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Willis Johnson
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1857
New Mexico, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 1922
Laketown
Rich County
Utah, USA

Willis Johnson, son of Snellen Marion and Sally Hunt Greer. Willis learned to work at an early age, and was exceptionally kind and helpful to his mother. He was baptized at the age of 25. He married Eliza Rachel Kearl, daughter of James and Ann Burton Kearl, at the age of 20 against the wishes of her parents. He was killed at threshing time in Oct. while he was putting the harnesses on the horses. He was trying to get them into the barn and tapped one on the back with a halter. It kicked back hitting him in the face. His son found him and carried him to the house where he soon died. 
 
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 Parents:
  Snellen Marion Johnson (1827 - 1900)
  Sarah Hunt Greer Johnson (1836 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Rachel Kearl Johnson (1855 - 1911)*
 
 Children:
  Ann Eliza Johnson Satterthwaite (1877 - 1955)*
  Willis DeWitt Johnson (1880 - 1951)*
  Kate Willmirth Johnson Moffat (1881 - 1942)*
  Ellsworth Marion Johnson (1885 - 1951)*
  Lawrence Burton Johnson (1888 - 1968)*
  Chester Kearl Johnson (1888 - 1906)*
  Myrtle Belle Johnson Taylor (1889 - 1974)*
  Bernetta Maggie Johnson Price (1891 - 1974)*
  Alley Vernon Johnson Taylor (1895 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Johnson (1854 - 1854)**
  Willis Johnson (1857 - 1922)
  Marion Nancy Johnson (1864 - 1867)**
  Mary Willmirth Johnson Bullock (1864 - 1940)*
  Thomas Irvin Johnson (1865 - 1932)**
  William Wallace Johnson (1867 - 1944)**
  Nancy Cathrine Johnson Bullock (1867 - 1891)*
  Albert Marius Johnson (1869 - 1936)**
  Thomas Jefferson Johnson (1869 - 1947)**
  Joseph Amenzo Johnson (1871 - 1957)**
  Cora May Johnson Hawkins (1875 - 1963)**
  Orvil Deville Johnson (1877 - 1883)**
  Claude LeRoy Johnson (1879 - 1971)**
  Mercy Lenore Johnson (1881 - 1883)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Laketown Cemetery
Laketown
Rich County
Utah, USA
Plot: Sec 13 Row 3
 
Created by: Rhonda Morgan
Record added: Sep 19, 2007
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Just visited your old stomping grounds. XOXO!
- lrahm
 Added: Aug. 2, 2016

- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Aug. 30, 2014
 
 
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