Adolph Johnson

Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Johnson

Adolph Johnson came to Roseglen, North Dakota from Cyrus, Minnesota, and filed on a homestead claim in 1904, and built a shack there. Two of his sisters, Mrs. John Hill and Mrs. John Lunden, and their husbands, had arrived earlier. He returned to Minnesota, where he was married to Ida Snippen, the only sister of Henry, John, Martin, Sam and Leo Snippen, in April of 1905.

The young couple lived on the homestead only until the following December, when they returned to Minnesota to live on his parent's farm. They farmed there until 1921, then built a home in Cyrus, Minnesota, where he was active in community affairs until his death in 1956, at the age of eighty. His wife died in 1937. They were the parents of Chester, Inez (Mrs. Clifford Bruer), and Laverne (Mrs. Ray Rosenwald.