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Merritt Clayton ''Rooster'' Johnson
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1901
Zebulon
Hancock County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1993
Milledgeville
Baldwin County
Georgia, USA

Merritt Clayton "Rooster" Johnson, 92, died Friday, November 12, 1993, in a local hospital.
Funeral services were held Sunday at Moores Funeral Home. The Rev. Joseph Nolan officiated. Burial was in Baldwin Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Johnson, a Hancock County native, had lived in Milledgeville for many years. He was a retired farmer and an employee of Central State Hospital.
Survivors include two sons, Jack G. Johnson of Milledgeville and Harold L. Johnson of Conyers; two daughters, Vera Williams of McIntyre and Sue Crisp of Murphy, N.C.; a brother, John B. Johnson of Sparta; nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

1940 United States Federal Census 1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Merritt Johnson
Respondent: Yes
Age: 39
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1901
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Georgia
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Sparta City, Hancock, Georgia
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Street: Suplite Route 18
House Number: Rear
Farm: Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935: Rural, Hancock, Georgia
Residence in 1935: Rural, Hancock, Georgia
Sheet Number: 1A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 9
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Merritt Johnson 39
Mary Johnson 27
Harold Johnson 8
Estelle Johnson 3
Jack Johnson 1



 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Albert Sidney Johnson (1863 - 1921)
  Carrie Belle Stephenton Johnson (1875 - 1961)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Ann Carr Roberts (1913 - 1995)
  Tommie Elizabeth Wiley Johnson (1910 - 1998)
 
 Children:
  Sue Johnson Crisp (1929 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nora Matilda Johnson Kinney (1899 - 1970)*
  Albert Wiley Johnson (1900 - 1970)*
  Merritt Clayton ''Rooster'' Johnson (1901 - 1993)
  Burt Moody Johnson (1903 - 1975)*
  Estelle Frances Johnson Hamm (1906 - 1991)*
  William Allen ''Bill'' Johnson (1908 - 1982)*
  Woodrow Wilson Johnson (1915 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Merritt C. Johnson and Mary Ann Carr were married September 29th, 1929 in Hancock County, Georgia. Merritt Johnson and Tommie Elizabeth Wiley Jenkins were married on Febuary 9, 1957 in Baldwin County, Georgia.
 
Burial:
Baldwin Memorial Gardens
Milledgeville
Baldwin County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Jack Johnson
Record added: Feb 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13353028
Merritt Clayton ''Rooster'' Johnson
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Merritt Clayton ''Rooster'' Johnson
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Merritt Clayton ''Rooster'' Johnson
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On your 114th Birthday.
- Jack Johnson
 Added: Jul. 20, 2015

- Jack Johnson
 Added: Jun. 21, 2015
Happy Birthday Daddy. You would be 113 years old today. Rest in peace.
- Jack Johnson
 Added: Jul. 20, 2014
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