif.) and date (6th ... November ... 1939).

census-us-1940-ps-ca-losangeles-629-5a:

Reference Detail: Line 22, household 119

Comment Detail: Source includes date (1 Apr 1940) and occupation (puts up orders / wholesale drugs).

census-us-1940-ps-ca-losangeles-629-5a:

Reference Detail: Line 22, household 119

Comment Detail: Source includes date (1 Apr 1940) and location (Florence, Los Angeles, California).

military-discharge-raymond-johnson-1946:

Comment Detail: Source includes years (1941 to 1945) and occupation (baker).

misc-raymond-johnson-id-card-1943:

Comment Detail: Source includes company (Pacific Screw Prod. Co.), occupation (machinist), remote work location ([Port of Los Angeles]), and date (7-5-43).

military-discharge-raymond-johnson-1946:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (30 July 1946) of separation and permanent mailing address (Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California).

interview-helen-oram-2009:

Reference Detail: Note #9: Raymond Burnett Johnson.

Comment Detail: Source includes date (about 1959) and location (Downey, CA).

interview-{private}-2007-d:

Reference Detail: Message #1.

Comment Detail: Source includes date (around 1959), and location (Downey [, California]).

death-raymond-johnson-1992:

Comment Detail: Source indicates number of years (32) living in the county (Orange County, California) before date of death (10 May 1992).

interview-helen-oram-2009:

Reference Detail: Note #9: Raymond Burnett Johnson.

Comment Detail: Source includes date (about 1963) and location (Buena Park, CA).

death-raymond-johnson-1992:

Comment Detail: Source includes residence (Buena Park, California) on date of death (10 May 1992).

General Notes Details

military-discharge-raymond-johnson-1946:

(no additional information)

misc-raymond-johnson-id-card-1943:

(no additional information)

misc-raymond-johnson-masonic-membership-1954:

(no additional information)

misc-raymond-johnson-masonic-membership-1955:

(no additional information)

Research Notes Details

birth-loretta-johnson-1937:

(no additional information)

death-raymond-johnson-1992:

(no additional information)

interview-{private}-2006-a:

Reference Detail: Message #2,#9.

interview-helen-oram-2009:

Reference Detail: Note #9: Raymond Burnett Johnson.

religious-confirmation-raymond-johnson-1930:

Reference Detail: Certificate text.