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Andrew Augustus Johansson 1862-1935

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Andrew Augustus JOHANSSON was born in Finland in 1862. The son of Andrew Gustave JOHANSSON and Maria Johanna KALSTROM.

It has been said that Andrew jumped a Russian ship in Launceston Tasmania,
Changing his name to JOHNSON, Andrew married Mary Ann MARTIN b:1846 and died at Nabowla, Tasmania on the 13 November 1931.

Andrew Johnson formerly Johansson aged 74 died on the 31 July 1935 at the Launceston Hospital. Both are buried at the Presbyterian Cemetery in Nabowla, Tasmania.

Obituary EXAMINER Friday 20th November 1931

NABOWLA. On Friday last another old resident of Nabowla passed away in the person of 'Mrs. Andrew Johnson, who had been a resident of the district for 40 years. She was well liked and respected. Mrs.Johnson was 85 years of age. The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon at the Nabowla Cemetery, where a large crowd pald their respects. Mrs. Johnson leaves a husband and six sons.


Three of them I've found;
Herbert JOHNSON, Andrew William JOHNSON and George Sanfelix JOHNSON

DEATHS EXAMINER Friday 2 August 1935

JOHNSON.-On the 31st July, at the Launceston Public Hospital, Andrew Johnson, late of Nabowla. Aged 74 year".

FUNERAL EXAMINER Friday 2 August 1935

JOHNSON.-The funeral of the late Mr.Andrew Johnson is appointed to leave the Nabowla Railway Station for the Presbyterian Cemetery,
Nabowla, to-morraow (Saturday) afternoon, at 2.30.-ARTHUR DOOLAN, Undertaker, Wellington - Balfour Streets.

Surnames: JOHNSON JOHNSSON KALSTROM MARTIN
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by ngairedith on 2011-07-18 05:06:13

was looking for his burial site but there doesn't appear to be an on-line database for Nabowla, not even Lilydale ...
will keep looking

by janilye on 2011-07-18 05:11:01

This is for member James Johnson. I've got a lot of Tassie Cemeteries on file I'll see if I have it

by janilye on 2011-07-18 05:26:24

It hasn't been transcribed. Still on microfiche with the Launceston Family History Group.

by jamesjohnson on 2011-07-18 17:32:13

THANX JANILYE, I have a copy of his marriage Cert and it is the name of JOHNSON. James

by janilye on 2011-07-18 17:36:42

I mean't to ask you about the marriage. Was that October 1897?
I wasn't sure because of the children's birthdates.

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