JOHNSON FAMILY HISTORY

NIELS JOHNSON. — Niels Johnson is a representative citizen of Templeton, and the pioneer of the wood business that has meant so much to every farmer in this section of the county: for when crops were poor or there were no crops at all, the timber could always be depended upon to yield a living and pay taxes, and it was through Mr. Johnson that a market was found and ready money was forthcoming. He was born in Naskoo, Denmark, March 21, 1850, a son of Johan and Maren Rasmussen. His father, a farmer and blacksmith, was twice married, and Niels Johnson of this review is the youngest of four children born of the first marriage.

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