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Mary Lee "Molly" Johnson Burch
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1852
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1898
Sunflower County
Mississippi, USA

Mary Lee (Molly) Johnson was the first daughter of Captain Francis (Frank)Johnson, and his second wife, Anne Elizabeth (Nancy) Sutton Johnson. She was born in Mississippi, and lived most of her life on the Johnson Plantation in Sunflower County.

She was educated at the Ursline Convent, New Orleans, La., having traveled there by riverboat.

Molly married John Sebry Burch of Chesterfield County, South Carolina, in December of 1869. The couple continued to live on her father's plantation in a seperate dwelling, north of what is now Boyer Cemetery, then known as the "Old Johnson Cemetery". The house was torn down around 1952, the Johnson home met the same fate later between 1980-90.

Molly fell dead while in her garden on July 25, 1898.

John, Molly's husband, sold their portion of the Johnson Plantation, and with their children moved to Webster County, Ms. There he married Dora Starnes of Webster County.

Buried near Molly are:

Parents;
Capt. Francis (Frank) Johnson
Anne Elizabeth (Nancy) Sutton Johnson

Brothers;
Benjamin B. (Bennie Boy) Johnson,
Louis Nicholas Johnson
Samuel W. Johnson

Sisters;
Patty Lee Johnson Shaw,
Anne Ola Johnson Tanner

Half sister;
Ellen Johnson Sutton
Uncle;
Jesse L. Sutton

Children;
Ella Burch Morgan
William
an unnamed daughter. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Francis Johnson (1815 - 1886)
  Anne Elizabeth Sutton Johnson (1828 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  John Seabry Burch (1849 - 1930)
 
 Children:
  William Burch (1871 - 1873)*
  Infant Daughter Burch (1873 - 1873)*
  Ella Burch Morgan (1874 - 1918)*
  Frank Burch (1875 - 1960)*
  Bessie Burch Starnes (1879 - 1933)*
  Clarence Benton Burch (1882 - 1954)*
  Pearle Burch Maxwell (1889 - 1957)*
  Myrtle Burch Childs (1891 - 1929)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ellen Johnson Sutton (1842 - 1911)**
  Samuel William Johnson (1842 - 1932)*
  Mary Lee Johnson Burch (1852 - 1898)
  Benjamin B Johnson (1863 - 1885)**
  Annie Ola Johnson Tanner (1868 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
"Beloved One Farwell"


 
Burial:
Boyer Cemetery
Boyer
Sunflower County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: MNeil
Originally Created by: The Angel Hunter
Record added: Mar 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34501785
Mary Lee Molly <i>Johnson</i> Burch
Added by: MNeil
 
Mary Lee Molly <i>Johnson</i> Burch
Added by: MNeil
 
 
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 Added: Aug. 3, 2014

- Mary Lou McCormick
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