Individual Record 3009

Name}   Johnston, Faye Alveretta Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam  1 Aug 1914 Place}     ,     , California
Marr.1: Date} Exa 15 Dec 1933  M Place} Alhambra, Los Angeles, California     (Link)
Marr.2: Date} Exa 24 Apr 1950  M Place} Long Beach, Los Angeles, California
Death:  Date} Exa 14 Jun 1990 Place}     , Los Angeles, California
Burial:  Date} Aft 14 Jun 1990 Place} Live Oak Memorial Park, Monrovia, Los Angeles, California
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1435=1920 USA cen
Source 2} 1436=1930 USA cen
Source 3} 1066=Marriage rec
Source 4} 1430=Marriage rec
Source 5} 1434=1940 USA cen
Source 6} 872 = Voter record
Source 7} 988 = City directory
Source 8} 824 = Death record
Source 9} 963 = Cemetery rec
Source 10}  
Source 11} 
Parents: } George S. Johnston & Ida M. Belden
   Relationship No.} None
1st Household No.} 590 = Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:   Prime} Ferrell, Fredrick Byron
                              Benson, Eric G.
 Total Number of} 3?
Notes:  Faye Alveretta Johnston was born 1 Aug 1914 in California.  Her parents were George S. Johnston, born in Missouri, and Ida M. Belden, born in Kansas.  She had two older brothers, Leonard and Leon, and two older sisters, Ruth and Viola, all born in Kansas.

In the 1920 U.S. census, the family was living at 222 Fourth Street North, Idaho Falls, Idaho. Her father was a laborer, working for a transfer company.  Leonard, age 17, and Leon, age 15, were teamsters in construction.  Ruth, age 14, and Viola, age 10, attended school.  Faye was age 5 years.  Also in the household was her maternal grandfather, Edward J. Belden, age 62, born in Pennsylvania.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Faye was living at 1639 Steele Street, El Monte, California, with her parents.  Her father was a carpenter, working on houses.  They owned their home, valued at $6,000., and did not have a radio set.

Faye married Frederick B. Ferrell on 12 Dec 1933 in Alhambra, Los Angeles, California.  They moved often in their short marriage.  In the Alhambra City Directory, 1935, they were living at 310 Marengo Avenue, Alhambra, California.  In the 1936 Voter records, their address was 413 W. Linda Vista, Los Angeles.  Their first son, Freddie Leon, was born in 1934, and their second son, Edward Ray, in 1939.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Faye and Frederick were living at 315 W. Garvey, El Monte, California.  Their son Freddie Leon was 5 years, and their son Edward Ray was 1 year.  Frederick was a truck driver, hauling rock and gravel.  In the 1942 Voter records, their address was 101 W. Third Street, Los Angeles, Frederick was an operator.  The marriage ended in divorce some time in the 1940's.  In the 1946 Voter Registrations list, Faye is registered as a Democrat, living at 27 S. Granada Ave., Alhambra.

On 24 Apr 1950, Faye married Eric Gunner Benson.  They were married by Superior Court Judge High in Long Beach, California.  Eric, born in 1906 or 1907 in Illinois, had been married two times previously.  His parents were Hjalmer Benson and Anna Broden, of Swedish descent.  Eric died 31 Oct 1977, and nothing more is known about the marriage.

Faye must have married a third time as her surname at death was Griffin.  Faye died 14 Jun 1990 in Los Angeles County.  She is buried with her brother Leonard in Live Oak Memorial Park, Monrovia, California.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school, 3 yr   or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 12 Nov 2015
Date Created}  10 Jul  2013
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