William Jefferson David Johnson

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William Jefferson David Johnson

  • Birth 25 Nov 1861 Spring Place, Murray County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 9 Oct 1929 Midlothian, Ellis County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Midlothian, Ellis County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Section G
  • Memorial ID 25268261

William Jefferson David Johnson was the son of Hardy P Johnson and Martha Jane Tucker.

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William's headstone shows born 25 Nov 1861 and his death certificate shows 25 Oct 1861. I've went with the reading on the headstone.
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William 1st married Octavia Ophelia Brogdon 4 Feb 1883 in Calhoun Gordon Co, GA.
Ophelia was born 7 April 1866 in Gordon Co, Ga and died 12 Jan 1891 in Murray Co, GA.
Ophelia Brogdon Johnson is buried in the New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery

William and Ophelia had the following children:
1. Elizabeth Janey Johnson 3 Jan 1884
2. Lula Johnson Taylor 1886-1967
3. Mamie Josephine Johnson 1888-1975
4. Infant born and died 2 Jan 1891.

William 2nd married Esat Lena Taylor 24 Dec 1892 in Murray Co, GA.
William and Esat had the following childen:

1. William Watson Johnson 1894-1976
Death Certificate shows born 1893, age 83.
2. John Dennis Johnson 1896-1973
3. Charlie Odis Johnson 1900-1990
4. Claude Lee Johnson 1903-1986
Born: 15 Sep 1903 Midlothian, Ellis County, Texas
Died: 3 May 1986 Columbia Maury Co, TN zip 38401
Buried: Williamsport Baptist Church Cemetery, Maury Co, TN
Married: Annie Mae Saunders daughter of Pickney Carrol Saunders and Carrie V. Owens.
Annie Mae Saunders Johnson
Born: 3 Feb 1907 Texas
Died: 8 Aug 1986 Columbia, Maury Co, TN zip 38401
Buried: Williamsport Baptist Church Cemetry, Maury Co, TN

Claude L Johnson, on 1930 census Ellis Co, Midlothian City, TX, age 26, married age 21, born TX, parents born GA.
Wife, Annie M, age 23, married age 17, born TX, father born Tennessee and mother born Mississippi
daughter, Barbara N, age 5/12, born Texas

5. Ernest Jackson Johnson 1908-1996
6. Bessie Johnson 1909-1975
7. Beatrice Johnson Hudson 1914-2004
Beatrice "Bea" Hudson, 89, of Roscoe, died Wednesday, March 24, 2004, at South Austin Hospital in Austin. Beatrice was born July 4, 1914 in Midlothian and married J. B. Hudson Oct. 25, 1933. She and her husband moved to Roscoe in 1956, to work with the Church of Christ. SEE OBIT
Burial at Roscoe Cemetery, Roscoe Nolan Co, TX

8. William Jefferson Johnson Jr., 1918-1919



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  • Created by: Jenevia Clark-Lowery
  • Added: 14 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25268261
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Jefferson David Johnson (25 Nov 1861–9 Oct 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25268261, citing Midlothian Cemetery, Midlothian, Ellis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Jenevia Clark-Lowery (contributor 46926933) .