James Wesley Johnson

Photo added by Karen Ayers Weir

James Wesley Johnson

  • Birth 16 Mar 1862 Tallapoosa County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 16 Sep 1934 San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, USA
  • Burial San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Blk 55, lot 25, row, plot, spc
  • Memorial ID 20059037

James Wesley Johnson was born to David J. Johnson & Mary Ann Macon. When he was 8 years old he drove some 3,000 head of cattle from Coryell County Texas to Dodge City Kansas. He moved to Brady McCulloch County Tx in 1876 and was a cowboy in the open range days; then later ranching on the Pecos and finally settling in San Angelo , Tom Green County Texas where he purchased 1,400 acres and operated the Elk Horn Wagon Yard for over 25 years, He stuck to his horse and buggy even after automobiles came about, truly an old pioneer. he married Annie Dee Houghton of Pond Springs, Williamson County Texas. James W. Johnson, a True Texas Pioneer Cowboy.



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  • Created by: Karen Ayers Weir
  • Added: 24 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20059037
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Wesley Johnson (16 Mar 1862–16 Sep 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20059037, citing Fairmount Cemetery, San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Karen Ayers Weir (contributor 46873873) .