Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Johnsons in:
 • Old Hickory Hill Cemetery
 • Broughton
 • Hamilton County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
William Riley Johnson
Birth: 1839
Hamilton County
Illinois, USA
Death: 1872
Hamilton County
Illinois, USA

My great grandfather
William Riley Johnson son of Moses Johnson and Martha Ann Brown

1st married Sarah A Harris 10 Nov 1860 in Hamilton Co, IL
2nd married Mary C Clark 15 Dec 1869 Hamilton Co, IL

William and Sarah had the following children:
1. John N Johnson 8 Dec 1860 IL - 28 Mar 1928 TX
2. Charles M Johnson 15 Nov 1864 IL - 12 Oct 1928 TX
3. Wilburn G Johnson 3 Nov 1866 IL - 5 Feb 1937 TX

William and Mary had 2 chilren:
1. Melvin Ellis Johnson 12 Apr 1870 IL - Jan 1951 TX
2. Riley R Johnson 9 Apr 1872 TN - 11 Aug 1956 TX

William Riley Johnson was killed by a falling tree in Hamilton Co, IL. He died between January and March of 1872. After he died Mary took her son Melvin Johnson and returned to her parents home in Putnam Co, TN. She gave birth to her 2nd son, Riley R Johnson 9 Apr 1872 at her parents home in TN

Mary Clark Johnson was married only 2 years when her husband, William, died. Their son Riley was born 3 months after William died. Riley never knew his father and his mother never remarried.

By 1900 Mary Johnson and these 5 boys were living in Rockwall Co, and Lamar Co, Texas. They raised their families around each other and stayed close.

Family Bible:
W. Riley Johnson killed by falling tree 1872 in state of Illinois.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Moses Johnson (1811 - ____)
  Martha Ann Brown Johnson (1810 - ____)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Ann Harris Johnson (1841 - ____)
  Mary Caroline Clark Johnson (1839 - 1928)
 
 Children:
  John Newton Johnson (1860 - 1928)*
  Charles McLinden Johnson (1864 - 1928)*
  Wilburn Garner Johnson (1866 - 1937)*
  Melvin Ellis Johnson (1870 - 1951)*
  Riley Robertson Johnson (1872 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lucinda Jane Johnson Hill (1831 - 1916)*
  William Riley Johnson (1839 - 1872)
  Martha Elizabeth Johnson Johnson (1843 - 1929)*
  Angelina Johnson Lemay (1854 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Hickory Hill Cemetery
Broughton
Hamilton County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Unmarked Grave
 
Created by: Jenevia Clark-Lowery
Record added: Jul 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28225398
William Riley Johnson
Added by: Jenevia Clark-Lowery
 
William Riley Johnson
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Kyle
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Sherry Goolsby, Genealogical Research
 Added: Jun. 15, 2017

-
 Added: Jun. 15, 2017

- Carolee McGill-Barker
 Added: Jun. 26, 2016
There are 21 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
This page is sponsored by: Jenevia Clark-Lowery

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service