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Harry Clyde Johnson
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1884
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA
Death: unknown

After years of extensive research, Harry's parents have been discovered to be; Edwin Johnson & Mary Johnson (Simmons).

Harry (according to family folklore) was said to have been adopted at a young age (possibly one) and his original last name may have been Gibson however, a request for adoption records was sent to the Nebraska DHHS Vital Records office and they replied that "Nebraska didn't file official adoptive records until 1941".

As a result of the information received, it has been discovered that Harry was not adopted!

Another version of family folklore states that sometime after the 16 January 1920 Census, while on a trip somewhere with his Brother-in-law Wallace Burl Weatherford looking for work, Wallace returned home afterword however, for some unknown reason, Harry disappeared and was never seen again.

Sometime after his alleged disappearance, (according to family folklore) wife Novella, had him declared legally dead however, a request for his official death certificate was submitted to Larimer County, Colorado Department of Health and Environment and they don't have a death certificate for him and suggested contacting the Colorado State Vital records office in Denver.

A request for Harry Clyde Johnson's official death certificate was submitted to the Colorado State Vital Records office and they responded "No record of death could be located" for the entire years of 1920 through 1922.

A request for Dissolution of Marriage was submitted to the Colorado State Vital Records office and they responded "No record of a divorce verification could be located" in Colorado for the entire years of 1920 through 1930.

Sometime in approximately 1929 (according to son Harry Jr. Johnson) Harry Clyde Johnson's wife Novella, along with daughters Dorothy, Ruby, son's Harry Junior, Lee, Roy and Ron moved to California along with Ira's prior children.

According to the information above, Novella and Ira must have married either along the way to California or sometime after they arrived in California as Novella on the 1930 census has Courtney as her last name.

Harry was alive and living in Abilene, Texas in April 1942 as indicated by the information he provided on his WWI Draft Registration Card.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Novella May Johnson Housel (1894 - 1954)
 
 Children:
  Dorothy May Johnson Dripps (1914 - 2000)*
  Ruby Elizabeth Johnson Anders (1917 - 1992)*
  Harry Junior Johnson (1918 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Other.
Specifically: Unknown at this time.
 
Created by: dthem_2000
Record added: Jul 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73425306
Harry Clyde Johnson
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Harry Clyde Johnson
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Harry Clyde Johnson
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Everyone deserves a memorial candle or flower. Rest in peace dear loved one.
- Dr Andree S
 Added: Oct. 14, 2011
Rest in peace Great Grandpa Johnson.
- dthem_2000
 Added: Jul. 16, 2011
 
 
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