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Looking for information on JACOB CROSBY JOHNSON's parents and ancestors (born 15 Mar 1853 in Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS. --29 Jan 1925 Tx.; bur Ivie Cemetery near Kennard). He moved to Trinity, TX about 1874. He mar MARY LORAINE LANE (b 20 Jan 1865 from Trinity -- 9 Mar 1938). They had 7 ch: JOSEPH THOMAS JOHNSON, ERVIN MONROE JOHNSON, WERT PRESTON JOHNSON, OSCAR T. JOHNSON, DONA JOHNSON, IONA JOHNSON and ORA JOHNSON. A family story tells that Jacob shot a man and thought he had killed him, so he left home and went to Texas. Later, his family in Mississippi found him and revealed the man had not died and that he could come back home. Jacob chose to live in Trinity and remained there.
Rt. 1, Box 1023
Crockett, TX 75835
My great grandmother was MARY JANE JOHNSON, b. 1847 in Cass Co., TX. She was the dau. of WILLIAM JOHNSON and granddaughter of HARRIS JOHNSON. William was b. in 1810 in Tennessee. His father Harris was born about 1776 in VA but moved to North Carolina with his family when a small child. Mary Jane mar. NOAH SPEARS EWALT in Dallas Co., TX. His family was from Bourbon Co., KY. I have had no luck in finding Harris Johnson's family in North Carolina so far.
Seeking info on parents of BENJAMIN JOHNSON (b Aug 1806, Va.). Parents may have been ERASMUS (Asmus; Asthmus) JOHNSON and MARY. Any help will be appreciated.
Searching for info on PENELOPE CAROLINE ROUSE, wife of CALVIN JOHNSON. They were listed on the 1850 Census of Leon County (Tallahassee), Fla. There were several other Johnson families in the area at the time and all appear to have come from North Carolina. Listed with Calvin and Caroline were two children about 5 yrs of age and an older boy, WARREN DUVAL, about 10. I have reason to believe that Warren was the son of Penelope and ALEXANDER FORMY-DUVAL, also of NC. It was a practice of some Formy-Duval descendants to drop the "Formy" portion of their last name. Caroline is not listed on the 1860 census in which Calvin is shown without a wife and I cannot find the younger children. If I am correct, Caroline is my ancestor and she may be the daughter (natural or adopted) of CANADA (Canady) ROUSE and his wife, also a Johnson, from North Carolina. Warren Duval was subsequently adopted by Canada and the boy's surname changed to Rouse.
William Rouse Kirkland
2589 Burntfork Dr.
Clearwater, Fl. 33761
I am searching for ancestors and descendants of the JOHNSON family who lived in Arcadia and central Louisiana. I am particularly interested in BENOIT JOHNSON (Jeansonne 1800's), CHARLES JOHNSON (1700's), and MICHAEL DEVILLE (1700's). I have over 1,000 names in my data base on the Johnson family from this area.
9625 Pioneer Valley Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
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Trying to find my roots. Looking for parents and ancestors of BEN HARVEY JOHNSON, b. in either 1886 or 1881, d. June, 1962 of Owen (County ?), Kentucky. He had 3 brothers: BUCK JOHNSON, RICHARD JOHNSON and ROY JOHNSON and a sister, MARY CATHERINE JOHNSON (Bramlett). Two of the bros. were half brothers. Ben H. mar. ANNA L. GAINES. Their son, BENNY THOMAS JOHNSON Sr. is my father, b. Nov 1936, in Owen.
BENNY T. JOHNSON Jr.
Looking for information on WILLIE R. JOHNSON and WILFORD D. JOHNSON. Willie was born in Rowen Fork, Ms. about 1914. Very little is known about these family members. Other surnames could be COBB. They could have moved in the late 1920's to Ozark County, Mo.
Looking for information on my great grandfather, TOM JOHNSON. He had a tobacco farm in Pierce Co. (Blackshear), Ga. (near Waycross). He mar LINA DEEVERS and had 2 ch: MABEL ELIZABETH JOHNSON and PINA JOHNSON. He also worked for the railroad (Waycross has had a major railroad center for many decades). All my mother can recall is that he was adopted and was supposedly from Ireland. He was born about 1850 and died about 1935.
Searching for information on the Johnson family from Harlan Co., KY. My father, WASHINGTON JOHNSON was born there 29 Sep., 1904. I would like to find the origins of our family from Harlan Co.
Seeking information on SAMUEL JOHNSTON Senior, born 1777 in NC, died 1861 in Buckhorn, Perry Co., KY. He mar. about 1799 in the Yadkin River valley, Rowan Co., NC to SARAH PENNINGTON, b. 24 Nov., 1776 in Ashe Co., NC. She was the dau. of MICAJAH PENNINGTON and RACHEL JONES. Samuel was living in Owsley Co., KY in 1850 and Perry Co., KY. in 1860. His known ch. included: JAMES JOHNSTON b. 13 jul 1800 Rowan Co., NC, mar. (1) JUDY RILEY 6 May, 1820 in Clay Co., KY. and (2) MARGARET GAY, 22 Dec, 1827 in Perry Co., KY.; JOHN JOHNSTON, b. 18 May, 1802 NC, mar NANCY HADDIX 14 Nov. 1822; JENNIE JOHNSTON (1 Apr., 1805 NC, mar. JOHN RILEY 9 May, 1820); WILLIAM JOHNSTON, b. 2 Jan., 1806 NC, mar. ELIZABETH TURNER 24 Sep., 1826; SAMUEL JOHNSTON Jr. (25 Oct 1808 NC, mar. RACHEL PENNINGTON 23 Jan 1832); CAMPBELL JOHNSTON (b 6 Feb 1811 NC, mar SARAH TURNER 12 Aug 1836); ISRAEL JOHNSTON ( 6 Aug 1813 NC, mar. ??? FUGATE); and ELIZABETH JOHNSTON (b 10 Apr 1816 at Buckhorn, Perry Co., KY., mar JESSE BARGER 8 Oct., 1831). All of the children were married in Clay Co., KY.
3637 N. 3500 E.
Kimberly, ID 83341
Looking for information on AVIS JOHNSON and his descendants. Avis was born in 1816 in Albemarle Co., VA. He moved to the frontier and settled in San Augustine Co., TX about 1835. He mar (1) AMERICA BERRY who died nine years later. He then mar MARY FORD in 1861 and had 11 ch. My grandmother was EMMA JOHNSON (mar -- CLICK).
Jerry S. Brown
925 Golf Ave.
Kerrville, Tx. 78028
Looking for parents and ancestors of JAMES ANDERSON JOHNSTON, b. ca 1826, d. ca 1886. He can first be found on the 1850 census of Columbia Co., Ga. (just north of Augusta, Ga.). He mar. RACHAEL LANGFORD in Warren Co., Ga. on 20 Jan., 1842. Their ch. were: JOHN (1844), GEORGE WASHINGTON (1846), PATRICK (1849), NARCISS (1851, SUSAN (1853), WILLIAM (1855), MARY (1858), SARAH (1860), WINNIE (1861), REBECCA (1862) and ROSA (1866). James' sons John and George served in Company K, 16th Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Confederate States Army during the War for Southern Independence. My line is from his son, George Washington, his son, CHARLES DEXTON JOHNSTON (1870- 1947), GEORGE DEXTON JOHNSON and myself, HAROLD GILBERT JOHNSTON (1940).
Harold G. Johnston
322 Crane Ferry Rd.
Augusta, Ga. 30907
Looking for relations of my ancestor, WILLIAM JOHNSTON, b. ca 1648, probably in Isle of Wight Co., Va. and died ca 28 Sept., 1719 in Isle of Wight. Mar. between 1668-1685 in Isle of Wight Co. to SARAH GRIFFITH b. ca 1650 in Isle of Wight, dau. of OWEN GRIFFITH, b. in Wales in 1624, d. bef 1685 and MARY HUNTT, b. 1626. William and Sarah lived in Lower Parish of Isle of Wight Co. The next generation was THOMAS JOHNSTON Sr., b. ca 1678-90 in Isle of Wight Co., died 12 Aug., 1746. He mar. MARY, b. ca 1678, d. ca 8 May, 1746. Their son, JOHN JOHNSTON was b. ca 1700-1710 in Isle of Wight, d. ca Nov., 1780 in Johnston Co., NC. Mar (1) ?; who was the mother of his first 7 ch, with AMOS their first born. Mar. (2) ELIZABETH, d. 29 Nov., 1790 in Johnston Co. His son AMOS Sr. was b. ca 1730 in Upper Parish of Isle of Wight Co. and d. ca 28 May, 1798 in Johnston Co. He mar. MARY. Their son ABEL JOHNSTON was b. ca 1755-57 in Johnston Co. and d. ca Nov., 1820. He mar. ca 1777 to ANN JOHNSON (ca 1759) in Cumberland Co. (now Harnett) and d. 9 Apr., 1838. Their son AMOS was b. ca 1785 in Johnston Co. and d. bef 31 Aug., 1846. He mar. SARAH ("Sally") JOHNSON, b. ca 1800, d. after 1870 and was probably the dau. of JACOB JOHNSON and NANCY COATES. Their son AMOS GREENE was b. 14 Apr., 1828 in Johnston Co. He mar. bef 5 Aug., 1857 to MARY ANN SUTTON, b. 20 May, 1838, d. 31 May, 1905, dau. of NOAH SUTTON and ARABELLA STOKES. Their son ROBERT LEE JOHNSON was b. 29 Sep., 1867; d. 8 Sept., 1950 in Johnston Co. He mar. (1) HUANNIE JOHNSON, b. 6 Mar., 1859; d. 26 July, 1915, dau. of HUGH JOHNSON and ANGELINA BARNES. Robert mar. (2) IDA LEAKE (2 Apr., 1865-1 Apr., 1952). Robert's son OSCAR FRANK JOHNSTON was b. 18 Jan., 1892; d. 7 July, 1943 in Johnston Co. He mar. BERTIE COWART (b. 1881-1891) in Graham, Ga. Their dau., FRANKIE ELIZABETH JOHNSON was b. 14 Aug., 1919 in Tifton, Ga.; d. 7 June, 1986 in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. She mar. 25 Dec., 1938 JOHN WILLIAM SIZE b. 3 May, 1917 in Leipsic, Oh.; d. 4 Dec., 1997 in Boynton Beach, Fl. (my parents).
John Robert Size
Looking for information on JOHN ABNER JOHNSTON, b. ca 1831 in Mississippi, exact location unknown. He went by wagon train to Oregon and then to California. His son was WALTER CLEVELAND JOHNSTON, b. in Ca. His daughter is my mother. I now live and work in Saudia Arabia, so it is difficult to do family research so from home. I have only recently begun family research. Any help will be appreciated. My home address is in Spokane, Wa.
Vicci S. Thompson
Looking for information on parents and ancestors of HUGH JOHNSON, b. ca 1841, possibly in Copiah Co., Ms.; died in 1870's. He mar. SUSAN ANN FORD 15 Sep., 1864 in Copiah Co. Susan was b. in Alabama, possibly Sumter Co., dau. of Dr. WILLIAM GARDNER FORD of SC and Al. and MARY ANN of Fayette, Jefferson Co., Ms.
Fred B. Johnson
21 Pebble Beach Circle
Madison, WI 53717
Looking for info on PAYTON JOHNSON. He mar. ELIZABETH HAMMONDS. Ch. were ABISHA, JOHN, NANCY, NELLIE and KENDRICK JOHNSON who are believed to be from Kentucky.
Greg G. Johnson
6585 S. 375 W.
North Judson, IN. 46366
Looking for the family of CHARLIE L. JOHNSON, b 1898 in Brownfield, TX., d 1982. He was the son of CHARLES JOHNSON. Charlie lived in Highlands, TX. He said he had a sister named ALMA, 2 years older than he. Their father worked for a railroad company on the line between Denver, CO. and Brownfield, TX. Their mother (said to be an Indian) died in Dec., 1898 and Charles remarried about 1915-1917 and had more ch. In 1944, he was supposed to be living in the Denver area. We do not know anything about Alma except her married name may have been WALTERS and she could have lived in Bakersfield, CA. in about 1941. There are only two of Charlie's kids left and we want to find their family.
PO Box 2004
Lindale, TX 75771
I am looking for my father, TROICE GERALD ("Troy") JOHNSON. He would be in his late 40's now. He was in the military (Navy I think) from 1970 to 1974 and stationed in Honolulu (1970) and then Texas, then San Francisco (1972) and then San Diego (1974). He married my mother HELEN in 1969. I, HELEN THERESA (Theresa) was b 1970 and my sister KATHERINE JOYCE ("Kathy") was b 1973. My parents separated in 1974 and divorced. I know there are a lot of family in Texas, Louisiana and Illinois. Hope some relatives can help me find him.
3126 Rodney Common
Fremont, CA 94538
Searching for ancestors and info on FOUNT ACON JOHNSON b 1855 in Rome, GA. By 1897, he was married and living in Erath Co., TX. Would like to connect with anyone who has info on Johnson family in Rome and Floyd Co., Ga.
Looking for information on ancestors and wife of WILLIAM LITTLEBERRY JOHNSTON (1823-1863). William lived his adult life on a plantation in Halifax Co., NC. He mar MARTHA WILLIAMS GRANT (1827-1907). His ch included MARGARET ELIZABETH and GOFF -- there may have been others.
Looking for ancestors and living descendants of WILLIAM F. JOHNSON and his wife HENRIETTA ANDREWS. They had a son, NICHOLAS B. JOHNSON who mar FRANCES CAROLINE TILLER. Her parents were SHIMME J. TILLER and NANCY J. CROOK. Nicholas and Frances had a dau, MARY ALMEADA JOHNSON, my maternal grandmother. Hope to make contact with cousins and others and learn more about our ancestors.
4682 Martinez Dr.
Orlando FL 32839
Seeking information on JAMES JOHNSTON, b. ca 1712 d bef 23 Dec., 1771. He lived in Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut. He mar. ELIZABETH LOCKWOOD from Greenwich. They had 2 sons that I know of : WILLIAM, b June, 1739 and d 20 June, 1749 in Greenwich; buried Episcopal Church Cemetery; and ABRAHAM, b 1756 in Greenwich. His first wife was JANE ? and 2nd wife BETSY ?. Abraham d in Penfield, NY 4 Feb., 1830. After his death, his wife sold land to her brother Abraham Lockwood.
303 Susan St.
Roseburg, Or. 97470
Looking for info on CHARLES JOHNSTON and his wife EDNA. Family legend says that Charles was of English, Irish, Scottish and Cherokee Indian origins. He worked as a salesman in Springfield, MO. for RCA Corp. He adopted a set of twins, ROBERT and WILLIAM JOHNSTON, who I think were actually cousins of my father and nephews of Charles. Charles' middle initial may have been "E. " but I am not sure. The only other name I have is DALE, which could be either a brother of Charles or his wife Edna. I am the daughter of their son, JOHN RICHARD JOHNSTON who mar. El DONNA GAYLE SIMS.
Deborah Lynn Johnston
Would appreciate any info on my ggg grandfather, SAMUEL M. JOHNSON, b. 1802 in SC and died 1853 in Ouachita Co., AR. He lived somewhere near Memphis, TN. until about 1843 His first wife's maiden name was COLLINS. He may have lived in Alabama but had moved to Arkansas by 1845. His known children by first wife were FRANCIS b. ca 1832; LUCRETIA C. b 1834; SAMUEL JAMES, b 1839; ALICE M. b 1843 (all born in TN.) and ELIZABETH BERNICE b 1845 or 46 in AR.
501 Southeast Madison
Idabel, OK 74745
Looking for info on and parents of DOCK PRESTON JOHNSON, b 1862 (AL. ?) and died near Athens, TX. in 1918. Hecame to Texas with a brother DANIEL JOHNSON who we think settled in Malakoff, TX. Dock mar MARY FRANCIS DICKY, b. 1866 in AL. They lived in Mcdade, Bastrop Co., Tx. where four ch were born: JOHNNIE LEE (1883-1918); TRAVIS PRESTON (1886-1960); DOSHA LEE (1891-1892); and ETHEL MARGARET (1889 -- ?). Also info on Johnnie's family. He mar AVIS FEASTER in 1903 and had 3 ch: LLOYD, EULA and ZULA. We have no records on his family after his death. Ethel Margaret mar JOHN HENRY STEVENS and lived and died in Ft. Worth, Tx. They had 5 ch: JACK, JOHN Jr., BOBBIE LEE, DELVIN B. and BILLY FRANK. Would also like info on them as well. My grandfather was Travis Preston who mar HETTIE MAE BROWNLOW in 1893. They had 7 ch: EDITH MAE, DOSHA LEE, CHARLIE RADFORD, MAGGIE FRANCIS, HARRIE GEORGE, DOLORIS JUANITA and my father, TRAVIS Jr.
Johnnie Lee Johnson
Rt. 3 Box 384
Buffalo, MO 65622
Looking for info on EFFA (Effie, Effy ) JOHNSON, dau of CALVIN JOHNSON, Sr. and CYNTHIA. Calvin was living in Jasper Co., MS in 1850 where his family is listed on the census that year. Calvin was b ca 1816 in SC and Cynthia ca 1811 in Tn. Their ch were LAURA b 1834, LOLITIA, b 1838, CYNTHIA, b. 1841, EFFY, b 1843, CALVIN Jr., b 1845 and ELIZA, b 1847, all born in Mississippi. Effa mar 1st L. W. LOPER who is believed to have been killed as a Confederate soldier with the "Jasper Rifles" company early in the War Between the States. She later mar JAMES SMITHHART in Scott Co., MS in 1862. Her sister Cynthia mar a BEAVERS. Some of the family later moved to Nacogdoches Co. Tx. abt 1890.
Houston, Tx 77055
Searching for info on the family of RAIFORD JOHNSTON, a farmer who had one known son, JOHN. John was a doctor and surgeon in the Confederate Army during the War for Southern Independence. After the war, he lived in Garland, Butler Co., Al. abt 1868. He had one known son, ERASTUS EUGENE. Erastus E. mar MARY BARNES and was living in Repton, Conecuh Co., Al. where he was a farmer. E. E. and Mary's ch were SELMON RAYFORD b 1890, EUGENE, KATHERINE (mar MITCHELL), MYRTLE (mar HAYES / HAYS) and MAUDE (mar SAVAGE).
John H. Johnston
6600 Bellaire # 107-H
Houston, Tx 77074
Searching for ancestors and info on MARTHA JOHNSON, b ca 1750. She lived at Pagan Creek, NC and mar JAMES COPELAND at the Pagan Creek Meeting House (Quaker) ca 1769. Their ch were MARY, ANN and JOHN. Mary was b 12 Apr 1770 in Orange Co., NC. Mary mar RICHARD SHIPP 18 June, 1789 in Mercer Co., KY. James Copeland was bn ca 1750 in Isle of Wight Co., VA., son of THOMAS APPLEWAITE COPELAND. James had an uncle, JAMES b ca 1704, son of JOSEPH COPELAND and MARY WOODLEY who md another MARTHA JOHNSON, b ca 1704. This Martha's father was ROBERT JOHNSON, who died 24 Jan 1761 and left property to his dau and son-in-law. It appears that these families intermarried with several cousins and they used the same names in succeeding generations. I hope to identify the parents of my own Martha.
Seeking origins of NATHANIEL A. JOHNSON, 4 Aug 1844--4 Dec, 1918 in East Bend, Yadkin Co., NC. He mar ELIZABETH ALLEN (26 Sep, 1845--8 Mar, 1934). Both are buried in the Allen-Johnson Cemetery in East Bend. Their ch included THOMAS WILLIAM (my grandfather) (16 Nov, 1874 - 15 Dec, 1936; mar (1) WILDA FRANCES LANE 8 Nov, 1896 (2) MARGARET LOUISA BAKER). It is believed that N. A. JOHNSON (16 Feb, 1869 -- 26 Mar, 1920 is also a son of Nathaniel. He is also buried at the Allen Johnson Cemetery. Ch of Thomas William were LESTER (10 May, 1899--Mar, 1951; mar VENNIE DAVIS (1899-1992), both buried in Forsyth Co., NC; MONROE (1902--1968; mar LOLA (1905--1986); OTIS WESLEY (my father) (9 Sep, 1904 -- 16 Apr 1968; mar MARY LEVORA CARLYLE (1904--1985); HARVEY VERNON (12 Oct, 1910 -- 18 May, 1913); RAY JAMES (4 Aug, 1912; mar EVELYN); and JOSEPHINE RUTH (15 Mar, 1914; mar LESTER LONG. All the ch were born in East Bend. Otis Wesley and Lester moved to Forsyth Co., NC where they died Harvey and Monroe died in Yadkin Co., NC. Ray and Josephine are still living in Yadkin Co.
Omeda Johnson Brewer
1130 Bent Grass Ln.
Winston-Salem, NC 27127
Looking for ancestors, descendants and siblings of S. E. (Samuel Eccles ?) JOHNSON, (b Hillsboro, Tx. abt 1902). He mar OLLIE BETTS abt 1920 and had 2 ch: LOUIS (31 Dec 1921 in Vernon, Tx.) and ETHEL BELLE, b. 21 Oct 1924. He had brothers, HEBER (Hebert?) and WILL (the oldest); and sisters GLADYS, TOMMIE, ETHEL and "SISTER BABE". I believe S. E. worked on the Wagonner Ranch (W. T. Wagonner Estate ?) or perhaps the Matador Ranch in Tx. He died sometime between 1924 - 1926 and was buried in East View Cemetery in Vernon. Have not been able to find a death certificate. Would appreciate any info on his parents and other ancestors.
Jewell (Johnson) Meyers
905 Moore Rd.
Toutle, WA 98649
I am looking for info on family of WILLIAM JOHNSTON/JOHNSON, b 1710 in Chester Co., Pa. and died 1806 in Warren Co., Ga. He was mar 3 times: MARTHA MARSHALL (my gggggg grandmother), MARY TAYLOR and MAGDONE JAMES. He mar Martha 17 Apr 1754 and had a son, CALEB, b 1755 in Chester Co.; died 26 Feb 1850 in Brookhaven, Ms. at the home of his daughter, MARTHA JOHNSON JONES. Caleb mar. SARAH FRANCES ("Fanny") WAGGONER (d 1830 in Ms.) and had these ch: LUISA (Luvicy), SARAH (mar ROBERT DAY III, David Day's brother), MARY (my ggg grandmother), WILLIAM, MARGARET, ANNA, FRANCIS, JAMES, MICHAJAH and ROLAND. MARY JOHNSTON was b 15 May 1787 in Wilkes Co., Ga., d 9 Oct 1850 near Brookhaven, Ms. She mar DAVID DAY (b 20 Apr 1787 in Hancock Co., Ga., d abt 1860 near Brookhaven). Any info on this family would be appreciated.
Baton Rouge, La.
Looking for info on the Johnson family who lived in the Kingsburg section of what was then Marion Co., SC in the late 1800's. My info is limited -- I know of two brothers, MAJOR and JAMES FOSTER JOHNSON, who was my great grandfather. Foster, as he was known, had 4 sons: CHARLES, BERT, ROSWELL MILEY and the other uk. Would appreciate any info on the family from this area.
Charles T. Johnson
109 Kimberly Ln.
Florence, SC 29505