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Melvin Ellis Johnson
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1870
McLeansboro
Hamilton County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1951
Childress
Childress County
Texas, USA

Melvin Ellis Johnson was the son of William Riley Johnson and Mary Caroline Clark and the brother to Riley R Johnson.

Melvin married Sarah A Bradley 14 Aug 1899 in Lamar Co, TX. Melvin and Sarah had 2 children: Edward Geter Johnson and Louisa Francis Johnson.
Sarah died between 1902 and 1905.

Melvin's second marriage was to Lorene Elnoor Dickerson Smith on 19 Nov 1906 in Hunt Co, TX. Melvin and Lorene had 9 children: Nellie Mae, Elmer C, John Ellis, Mary Anna, Berta M, Gertrude Lanier, Margie, Ella W, and Verta Marine Johnson.

Melvin was born April 12, 1870 in Hamilton Co, Illinois. His father was killed in early 1872. Melvin's mother moved back to Putnam Co, TN where she gave birth to her second son, Riley R Johnson. Mary Johnson with her two sons moved with her sisters and brother to Franklin Co, Arkanas in late 1881. In 1897 Melvin with his mother, Riley and his wife and daughter, and several other relatives moved to Lamar Co, Texas. Melvin moved to Childress after the birth of his last daugheter in 1928. Melvin was a farmer.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Riley Johnson (1839 - 1872)
  Mary Caroline Clark Johnson (1839 - 1928)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Ann Bradley Johnson (1877 - 1902)
  Lorene Elnoir Dickerson Johnson (1883 - 1945)*
 
 Children:
  Edward Gater Johnson (1899 - 1987)*
  Louisa Frances Johnson Jackson (1902 - 1987)*
  Nellie Mae Johnson Jackson (1908 - 1980)*
  Elmer C Johnson (1909 - 1914)*
  John Ellis Johnson (1912 - 1951)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Newton Johnson (1860 - 1928)**
  Charles McLinden Johnson (1864 - 1928)**
  Wilburn Garner Johnson (1866 - 1937)**
  Melvin Ellis Johnson (1870 - 1951)
  Riley Robertson Johnson (1872 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery (North Section)
Memphis
Hall County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section T, Block 399, Plot 7
 
Created by: Jenevia Clark-Lowery
Record added: Apr 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25701807
Melvin Ellis Johnson
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Melvin Ellis Johnson
Added by: Tim Cook
 
Melvin Ellis Johnson
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In memory of my Johnson and Clark family.
- Jenevia Clark-Lowery
 Added: Mar. 11, 2013
In Loving Memory of Melvin Ellis Johnson brother of my grandfather, Riley Robert Johnson
- Jenevia Clark-Lowery
 Added: Mar. 11, 2013

- Jenevia Clark-Lowery
 Added: Jul. 12, 2011
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