|Birth: ||Dec. 23, 1834|
|Death: ||Apr. 27, 1918|
Billy was born on December of 1834.
He married Sarah Davis on March 29, 1856 in Johnson County, Illinois.
He passed away in 1918 in Arkansas.
************************************************************This is from: Paul V. Isbell he got it from the Confederate Veteran Magazine. (Note: Spelling and wording is exactly as is in the magazine.)
W. S. Johnson.
After a short illness, W. S. Johnson, a Confederate veteran,
died near De Queen, Ark., on April 27, at the advanced age
of eighty-three years.
He leaves a widow, five daughters, three sons, forty-six
grandchildren, forty-two great-grandchildren, and a host of
friends to mourn his passing.
Comrade Johnson was born December 23, 1834, in Johnson
County, 111., and in 1858 moved to Texas, first settling in
Lamar County and afterwards locating in Denton County. In
1872 he removed to Logan County, .
k., and in 1902 he made
his home at De Queen.
Comrade Johnson professed faith in Christ while yet a
young man and lived a consistent Christian tliroughout his
long and useful life. In early manhood he joined the Masonic
order and remained a loyal Mason to the end. For twenty-two
consecutive years he was treasurer of Elizabeth Lodge, in
Logan County, and for the past twenty years was an honorary
member of this Lodge. He entered the Confederate army at
the outbreak of the war and served to the end in Company
B, Burnett's Texas Battalion. He was proud of having been
a soldier of the South and for many years was a member
of John H. Morgan Camp of Confederate Veterans at De
He was buried in Logan County with impressive Masonic
honors, at his old home among his old friends. At his
request, he was buried in his Confederate unifonn, and his
gray casket was draped with the Stars and Stripes.
Sarah Davis Johnson (1835 - 1904)
Martha Ann Johnson Underwood (1861 - 1934)*
Frances Adeline Johnson Jay (1863 - 1957)*
Alice Evelyn Johnson Harrison (1872 - 1956)*
Created by: Nancy J. (Manuel) Lara
Record added: Jan 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13121822
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Johnson, William Stanford "Billy"-Born:Dec.23,1834 Johnson Co., Ill. Died:Apr.27,1918 near DeQueen, Ark.-Buried:Graves Cemetery, Delaware, Ark.-Service Unit:Burnett's Texas Battalion-Co.B..-Confederate Veteran Magazine:v.26, p.309|
Paul V. Isbell
Added: Sep. 6, 2012
Added: Jun. 27, 2009
To my Great Great Great Grandpa Billy may God Bless you!|
Nancy J. (Manuel) Lara
Added: Jan. 25, 2006