William Henry Jonas1,2

M, #301, b. 25 Jul 1877
Birth*25 Jul 1877 William was born at Perry Co, OH, on 25 Jul 1877.1,3,4 
Marriage*5 Apr 1905 He married Hester D. Burdette at Claremont, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Apr 1905. Wm Jonas, age 28, single, b. OH, res. Fayette, par. J.C. & Mary, blacksmith; Hester Burdette, age 22, single, b. WV, res. Fayette Co, par. Harrison & Sidney; md by Oden M. Pullen at Claremont.4 
EmploymentApr 1910 Occupation: blacksmith in Apr 1910 at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV.2 
Census28 Apr 1910 William Henry Jonas and Hester D. Burdette appeared on the census as head of household at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 28 Apr 1910.2 
EmploymentSep 1918 Occupation: machinist in Sep 1918 at Huntington, Cabell Co, WV.1 
Mlt-Registration*12 Sep 1918 William Henry Jonas registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Cabell Co, WV.1 
Residence12 Sep 1918 William Henry Jonas and Hester D. Burdette resided at 1133 20th St, Huntington, Cabell Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1918.1 
Employment*Jan 1920 Occupation: machinist in Jan 1920 at Huntington, Cabell Co, WV. Factory.2 
Census*9 Jan 1920 William Henry Jonas and Hester D. Burdette appeared on the census as head of household at 1120 19th St, Huntington, Cabell Co, WV, on 9 Jan 1920.2 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: mechanic in Apr 1930 at Huntington, Cabell Co, WV. Railroad.2 
Census10 Apr 1930 William Henry Jonas and Hester D. Burdette appeared on the census as head of household at Huntington, Cabell Co, WV, on 10 Apr 1930.2 
Residence*1 Apr 1935 William Henry Jonas and Hester D. Burdette resided at Union Twp, Lawrence Co, OH, on 1 Apr 1935.2 
EmploymentApr 1940 William's occupation: Planer, rail mill at Union Twp, Lawrence Co, OH, in Apr 1940.2 
Census6 Apr 1940 He and Hester D. Burdette appeared on the census as head of household at Union Twp, Lawrence Co, OH, on 6 Apr 1940.2 
EmploymentApr 1942 William's occupation: WV Rail Co at Huntington, Cabell Co, WV, in Apr 1942.3 
Mlt-Registration27 Apr 1942 He registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 at Lawrence Co, OH.3 
Residence27 Apr 1942 William Henry Jonas and Hester D. Burdette resided at Rt 1, Chesapeake, Lawrence Co, OH, on 27 Apr 1942.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
28 Apr 1910Beckley, Raleigh Co, WVWilliam Henry Jonas, Hester D. Burdette and Lavada E. Jonas2
9 Jan 19201120 19th St, Huntington, Cabell Co, WVWilliam Henry Jonas, Hester D. Burdette, Lavada E. Jonas and Christina Jonas2
10 Apr 1930Huntington, Cabell Co, WVWilliam Henry Jonas and Hester D. Burdette2
6 Apr 1940Union Twp, Lawrence Co, OHWilliam Henry Jonas and Hester D. Burdette2

Partners and Children

Marriage*5 Apr 1905 He married Hester D. Burdette at Claremont, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Apr 1905. Wm Jonas, age 28, single, b. OH, res. Fayette, par. J.C. & Mary, blacksmith; Hester Burdette, age 22, single, b. WV, res. Fayette Co, par. Harrison & Sidney; md by Oden M. Pullen at Claremont.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.

Anna L. Ryan1,2

F, #302, b. Jul 1888
FatherMeredith W. Ryan1 b. March 3, 1862, d. April 15, 1932
MotherMargaret S. (?)1 b. January, 1865
Birth*Jul 1888 Anna was born at WV in Jul 1888.1 
 She was the daughter of Meredith W. Ryan and Margaret S. (?)1 
(Witness) Census8 Jun 1900 Anna L. Ryan appeared on the census of 8 Jun 1900 in the household of Meredith W. Ryan and Margaret S. (?) at Mt Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*19 Mar 1906 She married James Edward Burdette at Ironton, Lawrence Co, OH, on 19 Mar 1906.
"She had run away with James Burdette four days before and they were married at Ironton".3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
8 Jun 1900Mt Cove Dist, Fayette Co, WVMeredith W. Ryan, Margaret S. (?), Stella A. Ryan, Anna L. Ryan, Hattie B. Ryan, Meredith W. Ryan, Charles L. Ryan, Margaret Susan Ryan and Abe L. Ryan1

Partners and Children

Child

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2713] WV Births online at www.wvculture.org,, Fayette Co, WV.
  3. [S2719] "Three Men Come to Wed Woman," Hinton (WV) Daily News, Saturday, 24 March 1906.

Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson

M, #303, b. 24 Feb 1860, d. 19 Dec 1923
FatherMelville Shepherd Johnson b. circa 1818, d. before June, 1870
MotherIsabel Elizabeth Meadows b. circa 1823, d. before 1865
Birth*24 Feb 1860 Melville was born at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 24 Feb 1860.1 
 He was the son of Melville Shepherd Johnson and Isabel Elizabeth Meadows
(Witness) Census31 Jul 1860 Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson appeared on the census of 31 Jul 1860 in the household of Melville Shepherd Johnson and Isabel Elizabeth Meadows at District 2, Greenbrier Co, VA.2 
(Witness) Census31 Aug 1870 Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson appeared on the census of 31 Aug 1870 in the household of Louvisa Cales at Blue Sulphur Twp, Greenbrier Co, WV.2 
Marriage*12 Mar 1882 He married Lucinda Bell Cales at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Mar 1882. Married at the home of Riley Adkins by Rev. John R. Harrah. Lucinda was the daughter of James and Nancy C. Cales..3 
EmploymentJun 1900 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1900 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Census6 Jun 1900 Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Jun 1900.2 
EmploymentMay 1910 Occupation: farmer in May 1910 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Census7 May 1910 Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 7 May 1910.2 
Residence*28 Apr 1912 Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson resided at Summers Co, WV, on 28 Apr 1912.4 
Employment*Jan 1920 Occupation: farmer in Jan 1920 at Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Census*31 Jan 1920 He and Lucinda Bell Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 31 Jan 1920.2 
Death*19 Dec 1923 Melville died on 19 Dec 1923 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 63.
Died of spinal meningitis following an attack of pneumonia.1,5 
Burial*20 Dec 1923 His body was interred on 20 Dec 1923 at Chestnut Mtn, Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Johnson Cem. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
31 Jul 1860District 2, Greenbrier Co, VAMelville Shepherd Johnson, Isabel Elizabeth Meadows, Rebecca Johnson, William W. S. Johnson, Mary J. Johnson, George W. Johnson, Sarah E. Johnson, James Beury Johnson, Lewis Ballard Johnson and Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson2
31 Aug 1870Blue Sulphur Twp, Greenbrier Co, WVLouvisa Cales, James Beury Johnson, Lewis Ballard Johnson, Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Samuel Henry Johnson, Virginia Frances Johnson and Rachel M. Cales2
6 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Melville Randolph Johnson, Minnie Mae Johnson, Una Alice Johnson, Charles Dunn Johnson, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson and Samuel Owen Johnson2
7 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Charles Dunn Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson, Samuel Owen Johnson, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson2
31 Jan 1920Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson2

Partners and Children

Marriage*12 Mar 1882 He married Lucinda Bell Cales at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Mar 1882. Married at the home of Riley Adkins by Rev. John R. Harrah. Lucinda was the daughter of James and Nancy C. Cales..3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S46] Pauline Haga, Summers Co. Marr. 1871-1883,.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Lewis B. Johnson, Hinton (WV) Daily News, Tuesday, 30 April 1912.
  5. [S237] Obituary, M. S. Johnson, Hinton (WV) Daily News, Wednesday, 19 December 1923.

Lucinda Bell Cales

F, #304, b. 7 Feb 1867, d. 12 May 1951
FatherJames Cales b. circa 1833, d. before 1878
MotherNancy C. Steele b. circa 1835, d. February 2, 1900
Birth*7 Feb 1867 Lucinda was born at Monroe Co, WV, on 7 Feb 1867. 
 She was the daughter of James Cales and Nancy C. Steele
(Witness) Census22 Aug 1870 Lucinda Bell Cales appeared on the census of 22 Aug 1870 in the household of James Cales and Nancy C. Steele at Forest Hill Twp, Monroe Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census30 Jun 1880 Lucinda Bell Cales appeared on the census of 30 Jun 1880 in the household of Riley Adkins and Nancy C. Steele at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Marriage*12 Mar 1882 She married Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Mar 1882. Married at the home of Riley Adkins by Rev. John R. Harrah. Lucinda was the daughter of James and Nancy C. Cales..2 
Census6 Jun 1900 Lucinda Bell Cales and Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Jun 1900.1 
Census7 May 1910 She served as a census enumerator at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 7 May 1910.1 
Census*31 Jan 1920 Lucinda Bell Cales and Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 31 Jan 1920.1 
Census*12 Apr 1930 Lucinda Bell Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Chestnut Mt Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Apr 1930.1 
(Witness) Census17 Apr 1940 She appeared on the census of 17 Apr 1940 in the household of Adolphus Sanford Johnson and Gwendolyn V. Frantz at Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Residence*14 Apr 1951 Lucinda Bell Cales resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1951.3 
Death*12 May 1951 Lucinda died on 12 May 1951 at Summers Co, WV, at age 84. 
Burial* Her body was interred at Chestnut Mtn, Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Johnson Cem. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
22 Aug 1870Forest Hill Twp, Monroe Co, WVJames Cales, Nancy C. Steele, John Russell 'Squirrel' Cales, William Loonburg Cales, James Huston Cales, Lorenzo Dow Cales, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Alice Cales and Sarah Dick1
30 Jun 1880Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVRiley Adkins, Nancy C. Steele, Lorenzo Dow Cales, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Alice Cales, Archibald Dunn Cales, Lewis Green Cales, Eliza Susan Cales and Layton Aquilla Adkins1
6 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Melville Randolph Johnson, Minnie Mae Johnson, Una Alice Johnson, Charles Dunn Johnson, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson and Samuel Owen Johnson1
7 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Charles Dunn Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson, Samuel Owen Johnson, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson1
31 Jan 1920Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson1
12 Apr 1930Chestnut Mt Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVLucinda Bell Cales, Gwendolyn V. Frantz and Glennis G. Jeffries1
17 Apr 1940Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVAdolphus Sanford Johnson, Gwendolyn V. Frantz, Barbara Johnson, Nancy Joyce Johnson, Maxine E. Johnson, Gerald Sanford "Jerry" Johnson, Curtis W. Johnson, Annabelle Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales1

Partners and Children

Marriage*12 Mar 1882 She married Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Mar 1882. Married at the home of Riley Adkins by Rev. John R. Harrah. Lucinda was the daughter of James and Nancy C. Cales..2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S46] Pauline Haga, Summers Co. Marr. 1871-1883,.
  3. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.

Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson

F, #305, b. 6 Dec 1882, d. 30 Dec 1954
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth*6 Dec 1882 Laura was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Dec 1882.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census6 Jun 1900 Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson appeared on the census of 6 Jun 1900 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*1 May 1901 She married James Ephraim Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 1 May 1901.4 
Census7 May 1910 Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson and James Ephraim Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 7 May 1910.3 
Census31 Jan 1920 Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson and James Ephraim Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 31 Jan 1920.3 
(adopting mother) Adoption She became Bobby Cales's adoptive mother.5 
Census*15 Apr 1930 Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson and James Ephraim Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 15 Apr 1930.3 
Census17 Apr 1940 Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson and James Ephraim Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 17 Apr 1940.3 
Marriage*10 Jul 1947 She married George Duffy Nichols at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 10 Jul 1947. Geo D. Nichols, age 52, widowed, b. Clay Co, WV, res. Swiss, WV; Laura Bell Cales, age 64, widowed, b. Summers Co, res. Brooks; md by C.H. Martin at Hinton.6 
Residence14 Apr 1951 Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson resided at Jodie, Fayette Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1951.7 
Residence3 Jun 1951 She resided at Jodie, Fayette Co, WV, on 3 Jun 1951.8 
Residence6 Oct 1953 She resided at Jodie, Fayette Co, WV, on 6 Oct 1953.9 
Residence29 May 1954 She resided at Jodie, Fayette Co, WV, on 29 May 1954.10 
Residence*Dec 1954 She resided at Jodie, Fayette Co, WV, in Dec 1954.1 
Death*30 Dec 1954 Laura died on 30 Dec 1954 at Laird Memorial Hospital, Montgomery, Fayette Co, WV, at age 72.1,2 
Burial*2 Jan 1955 She was buried on 2 Jan 1955 at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Melville Randolph Johnson, Minnie Mae Johnson, Una Alice Johnson, Charles Dunn Johnson, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson and Samuel Owen Johnson3
7 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJames Ephraim Cales and Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson3
31 Jan 1920Brooks, Summers Co, WVJames Ephraim Cales and Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson3
15 Apr 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJames Ephraim Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Charles Clement Jeffries, Barbara Jeffries, Margaret Jeffries and Bobby Cales3
17 Apr 1940Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJames Ephraim Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Bobby Cales and Margaret Jeffries3

Partners and Children

Marriage*1 May 1901 She married James Ephraim Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 1 May 1901.4 

Partners and Children

Marriage*10 Jul 1947 She married George Duffy Nichols at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 10 Jul 1947. Geo D. Nichols, age 52, widowed, b. Clay Co, WV, res. Swiss, WV; Laura Bell Cales, age 64, widowed, b. Summers Co, res. Brooks; md by C.H. Martin at Hinton.6 

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S64] Marjorie Ellen Withrow, The Descendants of David Cail (by author, 1990), p. 109.
  5. [S64] Marjorie Ellen Withrow, The Descendants of David Cail (by author, 1990),.
  6. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  7. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Okey Enfield Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 5 June 1951.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Una Wheeler, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 7 Oct 1953.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Charles Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 29 May 1954.

Melville Randolph Johnson

M, #306, b. 6 Jan 1885, d. 13 Nov 1902
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth*6 Jan 1885 Melville was born at Summers Co, WV, on 6 Jan 1885.1 
 He was the son of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census6 Jun 1900 Melville Randolph Johnson appeared on the census of 6 Jun 1900 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Death*13 Nov 1902 Melville died on 13 Nov 1902 at Summers Co, WV, at age 17.1 
Burial* His body was interred at Chestnut Mtn, Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Johnson Cem. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Melville Randolph Johnson, Minnie Mae Johnson, Una Alice Johnson, Charles Dunn Johnson, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson and Samuel Owen Johnson2

Citations

  1. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Minnie Mae Johnson1

F, #307, b. 6 Sep 1886, d. 23 Jan 1978
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth*6 Sep 1886 Minnie was born at Summers Co, WV, on 6 Sep 1886.2 
 She was the daughter of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census6 Jun 1900 Minnie Mae Johnson appeared on the census of 6 Jun 1900 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*25 Dec 1902 She married Other Alvin Burdette at Summers Co, WV, on 25 Dec 1902. 
Census*4 May 1910 Minnie Mae Johnson and Other Alvin Burdette appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 4 May 1910.3 
Census19 Jan 1920 Minnie Mae Johnson and Other Alvin Burdette appeared on the census as head of household at Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV, on 19 Jan 1920.3 
Residence4 Aug 1926 Minnie Mae Johnson resided at Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV, on 4 Aug 1926.4 
(Witness) Census5 Apr 1930 She appeared on the census of 5 Apr 1930 in the household of Grafton O. Harrah and Leora V. Burdette at Meadow Creek Rd, Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage* She married Charles Gilbert Croston
Residence22 Nov 1935 Charles Gilbert Croston and Minnie Mae Johnson resided at Levels, Hampshire Co, WV, on 22 Nov 1935.5 
Census*23 Apr 1940 She and Charles Gilbert Croston appeared on the census as head of household at Gore Dist, Hampshire Co, WV, on 23 Apr 1940.3 
Residence*27 Apr 1942 Charles Gilbert Croston and Minnie Mae Johnson resided at Levels, Hampshire Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.6 
Residence14 Apr 1951 She resided at Levels, Hampshire Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1951.7 
Residence3 Jun 1951 She resided at Levels, Hampshire Co, WV, on 3 Jun 1951.8 
Residence*6 Oct 1953 She resided at Levels, Hampshire Co, WV, on 6 Oct 1953.9 
Residence29 May 1954 She resided at Levels, Hampshire Co, WV, on 29 May 1954.10 
Residence30 Dec 1954 She resided at Levels, Hampshire Co, WV, on 30 Dec 1954.11 
Residence20 Feb 1959 She resided at Levels, Hampshire Co, WV, on 20 Feb 1959.12 
Residence5 Aug 1964 She resided at Green Spring, Hampshire Co, WV, on 5 Aug 1964.13 
Residence23 Jul 1967 She resided at Green Spring, Hampshire Co, WV, on 23 Jul 1967. Listed as Green Sulphur Springs, but misprint of Green Spring.14 
Residence25 Dec 1969 She resided at Hampshire Co, WV, on 25 Dec 1969.15 
Residence5 Dec 1971 She resided at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 5 Dec 1971.16 
ResidenceJan 1978 She resided at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, in Jan 1978.17 
Death*23 Jan 1978 Minnie died on 23 Jan 1978 at Pinecrest Hospital, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 91.17,2 
Burial*26 Jan 1978 Her body was interred on 26 Jan 1978 at Madams Creek, Summers Co, WV, at Restwood Mem Park.17 
Burial Her body was interred at Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV, at Meadow Creek Community Cemetery. There is a gravestone for Minnie at this cemetery where her husband Other Alvin Burdette was buried, with only the birthdate listed.18 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Melville Randolph Johnson, Minnie Mae Johnson, Una Alice Johnson, Charles Dunn Johnson, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson and Samuel Owen Johnson3
4 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVOther Alvin Burdette, Minnie Mae Johnson, Leora V. Burdette, William Frank Burdette and Mildred Burdette3
19 Jan 1920Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WVMinnie Mae Johnson, Other Alvin Burdette, Leora V. Burdette, William Frank Burdette, Mildred Burdette and John Edward Burdette3
5 Apr 1930Meadow Creek Rd, Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WVGrafton O. Harrah, Leora V. Burdette, Alvin Alexander Harrah, Edward Owen Harrah, John Carroll Harrah and Minnie Mae Johnson3
23 Apr 1940Gore Dist, Hampshire Co, WVMinnie Mae Johnson and Charles Gilbert Croston3

Partners and Children

Marriage*25 Dec 1902 She married Other Alvin Burdette at Summers Co, WV, on 25 Dec 1902. 
Children

Partners and Children

Marriage* She married Charles Gilbert Croston

Citations

  1. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com), Charles Gilbert Croston.
  2. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S237] Obituary, O. A. Burdette, Hinton (WV) Independent-Herald, Thursday, 12 August 1926.
  5. [S2719] "Cranberry, WV", Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, 22 Nov 1935.
  6. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  7. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Okey Enfield Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 5 June 1951.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Una Wheeler, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 7 Oct 1953.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Charles Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 29 May 1954.
  11. [S237] Obituary, Laura Belle Nichols, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Friday, 31 Dec 1954.
  12. [S237] Obituary, Steven Harrah, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Saturday, 21 Feb 1959.
  13. [S2719] "Four Generations Present at Harrah Family Reunion," Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Friday, 7 Aug 1964.
  14. [S2719] "Annual Johnson Reunion Held At Bass Lake Park," Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 25 July 1967.
  15. [S2714] WV Deaths online at www.wvculture.org,, Hampshire Co, WV.
  16. [S237] Obituary, Raymond R. Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 7 Dec 1971.
  17. [S237] Obituary, Minnie Croston, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Wednesday, 25 Jan 1978.
  18. [S2670] Meadow Creek Community Cemetery, Meadow Creek, WV (http://mccemetery.tripod.com/id1.html),.

Una Alice Johnson

F, #308, b. 3 Aug 1888, d. 6 Oct 1953
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth*3 Aug 1888 Una was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Aug 1888.1,2,3 
 She was the daughter of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census6 Jun 1900 Una Alice Johnson appeared on the census of 6 Jun 1900 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.4 
Marriage*19 Feb 1907 She married Judson Elmer Wheeler at Summers Co, WV, on 19 Feb 1907. Judson E. Wheeler, age 24, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; Euna A. Johnson, age 19, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; md by E.J. Garten.5 
Census21 May 1910 Una Alice Johnson and Judson Elmer Wheeler appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 21 May 1910.4 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 Judson Elmer Wheeler and Una Alice Johnson resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1918.6 
Census31 Jan 1920 She and Judson Elmer Wheeler appeared on the census as head of household at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 31 Jan 1920.4 
Census*15 Apr 1930 Una Alice Johnson and Judson Elmer Wheeler appeared on the census as head of household at Summers Co, WV, on 15 Apr 1930.4 
Census17 Apr 1940 Una Alice Johnson and Judson Elmer Wheeler appeared on the census as head of household at Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 17 Apr 1940.7 
Residence27 Apr 1942 Judson Elmer Wheeler and Una Alice Johnson resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.8 
Residence*14 Apr 1951 She resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1951.9 
Residence3 Jun 1951 She resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jun 1951.10 
Death*6 Oct 1953 Una died on 6 Oct 1953 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at age 65. Died of multiple myeloma.1,2,3 
Burial*9 Oct 1953 Her body was interred on 9 Oct 1953 at Chestnut Mtn, Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Johnson Cem.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Melville Randolph Johnson, Minnie Mae Johnson, Una Alice Johnson, Charles Dunn Johnson, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson and Samuel Owen Johnson4
21 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJudson Elmer Wheeler, Una Alice Johnson and Hester E. Wheeler4
31 Jan 1920Brooks, Summers Co, WVJudson Elmer Wheeler, Una Alice Johnson, Hester E. Wheeler and Virginia Wheeler4
15 Apr 1930Summers Co, WVJudson Elmer Wheeler, Una Alice Johnson and Charles Ayres4
17 Apr 1940Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJudson Elmer Wheeler, Una Alice Johnson and Charles Ayres7

Partners and Children

Marriage*19 Feb 1907 She married Judson Elmer Wheeler at Summers Co, WV, on 19 Feb 1907. Judson E. Wheeler, age 24, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; Euna A. Johnson, age 19, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; md by E.J. Garten.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  2. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Una Wheeler, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 7 Oct 1953.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  6. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  7. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Summers Co, WV, ED 45-13, p. 14A, online at ancestry.com.
  8. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  9. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Okey Enfield Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 5 June 1951.

Charles Dunn Johnson

M, #309, b. 24 Jun 1890, d. 28 May 1954
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth224 Jun 1888 Conflicting evidence states that Charles was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 24 Jun 1888.1 
Birth*24 Jun 1890 Charles was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 24 Jun 1890.2,3,4,5 
 He was the son of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census6 Jun 1900 Charles Dunn Johnson appeared on the census of 6 Jun 1900 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.6 
(Witness) Census7 May 1910 Charles Dunn Johnson appeared on the census of 7 May 1910 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.6 
Marriage*5 May 1911 He married Mary Ellen Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 5 May 1911. Charles D. Johnson, age 20, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; Mary E. Cales, age 23, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; md by H.S. Hall.7 
Mlt-Registration*5 Jun 1917 Charles Dunn Johnson registered for the draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Fayette Co, WV. Claimed as dependants wife, 1 girl, 1 boy.1 
Employment5 Jun 1917 Occupation: coal miner on 5 Jun 1917 at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV. Ephraim Creek Coal & Coke Co.1 
Residence5 Jun 1917 He resided at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Jun 1917.1 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: coal miner in Jan 1920 at Thayer Pct, Fayette Co, WV.6 
Census*2 Jan 1920 He and Mary Ellen Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Thayer Pct, Fayette Co, WV, on 2 Jan 1920.6 
EmploymentMay 1930 Occupation: railroader in May 1930 at Quinnimont Dist, Fayette Co, WV. Repairman.6 
Census20 May 1930 Charles Dunn Johnson and Mary Ellen Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Quinnimont Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 20 May 1930.6 
EmploymentMay 1940 Occupation: C&O railroad in May 1940 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV.6 
Census1 May 1940 Charles Dunn Johnson and Mary Ellen Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Brooklin, Raleigh Co, WV, on 1 May 1940.6 
Employment*Apr 1942 Occupation: C&O railroad in Apr 1942 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV.2 
Mlt-Registration27 Apr 1942 Charles Dunn Johnson registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 at Summers Co, WV.2 
Residence*27 Apr 1942 Charles Dunn Johnson and Mary Ellen Cales resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.2 
Residence14 Apr 1951 Charles Dunn Johnson resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1951.8 
Residence3 Jun 1951 He resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jun 1951.9 
Residence6 Oct 1953 He resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Oct 1953.10 
Residence*May 1954 He resided at 215 7th Ave, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, in May 1954.5 
Death*28 May 1954 Charles died on 28 May 1954 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 63.4,5 
Burial*31 May 1954 His body was interred on 31 May 1954 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Brooks Cemetery.5 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Melville Randolph Johnson, Minnie Mae Johnson, Una Alice Johnson, Charles Dunn Johnson, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson and Samuel Owen Johnson6
7 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Charles Dunn Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson, Samuel Owen Johnson, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson6
2 Jan 1920Thayer Pct, Fayette Co, WVCharles Dunn Johnson, Mary Ellen Cales, Beulah Johnson, James Ralph Johnson, Lucille "Johnnie" Johnson and Charles Ernest Johnson6
20 May 1930Quinnimont Dist, Fayette Co, WVCharles Dunn Johnson, Mary Ellen Cales, James Ralph Johnson, Lucille "Johnnie" Johnson, Charles Ernest Johnson, Mary Pauline "Polly" Johnson, William P. Johnson, Wanda Jane Johnson and Dolly Sue Johnson6
1 May 1940Brooklin, Raleigh Co, WVCharles Dunn Johnson, Mary Ellen Cales, Mary Pauline "Polly" Johnson, William P. Johnson, Wanda Jane Johnson, Dolly Sue Johnson and Harold A. "Pete" Johnson6

Partners and Children

Marriage*5 May 1911 He married Mary Ellen Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 5 May 1911. Charles D. Johnson, age 20, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; Mary E. Cales, age 23, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; md by H.S. Hall.7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Charles Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 29 May 1954.
  4. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  5. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  6. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  7. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  8. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Okey Enfield Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 5 June 1951.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Una Wheeler, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 7 Oct 1953.

Nannie Myrtle Johnson

F, #310, b. 24 Jan 1892, d. 25 Feb 1978
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth*24 Jan 1892 Nannie was born at Summers Co, WV, on 24 Jan 1892.1 
 She was the daughter of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census6 Jun 1900 Nannie Myrtle Johnson appeared on the census of 6 Jun 1900 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*25 Aug 1909 She married Luther Dennis Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 25 Aug 1909.
Luther D. Cales, age 22, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Nannie M. Johnston, age 17, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by E.E. Northern.3 
Census*2 Jun 1910 Nannie Myrtle Johnson and Luther Dennis Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 2 Jun 1910.2 
Census30 Jan 1920 Nannie Myrtle Johnson and Luther Dennis Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Brooks Pct, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Jan 1920.2 
Census1 May 1930 Nannie Myrtle Johnson and Luther Dennis Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 1 May 1930.2 
Census26 Apr 1940 Nannie Myrtle Johnson and Luther Dennis Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Apr 1940.2 
Residence*27 Apr 1942 Luther Dennis Cales and Nannie Myrtle Johnson resided at Hix, Summers Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.4 
Residence14 Apr 1951 She resided at Hix, Summers Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1951.5 
Residence3 Jun 1951 She resided at Hix, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jun 1951.6 
Residence6 Oct 1953 She resided at Hix, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Oct 1953.7 
Residence29 May 1954 She resided at Hix, Summers Co, WV, on 29 May 1954.8 
Residence30 Dec 1954 She resided at Hix, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Dec 1954.9 
Residence*23 Jan 1962 She resided at Raleigh St, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 23 Jan 1962.10 
(informant) Death23 Jan 1962 Nannie was informant for the death of Luther Dennis Cales at Raleigh St, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 23 Jan 1962.11,10 
Marriage*12 Apr 1966 She married Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward at Pearisburg, Giles Co, VA, on 12 Apr 1966.
Lee Roy Ward, age 79, widowed, 2 prev marriages, b. New Richmond, WV, res. Brooks, WV, par. William Ward & Virginia Cales, retired; Nannie Myrtle Cales nee Johnson, age 74, widowed, b. New Richmond, WV, res. Hinton, par. Melvin Sanford Johnson & Lucinda Cales; md by Duke Gregory at Pearisburg.12 
Residence5 Dec 1971 Nannie Myrtle Johnson resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 5 Dec 1971.13 
Residence11 Mar 1972 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 11 Mar 1972.14 
(informant) Death11 Mar 1972 Nannie was informant for the death of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward at 1515 Fayette St, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 11 Mar 1972.11,14 
Residence23 Jan 1978 Nannie Myrtle Johnson resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 23 Jan 1978.15 
Death*25 Feb 1978 Nannie died on 25 Feb 1978 at Summers County Hosp, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 86.16,1 
Burial*28 Feb 1978 She was buried on 28 Feb 1978 at Upland Cemetery, Summers Co, WV.16 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Melville Randolph Johnson, Minnie Mae Johnson, Una Alice Johnson, Charles Dunn Johnson, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson and Samuel Owen Johnson2
2 Jun 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLuther Dennis Cales and Nannie Myrtle Johnson2
30 Jan 1920Brooks Pct, Summers Co, WVLuther Dennis Cales, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, Hobart Lee Cales, Milous Harvey Cales, Dennis Eugene Cales and Stanaford Cales2
1 May 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLuther Dennis Cales, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, Hobart Lee Cales, Milous Harvey Cales, Dennis Eugene Cales, Stanaford Cales, James Harlow Cales and Stella Mae Cales2
26 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLuther Dennis Cales, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, James Harlow Cales and Stanaford Cales2

Partners and Children

Marriage*25 Aug 1909 She married Luther Dennis Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 25 Aug 1909.
Luther D. Cales, age 22, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Nannie M. Johnston, age 17, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by E.E. Northern.3 
Children

Partners and Children

Marriage*12 Apr 1966 She married Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward at Pearisburg, Giles Co, VA, on 12 Apr 1966.
Lee Roy Ward, age 79, widowed, 2 prev marriages, b. New Richmond, WV, res. Brooks, WV, par. William Ward & Virginia Cales, retired; Nannie Myrtle Cales nee Johnson, age 74, widowed, b. New Richmond, WV, res. Hinton, par. Melvin Sanford Johnson & Lucinda Cales; md by Duke Gregory at Pearisburg.12 

Citations

  1. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  4. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Okey Enfield Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 5 June 1951.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Una Wheeler, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 7 Oct 1953.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Charles Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 29 May 1954.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Laura Belle Nichols, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Friday, 31 Dec 1954.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Luther D. Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 24 Jan 1962.
  11. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  12. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  13. [S237] Obituary, Raymond R. Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 7 Dec 1971.
  14. [S237] Obituary, L.R. Ward, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 13 March 1972.
  15. [S237] Obituary, Minnie Croston, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Wednesday, 25 Jan 1978.
  16. [S237] Obituary, Nannie Cales Ward, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Monday, 27 Feb 1978.

James Dow Johnson

M, #311, b. 28 Dec 1894, d. 14 Apr 1951
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth*28 Dec 1894 James was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 28 Dec 1894.
Death Cert has 28 Dec 1893; WWI Draft reg has 28 Dec 1895; obit has 28 Dec 1893.1,2,3,4 
 He was the son of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census6 Jun 1900 James Dow Johnson appeared on the census of 6 Jun 1900 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.5 
(Witness) Census7 May 1910 James Dow Johnson appeared on the census of 7 May 1910 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.5 
EmploymentJun 1917 Occupation: coal miner in Jun 1917 at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV. Ephraim Creek Coal & Coke Co..3 
Mlt-Registration*5 Jun 1917 James Dow Johnson registered for the draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Fayette Co, WV.3 
Residence*5 Jun 1917 He resided at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Jun 1917.3 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: C&O railroad in Jan 1920 at Avis, Summers Co, WV. Laborer.5 
(Witness) Census24 Jan 1920 He appeared on the census of 24 Jan 1920 in the household of Forrest Madison Humphries and Clara Susan Johnson at Avis, Summers Co, WV.5 
Marriage*19 Jan 1926 He married Elsie Florence Callison at Summers Co, WV, on 19 Jan 1926.
James D. Johnson, age 30, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Elsie Davis, age 21, widowed, b. Greenbrier Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.W. Stanley.6,5 
Employment*May 1930 Occupation: coal miner in May 1930 at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV.5 
Census*22 May 1930 James Dow Johnson and Elsie Florence Callison appeared on the census as head of household at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 22 May 1930.5 
EmploymentApr 1940 Occupation: coal company worker in Apr 1940 at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV. Coal loader, coal mine.5 
Census8 Apr 1940 James Dow Johnson and Elsie Florence Callison appeared on the census as head of household at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 8 Apr 1940. Also enumerated in this household was Byrd S. Callison, father-in-law, age 65, md, b. WV.5 
Death*14 Apr 1951 James died on 14 Apr 1951 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, at age 56.2,1,4 
Burial*17 Apr 1951 His body was interred on 17 Apr 1951 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, at Huse Memorial Park.2,4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Melville Randolph Johnson, Minnie Mae Johnson, Una Alice Johnson, Charles Dunn Johnson, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson and Samuel Owen Johnson5
7 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Charles Dunn Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson, Samuel Owen Johnson, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson5
24 Jan 1920Avis, Summers Co, WVForrest Madison Humphries, Clara Susan Johnson, Virginia Lee Humphries, Lula Frances Johnson, Lon Greene Johnson, Everett Enfield Johnson, James Dow Johnson and Jesse Lee Humphries5
22 May 1930Thayer, Fayette Co, WVJames Dow Johnson, Elsie Florence Callison, Lawrence Davis, James Dow Johnson Jr and Ora Ruth Johnson5
8 Apr 1940Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVJames Dow Johnson, Elsie Florence Callison, Billy H. Davis, James Dow Johnson Jr, Ora Ruth Johnson, Charles Robert Johnson and Joseph Richard Johnson5

Partners and Children

Marriage*19 Jan 1926 He married Elsie Florence Callison at Summers Co, WV, on 19 Jan 1926.
James D. Johnson, age 30, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Elsie Davis, age 21, widowed, b. Greenbrier Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.W. Stanley.6,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  2. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  3. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.
  5. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  6. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.

Estella Florence Johnson

F, #312, b. 15 Feb 1897, d. 8 Mar 1979
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth*15 Feb 1897 Estella was born at Summers Co, WV, on 15 Feb 1897.1,2,3 
 She was the daughter of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census6 Jun 1900 Estella Florence Johnson appeared on the census of 6 Jun 1900 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.4 
(Witness) Census7 May 1910 Estella Florence Johnson appeared on the census of 7 May 1910 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.4 
Marriage*29 Oct 1919 She married Oswald Enfield Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 29 Oct 1919. O.E. Cales, age 24, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; Florence Johnson, age 22, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.P. Hackney.5 
Census*13 Jan 1920 Estella Florence Johnson and Oswald Enfield Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV, on 13 Jan 1920.4 
Census12 Apr 1930 Estella Florence Johnson and Oswald Enfield Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Chestnut Mt Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Apr 1930.4 
Census17 Apr 1940 Estella Florence Johnson and Oswald Enfield Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 17 Apr 1940.4 
Residence14 Apr 1951 Estella Florence Johnson resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1951.6 
Residence3 Jun 1951 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jun 1951.7 
Residence*6 Oct 1953 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Oct 1953.8 
Residence29 May 1954 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 29 May 1954.9 
Residence30 Dec 1954 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Dec 1954.10 
Residence26 Feb 1970 She resided at Whittier, Los Angeles Co, CA, on 26 Feb 1970.11 
Residence5 Dec 1971 She resided at Whittier, Los Angeles Co, CA, on 5 Dec 1971.12 
Residence23 Jan 1978 She resided at CA on 23 Jan 1978.13 
Residence25 Feb 1978 She resided at Whittier, Los Angeles Co, CA, on 25 Feb 1978.14 
Death*8 Mar 1979 Estella died on 8 Mar 1979 at Los Angeles Co, CA, at age 82.2,1,3 
Burial* She was buried at Cales Cemetery, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Melville Randolph Johnson, Minnie Mae Johnson, Una Alice Johnson, Charles Dunn Johnson, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson and Samuel Owen Johnson4
7 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Charles Dunn Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson, Samuel Owen Johnson, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson4
13 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WVOswald Enfield Cales and Estella Florence Johnson4
12 Apr 1930Chestnut Mt Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVOswald Enfield Cales, Estella Florence Johnson, Seymour Quintin Cales, Phyllis Cales, John Cales and Joseph Clark Meadows4
17 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVOswald Enfield Cales, Estella Florence Johnson, Seymour Quintin Cales, Phyllis Cales, John Cales, Keith Cales and Oswald Enfield Cales Jr4

Partners and Children

Marriage*29 Oct 1919 She married Oswald Enfield Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 29 Oct 1919. O.E. Cales, age 24, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; Florence Johnson, age 22, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.P. Hackney.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  2. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. California Death Index, 1940-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.
  3. [S149] WV Historical Society Summers Co.., Cemetery Book (Summer Co, WV Historical Society, 1996),.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  6. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Okey Enfield Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 5 June 1951.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Una Wheeler, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 7 Oct 1953.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Charles Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 29 May 1954.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Laura Belle Nichols, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Friday, 31 Dec 1954.
  11. [S237] Obituary, Oswald Enfield Cales, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Saturday, 28 Feb 1970.
  12. [S237] Obituary, Raymond R. Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 7 Dec 1971.
  13. [S237] Obituary, Minnie Croston, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Wednesday, 25 Jan 1978.
  14. [S237] Obituary, Nannie Cales Ward, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Monday, 27 Feb 1978.

Samuel Owen Johnson1

M, #313, b. 28 Mar 1899, d. 22 Oct 1981
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth*28 Mar 1899 Samuel was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 28 Mar 1899.2,3,4 
 He was the son of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census6 Jun 1900 Samuel Owen Johnson appeared on the census of 6 Jun 1900 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census7 May 1910 Samuel Owen Johnson appeared on the census of 7 May 1910 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Employment*Sep 1918 Occupation: farmer in Sep 1918 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.3 
Mlt-Registration*12 Sep 1918 Samuel Owen Johnson registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Summers Co, WV.3 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 He resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1918.3 
Marriage*2 Oct 1926 He married Charlotte Ella "Peggy" Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 2 Oct 1926. Owen Johnson, age 27, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Charlotte Cales, age 22, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.P. Hackney.5,6 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: machinist in Apr 1930 at Thurmond, Fayette Co, WV. Steam railroad.1 
Census*2 Apr 1930 Samuel Owen Johnson and Charlotte Ella "Peggy" Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Thurmond, Fayette Co, WV, on 2 Apr 1930.1 
EmploymentApr 1940 Occupation: machinist in Apr 1940 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV. C&O Railroad.1 
Census12 Apr 1940 Samuel Owen Johnson and Charlotte Ella "Peggy" Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Apr 1940.1 
Residence14 Apr 1951 Samuel Owen Johnson resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1951.7 
Residence3 Jun 1951 He resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jun 1951.8 
Residence6 Oct 1953 He resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Oct 1953.9 
Residence28 May 1954 He resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 28 May 1954.10 
Residence30 Dec 1954 He resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Dec 1954.11 
Residence5 Dec 1971 He resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 5 Dec 1971.12 
Residence23 Jan 1978 He resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 23 Jan 1978.13 
Residence25 Feb 1978 He resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 25 Feb 1978.14 
Death*22 Oct 1981 Samuel died on 22 Oct 1981 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 82.4,2 
Burial*24 Oct 1981 His body was interred on 24 Oct 1981 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Fox Cemetery.4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Laura Belle "Tess" Johnson, Melville Randolph Johnson, Minnie Mae Johnson, Una Alice Johnson, Charles Dunn Johnson, Nannie Myrtle Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson and Samuel Owen Johnson1
7 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Charles Dunn Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson, Samuel Owen Johnson, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson1
2 Apr 1930Thurmond, Fayette Co, WVSamuel Owen Johnson, Charlotte Ella "Peggy" Cales and Kenneth Owen Johnson1
12 Apr 1940Hinton, Summers Co, WVSamuel Owen Johnson, Charlotte Ella "Peggy" Cales, Kenneth Owen Johnson, Melville Shepherd 'Bud' Johnson, Daniel Louis Johnson, Arnold Lee Johnson and Wilma Grace Johnson1

Partners and Children

Marriage*2 Oct 1926 He married Charlotte Ella "Peggy" Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 2 Oct 1926. Owen Johnson, age 27, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Charlotte Cales, age 22, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.P. Hackney.5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  3. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Samuel Owen Johnson, Hinton (WV) News, Wednesday, 28 October 1981.
  5. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  6. [S64] Marjorie Ellen Withrow, The Descendants of David Cail (by author, 1990), p. 195.
  7. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Okey Enfield Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 5 June 1951.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Una Wheeler, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 7 Oct 1953.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Charles Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 29 May 1954.
  11. [S237] Obituary, Laura Belle Nichols, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Friday, 31 Dec 1954.
  12. [S237] Obituary, Raymond R. Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 7 Dec 1971.
  13. [S237] Obituary, Minnie Croston, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Wednesday, 25 Jan 1978.
  14. [S237] Obituary, Nannie Cales Ward, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Monday, 27 Feb 1978.

Oken Enfield Johnson

M, #314, b. 18 Feb 1901, d. 3 Jun 1951
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth*18 Feb 1901 Oken was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 18 Feb 1901.1,2,3 
 He was the son of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census7 May 1910 Oken Enfield Johnson appeared on the census of 7 May 1910 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.4 
(Witness) Census31 Jan 1920 Oken Enfield Johnson appeared on the census of 31 Jan 1920 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.4 
Marriage*17 Feb 1926 He married Bess Catherine Gillian at Summers Co, WV, on 17 Feb 1926. O.E. Johnson, age 24, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; Bessie Gillian, age 22, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; md by H.N. Fink.5 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: railroader in Apr 1930 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV. Welder helper.4 
Census*21 Apr 1930 Oken Enfield Johnson and Bess Catherine Gillian appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Apr 1930.4 
EmploymentApr 1940 Oken's occupation: Track labor, railroad at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, in Apr 1940.4 
Census10 Apr 1940 He and Bess Catherine Gillian appeared on the census as head of household at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 10 Apr 1940.4 
Residence14 Apr 1951 Oken Enfield Johnson resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1951.6 
Employment*Jun 1951 Occupation: C&O railroad in Jun 1951 at Summers Co, WV. Fireman.2 
Residence*Jun 1951 He resided at 711 Temple St, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, in Jun 1951.2 
Death*3 Jun 1951 Oken died on 3 Jun 1951 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 50. Suffered a heart attack after conducting Sunday evening services at the Elton Church of Christ.1,3,2 
Burial*6 Jun 1951 His body was interred on 6 Jun 1951 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Fox Cemetery.2,3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
7 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Charles Dunn Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson, Samuel Owen Johnson, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson4
31 Jan 1920Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson4
21 Apr 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVOken Enfield Johnson and Bess Catherine Gillian4
10 Apr 1940Sandstone, Summers Co, WVOken Enfield Johnson, Bess Catherine Gillian and Bobby Farrell Johnson4

Partners and Children

Marriage*17 Feb 1926 He married Bess Catherine Gillian at Summers Co, WV, on 17 Feb 1926. O.E. Johnson, age 24, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; Bessie Gillian, age 22, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; md by H.N. Fink.5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  2. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Okey Enfield Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 5 June 1951.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  6. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.

Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson

F, #315, b. 9 Mar 1903, d. 15 Nov 1993
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth*9 Mar 1903 Charlotta was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 9 Mar 1903.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census7 May 1910 Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson appeared on the census of 7 May 1910 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census31 Jan 1920 Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson appeared on the census of 31 Jan 1920 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*9 Nov 1921 She married William Arthur Fox at Summers Co, WV, on 9 Nov 1921.
Wm A. Fox, age 35, single, b. Summers Co, res. Brooks; Charlotta Johnson, age 19, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by C.C. Thompson.4,3 
(Witness) Census17 Apr 1930 Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson appeared on the census of 17 Apr 1930 in the household of James A. Fox at Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Census*16 Apr 1940 Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson and William Arthur Fox appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 16 Apr 1940.3 
Residence*14 Apr 1951 Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1951.5 
Residence3 Jun 1951 She resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jun 1951.6 
Residence6 Oct 1953 She resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Oct 1953.7 
Residence29 May 1954 She resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 29 May 1954.8 
Residence30 Dec 1954 She resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Dec 1954.9 
(informant) Death14 Jun 1955 Charlotta was informant for the death of William Arthur Fox at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 14 Jun 1955.10 
Marriage*17 Jan 1958 She married Thomas Willard Church at Fairlea, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 17 Jan 1958.
Thomas Willard Church, age 65, widowed, b. NC, res. Ronceverte; Charlotte Ellen Fox, age 55, widowed, b. Sandstone, res. Hinton; md by Max R. King at Fairlea.4 
Residence5 Dec 1971 Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 5 Dec 1971.11 
Residence23 Jan 1978 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 23 Jan 1978.12 
Residence25 Feb 1978 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 25 Feb 1978.13 
Residence22 Oct 1981 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 22 Oct 1981.14 
Residence27 Feb 1993 She resided at Hilldale, Summers Co, WV, on 27 Feb 1993.15 
Death*15 Nov 1993 Charlotta died on 15 Nov 1993 at Summers Continuous Care Center, Hilldale, Summers Co, WV, at age 90.2,16,17 
Burial*18 Nov 1993 She was buried on 18 Nov 1993 at Fox Cemetery, Brooks, Summers Co, WV.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
7 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Charles Dunn Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson, Samuel Owen Johnson, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson3
31 Jan 1920Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson3
17 Apr 1930Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJames A. Fox, William Arthur Fox, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Carrie Elizabeth Fox, William S. Fox, Amanda B. "Susan" Fox and James A. Fox3
16 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Arthur Fox, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Carrie Elizabeth Fox, William S. Fox, Amanda B. "Susan" Fox, James A. Fox, Laura F. Fox and Ruth Ann Fox3

Partners and Children

Marriage*9 Nov 1921 She married William Arthur Fox at Summers Co, WV, on 9 Nov 1921.
Wm A. Fox, age 35, single, b. Summers Co, res. Brooks; Charlotta Johnson, age 19, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by C.C. Thompson.4,3 
Children

Partners and Children

Marriage*17 Jan 1958 She married Thomas Willard Church at Fairlea, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 17 Jan 1958.
Thomas Willard Church, age 65, widowed, b. NC, res. Ronceverte; Charlotte Ellen Fox, age 55, widowed, b. Sandstone, res. Hinton; md by Max R. King at Fairlea.4 

Citations

  1. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  2. [S237] Obituary, Charlotta F. Church, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday 23 Nov 1993.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  5. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Okey Enfield Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 5 June 1951.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Una Wheeler, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 7 Oct 1953.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Charles Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 29 May 1954.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Laura Belle Nichols, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Friday, 31 Dec 1954.
  10. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  11. [S237] Obituary, Raymond R. Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 7 Dec 1971.
  12. [S237] Obituary, Minnie Croston, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Wednesday, 25 Jan 1978.
  13. [S237] Obituary, Nannie Cales Ward, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Monday, 27 Feb 1978.
  14. [S237] Obituary, Samuel Owen Johnson, Hinton (WV) News, Wednesday, 28 October 1981.
  15. [S237] Obituary, Dolphus S. Johnson, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 9 March 1993.
  16. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  17. [S211] Email Laura Fox Dick, 17 February 2006.

Raymond Ray Johnson

M, #316, b. 2 Feb 1905, d. 5 Dec 1971
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth*2 Feb 1905 Raymond was born at Summers Co, WV, on 2 Feb 1905.1 
 He was the son of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census7 May 1910 Raymond Ray Johnson appeared on the census of 7 May 1910 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census31 Jan 1920 Raymond Ray Johnson appeared on the census of 31 Jan 1920 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*circa 1925 He married Lucille Fox circa 1925.2 
Employment*Apr 1930 Occupation: railroader in Apr 1930 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV. Brakeman.2 
Census*2 Apr 1930 Raymond Ray Johnson and Lucille Fox appeared on the census as head of household at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 2 Apr 1930.2 
Residence14 Apr 1951 Raymond Ray Johnson resided at Princeton, Mercer Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1951.3 
Residence3 Jun 1951 He resided at Princeton, Mercer Co, WV, on 3 Jun 1951.4 
Residence*6 Oct 1953 He resided at Princeton, Mercer Co, WV, on 6 Oct 1953.5 
Residence28 May 1954 He resided at Princeton, Mercer Co, WV, on 28 May 1954.6 
Residence30 Dec 1954 He resided at Princeton, Mercer Co, WV, on 30 Dec 1954.7 
Death*5 Dec 1971 Raymond died on 5 Dec 1971 at Columbus hospital, Columbus, Franklin Co, OH, at age 66.1,8 
Burial*8 Dec 1971 He was buried on 8 Dec 1971 at Columbus, Franklin Co, OH.9 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
7 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Charles Dunn Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson, Samuel Owen Johnson, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson2
31 Jan 1920Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson2
2 Apr 1930Hinton, Summers Co, WVRaymond Ray Johnson, Lucille Fox, Phyllis Johnson, Betty J. Johnson and Barbara Johnson2

Partners and Children

Marriage*circa 1925 He married Lucille Fox circa 1925.2 
Children
  • Phyllis Johnson2
  • Betty J. Johnson2
  • Barbara Johnson2
  • Roger Johnson8
  • Wanda Johnson8
  • Helen Johnson8
  • Patty Johnson8

Citations

  1. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Okey Enfield Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 5 June 1951.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Una Wheeler, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 7 Oct 1953.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Charles Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 29 May 1954.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Laura Belle Nichols, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Friday, 31 Dec 1954.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Raymond R. Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 7 Dec 1971.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Raymond R. Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 7 Dec 1971.

Adolphus Sanford Johnson

M, #317, b. 30 Jul 1908, d. 27 Feb 1993
FatherMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson b. February 24, 1860, d. December 19, 1923
MotherLucinda Bell Cales b. February 7, 1867, d. May 12, 1951
Birth*30 Jul 1908 Adolphus was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Jul 1908.1,2 
 He was the son of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales
(Witness) Census7 May 1910 Adolphus Sanford Johnson appeared on the census of 7 May 1910 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census31 Jan 1920 Adolphus Sanford Johnson appeared on the census of 31 Jan 1920 in the household of Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales at Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*4 May 1929 He married Gwendolyn V. Frantz at Summers Co, WV, on 4 May 1929. Dolphus Johnson, age 21, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; Gwendolyn Frantz, age 21, single, b. MD, res. Summers; md by H.P. Hackney.4 
Employment*Apr 1940 Occupation: farmer in Apr 1940 at Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Census*17 Apr 1940 Adolphus Sanford Johnson and Gwendolyn V. Frantz appeared on the census as head of household at Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 17 Apr 1940.3 
Residence14 Apr 1951 Adolphus Sanford Johnson resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 14 Apr 1951.5 
Residence3 Jun 1951 He resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jun 1951.6 
Residence6 Oct 1953 He resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Oct 1953.7 
Residence29 May 1954 He resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 29 May 1954.8 
Residence30 Dec 1954 He resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Dec 1954.9 
Residence5 Dec 1971 He resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 5 Dec 1971.10 
Residence23 Jan 1978 He resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 23 Jan 1978.11 
Residence*25 Feb 1978 He resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 25 Feb 1978.12 
Residence22 Oct 1981 He resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 22 Oct 1981.13 
Residence28 Sep 1989 He resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 28 Sep 1989.14 
Death*27 Feb 1993 Adolphus died on 27 Feb 1993 at Summers County Hosp, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 84.1,15 
Burial*3 Mar 1993 He was buried on 3 Mar 1993 at Fox Cemetery, Brooks, Summers Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
7 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Charles Dunn Johnson, James Dow Johnson, Estella Florence Johnson, Samuel Owen Johnson, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson3
31 Jan 1920Brooks Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVMelville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Lucinda Bell Cales, Oken Enfield Johnson, Charlotta Ellen 'Lottie' Johnson, Raymond Ray Johnson and Adolphus Sanford Johnson3
17 Apr 1940Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVAdolphus Sanford Johnson, Gwendolyn V. Frantz, Barbara Johnson, Nancy Joyce Johnson, Maxine E. Johnson, Gerald Sanford "Jerry" Johnson, Curtis W. Johnson, Annabelle Johnson and Lucinda Bell Cales3

Partners and Children

Marriage*4 May 1929 He married Gwendolyn V. Frantz at Summers Co, WV, on 4 May 1929. Dolphus Johnson, age 21, single, b. Summers, res. Summers; Gwendolyn Frantz, age 21, single, b. MD, res. Summers; md by H.P. Hackney.4 
Children
  • Barbara Johnson
  • Nancy Joyce Johnson
  • Maxine E. Johnson1
  • Gerald Sanford "Jerry" Johnson4
  • Curtis W. Johnson1
  • Annabelle Johnson1
  • Mary Alice Johnson1
  • Dorothy L. Johnson1
  • James Edward Johnson b. 6 Mar 1946, d. 26 Jun 1966
  • Linda Carol Johnson

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Dolphus S. Johnson, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 9 March 1993.
  2. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  5. [S237] Obituary, James Dow Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 16 Apr 1951.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Okey Enfield Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 5 June 1951.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Una Wheeler, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 7 Oct 1953.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Charles Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 29 May 1954.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Laura Belle Nichols, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Friday, 31 Dec 1954.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Raymond R. Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 7 Dec 1971.
  11. [S237] Obituary, Minnie Croston, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Wednesday, 25 Jan 1978.
  12. [S237] Obituary, Nannie Cales Ward, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Monday, 27 Feb 1978.
  13. [S237] Obituary, Samuel Owen Johnson, Hinton (WV) News, Wednesday, 28 October 1981.
  14. [S237] Obituary, Gwendolyn V. Johnson, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 3 Oct 1989.
  15. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

Other Alvin Burdette

M, #318, b. 9 Apr 1883, d. 4 Aug 1926
FatherWilliam Jezreal Peck Burdette b. January 18, 1855, d. February 1, 1937
MotherMartha Ellen Withrow b. February 20, 1865, d. January 14, 1957
Birth*9 Apr 1883 Other was born at Summers Co, WV, on 9 Apr 1883. 1900 census has April 1884.1 
 He was the son of William Jezreal Peck Burdette and Martha Ellen Withrow
(Witness) Census28 Jun 1900 Other Alvin Burdette appeared on the census of 28 Jun 1900 in the household of William Jezreal Peck Burdette and Martha Ellen Withrow at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*25 Dec 1902 He married Minnie Mae Johnson at Summers Co, WV, on 25 Dec 1902. 
EmploymentMay 1910 Occupation: merchant in May 1910 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV. Dry goods store.2 
Census*4 May 1910 Other Alvin Burdette and Minnie Mae Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 4 May 1910.2 
Employment*Jan 1920 Occupation: clerk in Jan 1920 at Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV. Railway depot.2 
Census19 Jan 1920 Other Alvin Burdette and Minnie Mae Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV, on 19 Jan 1920.2 
Death*4 Aug 1926 Other died on 4 Aug 1926 at Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV, at age 43.
"O.A. Burdette died at his home at Meadow Creek, Wednesday evening at eight o'clock after a long illness with tuberculosis, aged 43 years. He had been a trusted employee of the C. & O. R'y Co. for 20 years, and was a member of the Baptist church. He was a good citizen and leaves many friends. Mr. Burdette leaves a wife, two daughters, and two sons, viz: Mrs. Grafton Harrah, of Meadow Creek, and Mrs. Beecher Cummings, of Beckley, and Frank and John Burdette of Meadow Creek. Also his parents, Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Burdette and two sisters--Mrs Ida Johnson and Mrs. Julia Willis, all of Sandstone.
The funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon at the Baptist church by Revs. Williams and Richmond, burial following in the Meadow Creek cemetery".3,4 
Burial*6 Aug 1926 His body was interred on 6 Aug 1926 at Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV, at Meadow Creek Community Cemetery.5,4,3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
28 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Jezreal Peck Burdette, Martha Ellen Withrow, Ida Catherine Burdette and Other Alvin Burdette2
4 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVOther Alvin Burdette, Minnie Mae Johnson, Leora V. Burdette, William Frank Burdette and Mildred Burdette2
19 Jan 1920Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WVMinnie Mae Johnson, Other Alvin Burdette, Leora V. Burdette, William Frank Burdette, Mildred Burdette and John Edward Burdette2

Partners and Children

Marriage*25 Dec 1902 He married Minnie Mae Johnson at Summers Co, WV, on 25 Dec 1902. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S237] Obituary, O. A. Burdette, Hinton (WV) Independent-Herald, Thursday, 12 August 1926.
  4. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  5. [S2670] Meadow Creek Community Cemetery, Meadow Creek, WV (http://mccemetery.tripod.com/id1.html),.

Lewis Ballard Johnson

M, #319, b. 27 Jun 1857, d. 28 Apr 1912
FatherMelville Shepherd Johnson b. circa 1818, d. before June, 1870
MotherIsabel Elizabeth Meadows b. circa 1823, d. before 1865
Birth*27 Jun 1857 Lewis was born at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 27 Jun 1857. 
 He was the son of Melville Shepherd Johnson and Isabel Elizabeth Meadows
(Witness) Census31 Jul 1860 Lewis Ballard Johnson appeared on the census of 31 Jul 1860 in the household of Melville Shepherd Johnson and Isabel Elizabeth Meadows at District 2, Greenbrier Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census31 Aug 1870 Lewis Ballard Johnson appeared on the census of 31 Aug 1870 in the household of Louvisa Cales at Blue Sulphur Twp, Greenbrier Co, WV.1 
Marriage*30 Nov 1878 He married Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Summers Co, WV, on 30 Nov 1878.2 
Employment*Jun 1880 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1880 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Census21 Jun 1880 Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Jun 1880.1 
EmploymentJun 1900 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1900 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Census*9 Jun 1900 Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 9 Jun 1900.1 
EmploymentMay 1910 Occupation: farmer in May 1910 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Census5 May 1910 Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 5 May 1910.1 
Death*28 Apr 1912 Lewis died on 28 Apr 1912 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at age 54.
Died after a short illness of typhoid fever.3 
Burial* His body was interred at nr Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Johnson Cemetery. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
31 Jul 1860District 2, Greenbrier Co, VAMelville Shepherd Johnson, Isabel Elizabeth Meadows, Rebecca Johnson, William W. S. Johnson, Mary J. Johnson, George W. Johnson, Sarah E. Johnson, James Beury Johnson, Lewis Ballard Johnson and Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson1
31 Aug 1870Blue Sulphur Twp, Greenbrier Co, WVLouvisa Cales, James Beury Johnson, Lewis Ballard Johnson, Melville Shepherd 'Griff' Johnson, Samuel Henry Johnson, Virginia Frances Johnson and Rachel M. Cales1
21 Jun 1880Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill and Melissa Hattie Johnson1
9 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Leona Virginia Johnson, Emma Isabel Johnson, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Rosa Ellen Johnson, William Edward Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson and Louella Frances Johnson1
5 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson, Louella Frances Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson and Oscar Enoch Johnson1

Partners and Children

Marriage*30 Nov 1878 He married Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Summers Co, WV, on 30 Nov 1878.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S46] Pauline Haga, Summers Co. Marr. 1871-1883, by Rev. John Bragg.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Lewis B. Johnson, Hinton (WV) Daily News, Tuesday, 30 April 1912.

Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill

F, #320, b. 10 Sep 1861, d. 22 Jun 1944
FatherJoseph Gill b. circa 1838
MotherEmeline Ayers b. circa 1835
Birth210 Sep 1857 Conflicting evidence states that Sarah was born at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 10 Sep 1857.1 
Birth*10 Sep 1861 Sarah was born at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 10 Sep 1861. 
 She was the daughter of Joseph Gill and Emeline Ayers
(Witness) Census5 Aug 1870 Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill appeared on the census of 5 Aug 1870 in the household of Joseph Gill and Emeline Ayers at Wolf Creek Twp, Monroe Co, WV.2 
Marriage*30 Nov 1878 She married Lewis Ballard Johnson at Summers Co, WV, on 30 Nov 1878.3 
Census21 Jun 1880 Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill and Lewis Ballard Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Jun 1880.2 
Census*9 Jun 1900 Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill and Lewis Ballard Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 9 Jun 1900.2 
Census5 May 1910 Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill and Lewis Ballard Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 5 May 1910.2 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: farmer in Jan 1920 at Lick Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Census5 Jan 1920 Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill appeared on the census as head of household at Lick Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 5 Jan 1920.2 
Employment*Apr 1930 Occupation: farmer in Apr 1930 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Census*4 Apr 1930 She appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 4 Apr 1930.2 
(Witness) Census17 Apr 1940 She appeared on the census of 17 Apr 1940 in the household of Charles Clarence Cooper and Rosa Ellen Johnson at Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.4 
Death*22 Jun 1944 Sarah died on 22 Jun 1944 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at age 82. 
Burial*24 Jun 1944 Her body was interred on 24 Jun 1944 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
5 Aug 1870Wolf Creek Twp, Monroe Co, WVJoseph Gill, Emeline Ayers, Delila F. Gill, James Mason Gill, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Cornelius Hines "Neal" Gill, Joseph Harvey Gill and Peter Lewis Gill2
21 Jun 1880Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill and Melissa Hattie Johnson2
9 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Leona Virginia Johnson, Emma Isabel Johnson, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Rosa Ellen Johnson, William Edward Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson and Louella Frances Johnson2
5 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson, Louella Frances Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson and Oscar Enoch Johnson2
5 Jan 1920Lick Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Oscar Enoch Johnson and Truman Enos Johnson2
4 Apr 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, William Edward Johnson, Oscar Enoch Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson, Virginia Violet Johnson, Patsy L. Johnson and Mabel Virgie Fink2
17 Apr 1940Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVCharles Clarence Cooper, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Blondena Elizabeth Ann Cooper, Oscar Truman Cooper and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill4

Partners and Children

Marriage*30 Nov 1878 She married Lewis Ballard Johnson at Summers Co, WV, on 30 Nov 1878.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S46] Pauline Haga, Summers Co. Marr. 1871-1883, by Rev. John Bragg.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Summers Co, WV, ED 45-13, p. 14A, online at ancestry.com.

Melissa Hattie Johnson

F, #321, b. 27 Jan 1880, d. 21 Dec 1966
FatherLewis Ballard Johnson b. June 27, 1857, d. April 28, 1912
MotherSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill b. September 10, 1861, d. June 22, 1944
Birth*27 Jan 1880 Melissa was born at Summers Co, WV, on 27 Jan 1880. 1880 census age 4 m, b. Jan 1880.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill
(Witness) Census21 Jun 1880 Melissa Hattie Johnson appeared on the census of 21 Jun 1880 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*24 Jun 1898 She married Alexander Bennett at Summers Co, WV, on 24 Jun 1898. 
Census*18 Jun 1900 Melissa Hattie Johnson and Alexander Bennett appeared on the census as head of household at Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WV, on 18 Jun 1900.3 
Census22 Apr 1910 Melissa Hattie Johnson and Alexander Bennett appeared on the census as head of household at Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WV, on 22 Apr 1910.2 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 Alexander Bennett and Melissa Hattie Johnson resided at Raleigh Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1918. Gave address as Meadow Creek, WV.4 
Census16 Jan 1920 She and Alexander Bennett appeared on the census as head of household at Plumley Pct, Raleigh Co, WV, on 16 Jan 1920.2 
Census24 Apr 1930 Melissa Hattie Johnson and Alexander Bennett appeared on the census as head of household at New River, Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WV, on 24 Apr 1930.2 
Residence27 Apr 1942 Alexander Bennett and Melissa Hattie Johnson resided at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.5 
Residence14 May 1948 She resided at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 14 May 1948.6 
Residence*3 Jan 1950 She resided at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 3 Jan 1950.7 
Residence26 Jan 1961 She resided at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 26 Jan 1961.8 
Death*21 Dec 1966 Melissa died on 21 Dec 1966 at Sand Branch, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 86.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
21 Jun 1880Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill and Melissa Hattie Johnson2
18 Jun 1900Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WVAlexander Bennett, Melissa Hattie Johnson and James Luther Bennett3
22 Apr 1910Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WVAlexander Bennett, Melissa Hattie Johnson, James Luther Bennett, Dewey Everett Bennett, Edgar William Bennett, Lottie Bennett, Nelson Bennett and Oather Bennett2
16 Jan 1920Plumley Pct, Raleigh Co, WVAlexander Bennett, Melissa Hattie Johnson, James Luther Bennett, Dewey Everett Bennett, Edgar William Bennett, Lottie Bennett, Nelson Bennett, Oather Bennett, Lester Bennett, Pearl Bennett and May Bennett2
24 Apr 1930New River, Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WVAlexander Bennett, Melissa Hattie Johnson, Oather Bennett, Lester Bennett, Pearl Bennett, May Bennett and Earl Bennett2

Partners and Children

Marriage*24 Jun 1898 She married Alexander Bennett at Summers Co, WV, on 24 Jun 1898. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Hattie Bennett, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 22 Dec 1966.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  6. [S237] Obituary, William Edward Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 16 May 1948.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Emma Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 5 Jan 1950.
  8. [S237] Obituary, James L. Johnson, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 27 January 1961.

Leona Virginia Johnson1

F, #322, b. 16 Oct 1882, d. 19 Mar 1959
FatherLewis Ballard Johnson b. June 27, 1857, d. April 28, 1912
MotherSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill b. September 10, 1861, d. June 22, 1944
Birth*16 Oct 1882 Leona was born at Summers Co, WV, on 16 Oct 1882.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill
(Witness) Census9 Jun 1900 Leona Virginia Johnson appeared on the census of 9 Jun 1900 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*13 Sep 1900 She married James William Foster at Summers Co, WV, on 13 Sep 1900. Jas Wm Foster, age 33, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. J.D. & Lydia Foster, farmer; Leona A. Johnson, age 19, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. L.B. & S.A. Johnson; md by W.W. Richmond.2,3 
Census30 May 1910 Leona Virginia Johnson and James William Foster appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 30 May 1910.3 
Census12 Jan 1920 Leona Virginia Johnson and James William Foster appeared on the census as head of household at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Jan 1920.3 
Census*8 Apr 1930 Leona Virginia Johnson and James William Foster appeared on the census as head of household at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 8 Apr 1930.3 
Employment*Apr 1940 Occupation: farmer in Apr 1940 at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.4 
Census*19 Apr 1940 Leona Virginia Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 19 Apr 1940.4 
Residence14 May 1948 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 14 May 1948.5 
Residence*3 Jan 1950 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jan 1950.6 
ResidenceMar 1959 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, in Mar 1959.1 
Death*19 Mar 1959 Leona died on 19 Mar 1959 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 76. Died of stomach cancer.1 
Burial*21 Mar 1959 Her body was interred on 21 Mar 1959 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Leona Virginia Johnson, Emma Isabel Johnson, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Rosa Ellen Johnson, William Edward Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson and Louella Frances Johnson3
30 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster and Gladys Nova Foster3
12 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Gladys Nova Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Joseph Foster and Josephine Foster3
8 Apr 1930Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Josephine Foster, Joseph Foster, Virginia Elizabeth Foster, Isabella Sydenstricker, Virginia Foster and Alexander Painturff3
19 Apr 1940Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVLeona Virginia Johnson, Joseph Foster, Josephine Foster and Virginia Elizabeth Foster4

Partners and Children

Marriage*13 Sep 1900 She married James William Foster at Summers Co, WV, on 13 Sep 1900. Jas Wm Foster, age 33, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. J.D. & Lydia Foster, farmer; Leona A. Johnson, age 19, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. L.B. & S.A. Johnson; md by W.W. Richmond.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Summers Co, WV, ED 45-13, p. 15B, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S237] Obituary, William Edward Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 16 May 1948.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Emma Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 5 Jan 1950.

James William Foster

M, #323, b. 24 Aug 1867, d. 4 May 1933
Birth*24 Aug 1867 James was born at Greenbrier Co, WV, on 24 Aug 1867.1 
Marriage*13 Sep 1900 He married Leona Virginia Johnson at Summers Co, WV, on 13 Sep 1900. Jas Wm Foster, age 33, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. J.D. & Lydia Foster, farmer; Leona A. Johnson, age 19, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. L.B. & S.A. Johnson; md by W.W. Richmond.1,2 
EmploymentMay 1910 Occupation: farmer in May 1910 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Census30 May 1910 James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 30 May 1910.2 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: farmer in Jan 1920 at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV.2 
Census12 Jan 1920 James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Jan 1920.2 
Employment*Apr 1930 Occupation: farmer in Apr 1930 at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.2 
Census*8 Apr 1930 James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 8 Apr 1930.2 
Death*4 May 1933 James died on 4 May 1933 at Summers Co, WV, at age 65. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster and Gladys Nova Foster2
12 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Gladys Nova Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Joseph Foster and Josephine Foster2
8 Apr 1930Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Josephine Foster, Joseph Foster, Virginia Elizabeth Foster, Isabella Sydenstricker, Virginia Foster and Alexander Painturff2

Partners and Children

Marriage*13 Sep 1900 He married Leona Virginia Johnson at Summers Co, WV, on 13 Sep 1900. Jas Wm Foster, age 33, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. J.D. & Lydia Foster, farmer; Leona A. Johnson, age 19, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. L.B. & S.A. Johnson; md by W.W. Richmond.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

William Herbert Foster1

M, #324, b. 5 Sep 1901, d. 26 Aug 1966
FatherJames William Foster b. August 24, 1867, d. May 4, 1933
MotherLeona Virginia Johnson b. October 16, 1882, d. March 19, 1959
Birth*5 Sep 1901 William was born at Summers Co, WV, on 5 Sep 1901. 
 He was the son of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson
(Witness) Census30 May 1910 William Herbert Foster appeared on the census of 30 May 1910 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Employment*Jan 1920 Occupation: coal miner in Jan 1920 at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census12 Jan 1920 William Herbert Foster appeared on the census of 12 Jan 1920 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV.1 
Marriage*circa 1926 He married Isabella Sydenstricker circa 1926.1 
(Witness) Census8 Apr 1930 William Herbert Foster appeared on the census of 8 Apr 1930 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.1 
Residence*12 Feb 1962 William Herbert Foster resided at Spring Creek, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 12 Feb 1962.2 
Death*26 Aug 1966 William died on 26 Aug 1966 at age 64. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster and Gladys Nova Foster1
12 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Gladys Nova Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Joseph Foster and Josephine Foster1
8 Apr 1930Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Josephine Foster, Joseph Foster, Virginia Elizabeth Foster, Isabella Sydenstricker, Virginia Foster and Alexander Painturff1

Partners and Children

Marriage*circa 1926 He married Isabella Sydenstricker circa 1926.1 
Children
  • Virginia Foster1
  • Mary Elizabeth Foster

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Ernest L. Foster, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 13 Feb 1962.

Isabella Sydenstricker

F, #325, b. circa 1905
Birth*circa 1905 Isabella was born at Spice Run, WV, circa 1905.1 
Marriage*circa 1926 She married William Herbert Foster circa 1926.1 
(Witness) Census8 Apr 1930 Isabella Sydenstricker appeared on the census of 8 Apr 1930 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
8 Apr 1930Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Josephine Foster, Joseph Foster, Virginia Elizabeth Foster, Isabella Sydenstricker, Virginia Foster and Alexander Painturff1

Partners and Children

Children
  • Virginia Foster1
  • Mary Elizabeth Foster

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Annie Frances Foster

F, #326, b. 30 Nov 1903, d. 6 Sep 1983
Annie Frances Foster Meadows, King Cemetery, Sandstone, WV
Image credit: Mary Fridley, July 2016
FatherJames William Foster b. August 24, 1867, d. May 4, 1933
MotherLeona Virginia Johnson b. October 16, 1882, d. March 19, 1959
Birth*30 Nov 1903 Annie was born at Summers Co, WV, on 30 Nov 1903.1,2 
 She was the daughter of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson
(Witness) Census30 May 1910 Annie Frances Foster appeared on the census of 30 May 1910 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census12 Jan 1920 Annie Frances Foster appeared on the census of 12 Jan 1920 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*15 Jun 1929 She married Fred Homer Meadows at Summers Co, WV, on 15 Jun 1929. Fred H. Meadows, age 33, divorced, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; Anna F. Foster, age 25, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; md by Henry Dillon.4,3 
Census*19 Apr 1930 Annie Frances Foster and Fred Homer Meadows appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 19 Apr 1930.3 
Census10 Apr 1940 Annie Frances Foster and Fred Homer Meadows appeared on the census as head of household at Laurel Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 10 Apr 1940. Also enumerated in this household was Turner Johnson, servant, negro, age 50, b. WV, no education, farmer.3 
Residence*27 Apr 1942 Fred Homer Meadows and Annie Frances Foster resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.5 
(informant) Death18 Jul 1952 Annie was informant for the death of Fred Homer Meadows at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 18 Jul 1952.6 
Residence12 Feb 1962 Annie Frances Foster resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Feb 1962.7 
Residence*21 Oct 1977 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Oct 1977.8 
Death*6 Sep 1983 Annie died on 6 Sep 1983 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at age 79.1,2 
Burial*9 Sep 1983 Her body was interred on 9 Sep 1983 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at King Cem.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster and Gladys Nova Foster3
12 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Gladys Nova Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Joseph Foster and Josephine Foster3
19 Apr 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVFred Homer Meadows, Annie Frances Foster, Venson Vernon Meadows and Vance Clifford Meadows3
10 Apr 1940Laurel Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVFred Homer Meadows, Annie Frances Foster, Venson Vernon Meadows, Vance Clifford Meadows, Robert Joseph Meadows and Turner Johnson3

Partners and Children

Marriage*15 Jun 1929 She married Fred Homer Meadows at Summers Co, WV, on 15 Jun 1929. Fred H. Meadows, age 33, divorced, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; Anna F. Foster, age 25, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; md by Henry Dillon.4,3 
Child

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S273] Family Bible (transcript from M.S. 'Bud' Johnson).
  2. [S237] Obituary, Annie Frances Meadows, Hinton (WV) News, Tue 13 Sep 1983.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  5. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  6. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Ernest L. Foster, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 13 Feb 1962.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Virginia Shaffer, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Friday, 21 Oct 1977.
  9. [S2714] WV Deaths online at www.wvculture.org,, Summers Co, WV.

Ernest Lewis Foster

M, #327, b. 1 Sep 1905, d. 12 Feb 1962
FatherJames William Foster b. August 24, 1867, d. May 4, 1933
MotherLeona Virginia Johnson b. October 16, 1882, d. March 19, 1959
Burial* His body was interred at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery. 
Birth*1 Sep 1905 Ernest was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 1 Sep 1905.1,2 
 He was the son of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson
(Witness) Census30 May 1910 Ernest Lewis Foster appeared on the census of 30 May 1910 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census12 Jan 1920 Ernest Lewis Foster appeared on the census of 12 Jan 1920 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census8 Apr 1930 Ernest Lewis Foster appeared on the census of 8 Apr 1930 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*16 Sep 1933 He married Alicia Pauline Harris at Summers Co, WV, on 16 Sep 1933. Earnest L. Foster, age 28, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; Pauline A. Harris, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, res. Ramp; md by G.W. Kesler.2 
Death*12 Feb 1962 Ernest died on 12 Feb 1962 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 56.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster and Gladys Nova Foster3
12 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Gladys Nova Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Joseph Foster and Josephine Foster3
8 Apr 1930Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Josephine Foster, Joseph Foster, Virginia Elizabeth Foster, Isabella Sydenstricker, Virginia Foster and Alexander Painturff3

Partners and Children

Marriage*16 Sep 1933 He married Alicia Pauline Harris at Summers Co, WV, on 16 Sep 1933. Earnest L. Foster, age 28, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; Pauline A. Harris, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, res. Ramp; md by G.W. Kesler.2 
Children
  • James L. Foster
  • Peggy Jean Foster
  • Mary Leona Foster
  • Joan Gaynell Foster

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Ernest L. Foster, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 13 Feb 1962.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Gladys Nova Foster

F, #328, b. 29 May 1908, d. 11 Nov 1925
FatherJames William Foster b. August 24, 1867, d. May 4, 1933
MotherLeona Virginia Johnson b. October 16, 1882, d. March 19, 1959
Birth*29 May 1908 Gladys was born at Summers Co, WV, on 29 May 1908. 
 She was the daughter of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson
(Witness) Census30 May 1910 Gladys Nova Foster appeared on the census of 30 May 1910 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census12 Jan 1920 Gladys Nova Foster appeared on the census of 12 Jan 1920 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV.1 
Death*11 Nov 1925 Gladys died on 11 Nov 1925 at Summers Co, WV, at age 17. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster and Gladys Nova Foster1
12 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Gladys Nova Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Joseph Foster and Josephine Foster1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Oma Dillon Foster

F, #329, b. 16 Sep 1910, d. 29 Jun 1990
FatherJames William Foster b. August 24, 1867, d. May 4, 1933
MotherLeona Virginia Johnson b. October 16, 1882, d. March 19, 1959
Burial* Her body was interred at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at King Cem. 
Birth*16 Sep 1910 Oma was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 16 Sep 1910.1,2,3 
 She was the daughter of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson
(Witness) Census12 Jan 1920 Oma Dillon Foster appeared on the census of 12 Jan 1920 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV.4 
(Witness) Census8 Apr 1930 Oma Dillon Foster appeared on the census of 8 Apr 1930 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.4 
Marriage*10 Feb 1937 She married Clyde Wilson Harris at Summers Co, WV, on 10 Feb 1937. Clyde Wilson Harris, age 22, single, b. Summers, res. Ramp, WV; Oma Dillon Foster, age 25, single, b. Summers, res. Sandstone, WV; md by G.W. Kesler.3 
Census*17 Apr 1940 Oma Dillon Foster and Clyde Wilson Harris appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 17 Apr 1940.5 
(informant) Death19 Mar 1959 Oma was informant for the death of Leona Virginia Johnson at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 19 Mar 1959.6 
Residence12 Feb 1962 Oma Dillon Foster resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Feb 1962.7 
Residence*21 Oct 1977 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Oct 1977.8 
Residence6 Sep 1983 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Sep 1983.9 
Residence21 Nov 1986 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Nov 1986.10 
Death*29 Jun 1990 Oma died on 29 Jun 1990 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 79.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
12 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Gladys Nova Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Joseph Foster and Josephine Foster4
8 Apr 1930Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Josephine Foster, Joseph Foster, Virginia Elizabeth Foster, Isabella Sydenstricker, Virginia Foster and Alexander Painturff4
17 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVClyde Wilson Harris, Oma Dillon Foster, Phyllis June Harris and Patricia Ann Harris5

Partners and Children

Marriage*10 Feb 1937 She married Clyde Wilson Harris at Summers Co, WV, on 10 Feb 1937. Clyde Wilson Harris, age 22, single, b. Summers, res. Ramp, WV; Oma Dillon Foster, age 25, single, b. Summers, res. Sandstone, WV; md by G.W. Kesler.3 
Children
  • Phyllis June Harris
  • Patricia Ann Harris
  • Gloria Yvonne Harris b. 16 Nov 1940, d. 10 Apr 1944
  • James Wilson Harris
  • Sharon Kay Harris
  • Ramona Elaine Harris

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Oma D. Foster, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 3 July 1990.
  2. [S2682] Oma Foster Harris.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Summers Co, WV, ED 45-13, p. 14B, online at ancestry.com.
  6. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Ernest L. Foster, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 13 Feb 1962.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Virginia Shaffer, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Friday, 21 Oct 1977.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Annie Frances Meadows, Hinton (WV) News, Tue 13 Sep 1983.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Rosa F. Cox, Hinton (WV) News, Tues, 25 Nov 1986.

Rosa Fountain Foster

F, #330, b. 6 Mar 1913, d. 21 Nov 1986
FatherJames William Foster b. August 24, 1867, d. May 4, 1933
MotherLeona Virginia Johnson b. October 16, 1882, d. March 19, 1959
Birth*6 Mar 1913 Rosa was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Mar 1913.1 
 She was the daughter of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson
(Witness) Census12 Jan 1920 Rosa Fountain Foster appeared on the census of 12 Jan 1920 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census8 Apr 1930 Rosa Fountain Foster appeared on the census of 8 Apr 1930 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*4 Jan 1935 She married George Sinkler Burdette at Summers Co, WV, on 4 Jan 1935. Geo. S. Burdette, age 21, single, b. Summers, res. Sandstone; Rosa F. Foster, age 21, single, b. Summers, res. Sandstone; md by Henry Dillon.3 
Census*19 Apr 1940 Rosa Fountain Foster and George Sinkler Burdette appeared on the census as head of household at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 19 Apr 1940.4 
Marriage* She married Arthur L. Cox.1 
Residence12 Feb 1962 Rosa Fountain Foster resided at Jumping Branch, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Feb 1962.5 
Residence*21 Oct 1977 She resided at Jumping Branch, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Oct 1977.6 
Residence6 Sep 1983 She resided at Jumping Branch, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Sep 1983.7 
Death*21 Nov 1986 Rosa died on 21 Nov 1986 at Summers County Hosp, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 73.1 
Burial*24 Nov 1986 Her body was interred on 24 Nov 1986 at Jumping Branch, Summers Co, WV, at Deeds Cem.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
12 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Gladys Nova Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Joseph Foster and Josephine Foster2
8 Apr 1930Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Josephine Foster, Joseph Foster, Virginia Elizabeth Foster, Isabella Sydenstricker, Virginia Foster and Alexander Painturff2
19 Apr 1940Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVGeorge Sinkler Burdette, Rosa Fountain Foster, Geraldine Burdette, Charles Burdette, Flossie Burdette and Romeo E. "Romey" Gillian4

Partners and Children

Marriage*4 Jan 1935 She married George Sinkler Burdette at Summers Co, WV, on 4 Jan 1935. Geo. S. Burdette, age 21, single, b. Summers, res. Sandstone; Rosa F. Foster, age 21, single, b. Summers, res. Sandstone; md by Henry Dillon.3 
Children
  • Geraldine Burdette1
  • Charles Burdette1
  • Flossie Burdette1

Partners and Children

Marriage* She married Arthur L. Cox.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Rosa F. Cox, Hinton (WV) News, Tues, 25 Nov 1986.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Summers Co, WV, ED 45-13, p. 15B, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Ernest L. Foster, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 13 Feb 1962.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Virginia Shaffer, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Friday, 21 Oct 1977.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Annie Frances Meadows, Hinton (WV) News, Tue 13 Sep 1983.

Joseph Foster

M, #331, b. 9 Apr 1917, d. 21 Feb 1997
FatherJames William Foster b. August 24, 1867, d. May 4, 1933
MotherLeona Virginia Johnson b. October 16, 1882, d. March 19, 1959
Birth*9 Apr 1917 Joseph was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 9 Apr 1917.1 
 He was the son of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson
(Witness) Census12 Jan 1920 Joseph Foster appeared on the census of 12 Jan 1920 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census8 Apr 1930 Joseph Foster appeared on the census of 8 Apr 1930 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1940 Joseph Foster appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1940 in the household of Leona Virginia Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*26 Oct 1946 He married Joy Armada Hicks at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Oct 1946.
Joseph Foster, age 29, single, b. Sandstone, res. Sandstone; Joy Armada Hicks, age 23, single, b. Green Sulphur, res. Green Sulphur; md by H.P. Hackney at Hinton.1 
Residence12 Feb 1962 Joseph Foster resided at Newton Falls, Trumbull Co, OH, on 12 Feb 1962.4 
Retirement*1973 Joseph retired at Newton Falls, Trumbull Co, OH, in 1973.5 
Residence*21 Oct 1977 He resided at Newton Falls, Trumbull Co, OH, on 21 Oct 1977.6 
Residence6 Sep 1983 He resided at Newton Falls, Trumbull Co, OH, on 6 Sep 1983.7 
Residence21 Nov 1986 He resided at Newton Falls, Trumbull Co, OH, on 21 Nov 1986.8 
Residence29 Jun 1990 He resided at Newton Falls, Trumbull Co, OH, on 29 Jun 1990.9 
ResidenceFeb 1997 He resided at Newton Falls, Trumbull Co, OH, in Feb 1997. 
Death*21 Feb 1997 Joseph died on 21 Feb 1997 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, OH, at age 79.10 
Burial*25 Feb 1997 His body was interred on 25 Feb 1997 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
12 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Gladys Nova Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Joseph Foster and Josephine Foster2
8 Apr 1930Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Josephine Foster, Joseph Foster, Virginia Elizabeth Foster, Isabella Sydenstricker, Virginia Foster and Alexander Painturff2
19 Apr 1940Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVLeona Virginia Johnson, Joseph Foster, Josephine Foster and Virginia Elizabeth Foster3

Partners and Children

Marriage*26 Oct 1946 He married Joy Armada Hicks at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Oct 1946.
Joseph Foster, age 29, single, b. Sandstone, res. Sandstone; Joy Armada Hicks, age 23, single, b. Green Sulphur, res. Green Sulphur; md by H.P. Hackney at Hinton.1 
Child
  • Phebe Jo Foster

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Summers Co, WV, ED 45-13, p. 15B, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Ernest L. Foster, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 13 Feb 1962.
  5. [S1330] Obituary; occupation of welder at Falls Steel and Tube Co., Newton Falls.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Virginia Shaffer, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Friday, 21 Oct 1977.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Annie Frances Meadows, Hinton (WV) News, Tue 13 Sep 1983.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Rosa F. Cox, Hinton (WV) News, Tues, 25 Nov 1986.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Oma D. Foster, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 3 July 1990.
  10. [S1326] Obituary, Beckley, WV newspaper, from Gaye Whitehead.

Josephine Foster

F, #332, b. 9 Apr 1917, d. 30 Mar 2005
FatherJames William Foster b. August 24, 1867, d. May 4, 1933
MotherLeona Virginia Johnson b. October 16, 1882, d. March 19, 1959
Birth*9 Apr 1917 Josephine was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 9 Apr 1917.1 
 She was the daughter of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson
(Witness) Census12 Jan 1920 Josephine Foster appeared on the census of 12 Jan 1920 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census8 Apr 1930 Josephine Foster appeared on the census of 8 Apr 1930 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*2 Dec 1939 She married Eldon McKinley 'Andy' Cales at Catlettsburg, Boyd Co, KY, on 2 Dec 1939.3 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1940 Josephine Foster appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1940 in the household of Leona Virginia Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.4 
Residence12 Feb 1962 Josephine Foster resided at New York, New York Co, NY, on 12 Feb 1962.5 
Residence25 Apr 1977 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 25 Apr 1977.6 
Residence21 Oct 1977 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Oct 1977.7 
Residence6 Sep 1983 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Sep 1983.8 
Residence21 Nov 1986 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Nov 1986.9 
Residence29 Jun 1990 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 29 Jun 1990.10 
Residence*21 Feb 1997 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Feb 1997. 
Death*30 Mar 2005 Josephine died on 30 Mar 2005 at Halstead Care Home, Nimitz, Summers Co, WV, at age 87.1 
Burial*2 Apr 2005 Her body was interred on 2 Apr 2005 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
12 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Annie Frances Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Gladys Nova Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Joseph Foster and Josephine Foster2
8 Apr 1930Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Josephine Foster, Joseph Foster, Virginia Elizabeth Foster, Isabella Sydenstricker, Virginia Foster and Alexander Painturff2
19 Apr 1940Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVLeona Virginia Johnson, Joseph Foster, Josephine Foster and Virginia Elizabeth Foster4

Partners and Children

Marriage*2 Dec 1939 She married Eldon McKinley 'Andy' Cales at Catlettsburg, Boyd Co, KY, on 2 Dec 1939.3 
Children
  • Judith Naoma Cales
  • Gary Lee Cales

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Josephine Foster Cales, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 5 April 2005.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S64] Marjorie Ellen Withrow, The Descendants of David Cail (by author, 1990), p. 125.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Summers Co, WV, ED 45-13, p. 15B, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Ernest L. Foster, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 13 Feb 1962.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Eldon M. Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 26 April 1977.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Virginia Shaffer, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Friday, 21 Oct 1977.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Annie Frances Meadows, Hinton (WV) News, Tue 13 Sep 1983.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Rosa F. Cox, Hinton (WV) News, Tues, 25 Nov 1986.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Oma D. Foster, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 3 July 1990.

Virginia Elizabeth Foster

F, #333, b. 22 Mar 1920, d. 21 Oct 1977
FatherJames William Foster b. August 24, 1867, d. May 4, 1933
MotherLeona Virginia Johnson b. October 16, 1882, d. March 19, 1959
Birth*22 Mar 1920 Virginia was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 22 Mar 1920.1,2 
 She was the daughter of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson
(Witness) Census8 Apr 1930 Virginia Elizabeth Foster appeared on the census of 8 Apr 1930 in the household of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1940 Virginia Elizabeth Foster appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1940 in the household of Leona Virginia Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.4 
Marriage* She married Charles H. Shaffer
Residence12 Feb 1962 Virginia Elizabeth Foster resided at White Oak, Raleigh Co, WV, on 12 Feb 1962.5 
Residence*Oct 1977 She resided at White Oak, Raleigh Co, WV, in Oct 1977.1 
Death*21 Oct 1977 Virginia died on 21 Oct 1977 at Beckley Hosp, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 57.1,2 
Burial*23 Oct 1977 Her body was interred on 23 Oct 1977 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
8 Apr 1930Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVJames William Foster, Leona Virginia Johnson, William Herbert Foster, Ernest Lewis Foster, Oma Dillon Foster, Rosa Fountain Foster, Josephine Foster, Joseph Foster, Virginia Elizabeth Foster, Isabella Sydenstricker, Virginia Foster and Alexander Painturff3
19 Apr 1940Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVLeona Virginia Johnson, Joseph Foster, Josephine Foster and Virginia Elizabeth Foster4

Partners and Children

Marriage* She married Charles H. Shaffer
Children
  • Brenda Jo Shaffer1
  • Donna Lynn Shaffer1
  • Harvey Dale Shaffer1

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Virginia Shaffer, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Friday, 21 Oct 1977.
  2. [S274] Oma Foster Harris, pers. correspondence.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Summers Co, WV, ED 45-13, p. 15B, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Ernest L. Foster, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 13 Feb 1962.

Infant Foster

F, #334, b. 27 Jul 1915, d. 27 Jul 1915
FatherJames William Foster b. August 24, 1867, d. May 4, 1933
MotherLeona Virginia Johnson b. October 16, 1882, d. March 19, 1959
BirthStill Infant Foster was stillborn. 
Death*27 Jul 1915 Infant died on 27 Jul 1915 at Summers Co, WV. 
Birth*27 Jul 1915 Infant was born at Summers Co, WV, on 27 Jul 1915. 
 She was the daughter of James William Foster and Leona Virginia Johnson

James Lular Johnson1,2

M, #335, b. 6 Oct 1894, d. 26 Jan 1961
FatherLewis Ballard Johnson b. June 27, 1857, d. April 28, 1912
MotherSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill b. September 10, 1861, d. June 22, 1944
Birth*6 Oct 1894 James was born at Summers Co, WV, on 6 Oct 1894.1 
 He was the son of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill
(Witness) Census9 Jun 1900 James Lular Johnson appeared on the census of 9 Jun 1900 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census5 May 1910 James Lular Johnson appeared on the census of 5 May 1910 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*22 Mar 1916 He married Doshie E. Harless at Summers Co, WV, on 22 Mar 1916.
James L. Johnson, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Doshie E. Harless, age 17, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.N. Fink.4,3 
Employment*Jan 1920 Occupation: coal company worker in Jan 1920 at Elverton, Fayette Co, WV. Weighmaster, coal mine.3 
Census*17 Jan 1920 James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless appeared on the census as head of household at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 17 Jan 1920.3 
EmploymentMay 1930 Occupation: coal miner in May 1930 at Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.3 
Census*7 May 1930 James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless appeared on the census as head of household at Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 7 May 1930.3 
EmploymentMay 1940 Occupation: foreman in May 1940 at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV. Assistant foreman, coal mine.3 
Census17 May 1940 James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless appeared on the census as head of household at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 17 May 1940.3 
EmploymentApr 1942 Occupation: coal miner in Apr 1942 at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV. Johnstown Coal and Coke Co.1 
Mlt-Registration*27 Apr 1942 James Lular Johnson registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 at Greenbrier Co, WV.1 
Residence*27 Apr 1942 James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless resided at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.1 
Residence14 May 1948 James Lular Johnson resided at Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 14 May 1948.5 
Residence*3 Jan 1950 He resided at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 3 Jan 1950.6 
ResidenceJan 1961 He resided at Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, in Jan 1961.7 
Death*26 Jan 1961 James died on 26 Jan 1961 at Greenbrier Valley Hospital, Ronceverte, Greenbrier Co, WV, at age 66.7,8 
Burial*29 Jan 1961 His body was interred on 29 Jan 1961 at Clintonville, Greenbrier Co, WV, at End of Trail Cem.7 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Leona Virginia Johnson, Emma Isabel Johnson, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Rosa Ellen Johnson, William Edward Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson and Louella Frances Johnson3
5 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson, Louella Frances Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson and Oscar Enoch Johnson3
17 Jan 1920Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Retha Elizabeth Johnson and Charles Thayle Johnson3
7 May 1930Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Retha Elizabeth Johnson, Charles Thayle Johnson, Catherine Corinne Johnson and James Leon Johnson3
17 May 1940Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Charles Thayle Johnson, Catherine Corinne Johnson, James Leon Johnson and Mara Louise 'Bettie' Cunningham3

Partners and Children

Marriage*22 Mar 1916 He married Doshie E. Harless at Summers Co, WV, on 22 Mar 1916.
James L. Johnson, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Doshie E. Harless, age 17, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.N. Fink.4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S2714] WV Deaths online at www.wvculture.org,, Greenbrier Co, WV.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  5. [S237] Obituary, William Edward Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 16 May 1948.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Emma Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 5 Jan 1950.
  7. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  8. [S237] Obituary, James L. Johnson, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 27 January 1961.

Doshie E. Harless1

F, #336, b. 14 Jul 1899, d. 1 Apr 1983
FatherHarvey Gordon Harless1 b. July 3, 1857, d. July 12, 1918
MotherMara Louise 'Bettie' Cunningham b. March 18, 1867, d. February 25, 1948
Birth*14 Jul 1899 Doshie was born at VA on 14 Jul 1899.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Harvey Gordon Harless and Mara Louise 'Bettie' Cunningham.1 
(Witness) Census18 Jun 1900 Doshie E. Harless appeared on the census of 18 Jun 1900 in the household of Harvey Gordon Harless and Mara Louise 'Bettie' Cunningham at Dublin Dist, Pulaski Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census26 Apr 1910 Doshie E. Harless appeared on the census of 26 Apr 1910 in the household of Harvey Gordon Harless and Mara Louise 'Bettie' Cunningham at Sandstone Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*22 Mar 1916 She married James Lular Johnson at Summers Co, WV, on 22 Mar 1916.
James L. Johnson, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Doshie E. Harless, age 17, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.N. Fink.4,3 
Census*17 Jan 1920 Doshie E. Harless and James Lular Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 17 Jan 1920.3 
Census7 May 1930 Doshie E. Harless and James Lular Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 7 May 1930.3 
Residence30 Jun 1933 Doshie E. Harless resided at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 30 Jun 1933.5 
Census17 May 1940 She and James Lular Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 17 May 1940.3 
Residence*27 Apr 1942 James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless resided at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.6 
Residence19 Jul 1955 She resided at Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 19 Jul 1955.7 
Residence13 Jan 1956 She resided at Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 13 Jan 1956.8 
(informant) Death26 Jan 1961 Doshie was informant for the death of James Lular Johnson at Greenbrier Valley Hospital, Ronceverte, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 26 Jan 1961.9,10 
Residence*26 Jan 1961 Doshie E. Harless resided at Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 26 Jan 1961.10 
Residence19 May 1969 She resided at Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 19 May 1969.11 
Death*1 Apr 1983 Doshie died on 1 Apr 1983 at age 83.2 
Burial* Her body was interred at Clintonville, Greenbrier Co, WV, at End of Trail Cem.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Jun 1900Dublin Dist, Pulaski Co, VAHarvey Gordon Harless, Mara Louise 'Bettie' Cunningham, Nannie Lula Harless, Kent Bittle Harless, Wade Lawson Harless, William Booker Harless, Walter H. Harless, Susan V. 'Sudie' Harless, Bertie May Harless and Doshie E. Harless1
26 Apr 1910Sandstone Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVHarvey Gordon Harless, Mara Louise 'Bettie' Cunningham, William Booker Harless, Wade Lawson Harless, Walter H. Harless, Susan V. 'Sudie' Harless, Bertie May Harless, Doshie E. Harless, Charles Albon Harless, Mary Catherine Harless and Gordon S. Harless3
17 Jan 1920Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Retha Elizabeth Johnson and Charles Thayle Johnson3
7 May 1930Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Retha Elizabeth Johnson, Charles Thayle Johnson, Catherine Corinne Johnson and James Leon Johnson3
17 May 1940Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Charles Thayle Johnson, Catherine Corinne Johnson, James Leon Johnson and Mara Louise 'Bettie' Cunningham3

Partners and Children

Marriage*22 Mar 1916 She married James Lular Johnson at Summers Co, WV, on 22 Mar 1916.
James L. Johnson, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Doshie E. Harless, age 17, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.N. Fink.4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), gravestone: Doshie E. Johnson, online at https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/148519374, accessed May 2020.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Gordon S. Harless, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Sunday, 2 June 1933.
  6. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Maude Anderson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 21 July 1955.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Emma Frances Toombs, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Saturday, 14 January 1956.
  9. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  10. [S237] Obituary, James L. Johnson, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 27 January 1961.
  11. [S237] Obituary, William B. Harless, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 23 May 1969.

Charles Thayle Johnson1

M, #337, b. 22 Jan 1919, d. 27 Dec 1988
FatherJames Lular Johnson b. October 6, 1894, d. January 26, 1961
MotherDoshie E. Harless b. July 14, 1899, d. April 1, 1983
Birth*22 Jan 1919 Charles was born at Elverton, Fayette Co, WV, on 22 Jan 1919.1,2,3 
 He was the son of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless
(Witness) Census17 Jan 1920 Charles Thayle Johnson appeared on the census of 17 Jan 1920 in the household of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census7 May 1930 Charles Thayle Johnson appeared on the census of 7 May 1930 in the household of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless at Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census17 May 1940 Charles Thayle Johnson appeared on the census of 17 May 1940 in the household of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV.3 
Marriage*11 May 1941 He married Kathleen Marie Shawver at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 11 May 1941.
Charles Thayle Johnson, age 22, b. 22 Jan 1919, Elverton, Summers Co [sic], WV, res. Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, par. J.L Johnson & Doshie Johnson; Kathleen Marie Shawver, age 17, b. 6 March 1924, Russellville, Greenbrier Co, WV, res. Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, par. Carl Shawver, dec'd & Lena Shawver; md by S. J. Campbell at Crichton.1 
(informant) Death18 Jan 1951 Charles was informant for the death of James Leon Johnson at McClung Hospital, Richwood, Nicholas Co, WV, on 18 Jan 1951.4 
Residence*26 Jan 1961 Charles Thayle Johnson resided at East Rainelle, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 26 Jan 1961.5 
Death*27 Dec 1988 He died on 27 Dec 1988 at Rainelle, Greenbrier Co, WV, at age 69..2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
17 Jan 1920Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Retha Elizabeth Johnson and Charles Thayle Johnson3
7 May 1930Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Retha Elizabeth Johnson, Charles Thayle Johnson, Catherine Corinne Johnson and James Leon Johnson3
17 May 1940Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Charles Thayle Johnson, Catherine Corinne Johnson, James Leon Johnson and Mara Louise 'Bettie' Cunningham3

Partners and Children

Marriage*11 May 1941 He married Kathleen Marie Shawver at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 11 May 1941.
Charles Thayle Johnson, age 22, b. 22 Jan 1919, Elverton, Summers Co [sic], WV, res. Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, par. J.L Johnson & Doshie Johnson; Kathleen Marie Shawver, age 17, b. 6 March 1924, Russellville, Greenbrier Co, WV, res. Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, par. Carl Shawver, dec'd & Lena Shawver; md by S. J. Campbell at Crichton.1 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Greenbrier Co, WV.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  5. [S237] Obituary, James L. Johnson, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 27 January 1961.

Retha Elizabeth Johnson1

F, #338, b. 21 Jan 1917, d. 21 Mar 2002
FatherJames Lular Johnson b. October 6, 1894, d. January 26, 1961
MotherDoshie E. Harless b. July 14, 1899, d. April 1, 1983
Birth*21 Jan 1917 Retha was born at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 21 Jan 1917.2,3,1 
 She was the daughter of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless
(Witness) Census17 Jan 1920 Retha Elizabeth Johnson appeared on the census of 17 Jan 1920 in the household of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census7 May 1930 Retha Elizabeth Johnson appeared on the census of 7 May 1930 in the household of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless at Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.3 
Marriage*7 Oct 1939 She married Abner Hulan Belcher at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 7 Oct 1939.
Abner Hulan Belcher, age 22, single, b. Wyoming Co, WV, res. Crichton, WV, par. W.O. Belcher & Bettie Chambers, miner; Retha Elizabeth Johnson, age 22, single, b. Fayette Co, WV, res. Crichton, WV, par. J.L. Johnson & Doshie Harless; md by H.S. Coffey at Covington.1 
Census*16 May 1940 Retha Elizabeth Johnson and Abner Hulan Belcher appeared on the census as head of household at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 16 May 1940.3 
Residence*16 Oct 1940 Abner Hulan Belcher and Retha Elizabeth Johnson resided at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 16 Oct 1940.4 
Residence*26 Jan 1961 She resided at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 26 Jan 1961.5 
Death*21 Mar 2002 Retha died on 21 Mar 2002 at age 85. Last residence: Leivasy, Nicholas Co, WV.2,6 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
17 Jan 1920Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Retha Elizabeth Johnson and Charles Thayle Johnson3
7 May 1930Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Retha Elizabeth Johnson, Charles Thayle Johnson, Catherine Corinne Johnson and James Leon Johnson3
16 May 1940Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WVAbner Hulan Belcher and Retha Elizabeth Johnson3

Partners and Children

Marriage*7 Oct 1939 She married Abner Hulan Belcher at Covington, Alleghany Co, VA, on 7 Oct 1939.
Abner Hulan Belcher, age 22, single, b. Wyoming Co, WV, res. Crichton, WV, par. W.O. Belcher & Bettie Chambers, miner; Retha Elizabeth Johnson, age 22, single, b. Fayette Co, WV, res. Crichton, WV, par. J.L. Johnson & Doshie Harless; md by H.S. Coffey at Covington.1 

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  2. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S237] Obituary, James L. Johnson, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 27 January 1961.
  6. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

Catherine Corinne Johnson1,2

F, #339, b. 21 Mar 1921, d. 12 Dec 1995
FatherJames Lular Johnson b. October 6, 1894, d. January 26, 1961
MotherDoshie E. Harless b. July 14, 1899, d. April 1, 1983
Birth*21 Mar 1921 Catherine was born at Elverton, Fayette Co, WV, on 21 Mar 1921.1,3,2 
 She was the daughter of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless
(Witness) Census7 May 1930 Catherine Corinne Johnson appeared on the census of 7 May 1930 in the household of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless at Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census17 May 1940 Catherine Corinne Johnson appeared on the census of 17 May 1940 in the household of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV.2 
Marriage*26 Oct 1950 She married Lawrence Owen Haynes at Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 26 Oct 1950. Lawrence Owen Haynes, age 29, single, b. 1 Apr 1921, Blakeley, Kanawha Co, WV, res. Quinwood, Greenbrier Co, WV, par. Henry Clay Haynes & Nettie Haynes; Katherine Corinne Johnson, age 29, single, b. 21 Mar 1921, Elverton, Fayette Co, WV, res. Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, par. James L. Johnson & Doshie Johnson; md by Joe E. Brown, at the Home, Charmco, WV.1 
Residence*26 Jan 1961 Catherine Corinne Johnson resided at Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 26 Jan 1961.4 
Death*12 Dec 1995 She died on 12 Dec 1995 at Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, at age 74..3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
7 May 1930Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Retha Elizabeth Johnson, Charles Thayle Johnson, Catherine Corinne Johnson and James Leon Johnson2
17 May 1940Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Charles Thayle Johnson, Catherine Corinne Johnson, James Leon Johnson and Mara Louise 'Bettie' Cunningham2

Partners and Children

Marriage*26 Oct 1950 She married Lawrence Owen Haynes at Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 26 Oct 1950. Lawrence Owen Haynes, age 29, single, b. 1 Apr 1921, Blakeley, Kanawha Co, WV, res. Quinwood, Greenbrier Co, WV, par. Henry Clay Haynes & Nettie Haynes; Katherine Corinne Johnson, age 29, single, b. 21 Mar 1921, Elverton, Fayette Co, WV, res. Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, par. James L. Johnson & Doshie Johnson; md by Joe E. Brown, at the Home, Charmco, WV.1 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Greenbrier Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S237] Obituary, James L. Johnson, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 27 January 1961.

James Leon Johnson1,2

M, #340, b. 23 Jan 1925, d. 18 Jan 1951
FatherJames Lular Johnson b. October 6, 1894, d. January 26, 1961
MotherDoshie E. Harless b. July 14, 1899, d. April 1, 1983
Birth*23 Jan 1925 James was born at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Jan 1925.3,1,2 
 He was the son of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless
(Witness) Census7 May 1930 James Leon Johnson appeared on the census of 7 May 1930 in the household of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless at Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census17 May 1940 James Leon Johnson appeared on the census of 17 May 1940 in the household of James Lular Johnson and Doshie E. Harless at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV.2 
Marriage*6 Sep 1946 He married Doris Virginia McClure at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 6 Sep 1946.
James Leon Johnson, age 21, single, b. 23 January 1925, Thayer, WV, res. Crichton, par. James L. & Doshie E. Johnson; Doris Virginia McClure, age 16, single, b. 25 February 1930, Davy, WV, res. Crichton, par. Elmer R. & Elizabeth Irene McClure; md by J.E. Brown at the home of Mr. Johnson at Crichton.4 
Residence*Jan 1951 James Leon Johnson resided at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, in Jan 1951.1 
Death*18 Jan 1951 James died on 18 Jan 1951 at McClung Hospital, Richwood, Nicholas Co, WV, at age 25.
Died of injuries from a slate fall in coal mine.1 
Burial*21 Jan 1951 His body was interred on 21 Jan 1951 at Clintonville, Greenbrier Co, WV, at End of Trail Cem.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
7 May 1930Meadow Bluff Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Retha Elizabeth Johnson, Charles Thayle Johnson, Catherine Corinne Johnson and James Leon Johnson2
17 May 1940Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WVJames Lular Johnson, Doshie E. Harless, Charles Thayle Johnson, Catherine Corinne Johnson, James Leon Johnson and Mara Louise 'Bettie' Cunningham2

Partners and Children

Marriage*6 Sep 1946 He married Doris Virginia McClure at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 6 Sep 1946.
James Leon Johnson, age 21, single, b. 23 January 1925, Thayer, WV, res. Crichton, par. James L. & Doshie E. Johnson; Doris Virginia McClure, age 16, single, b. 25 February 1930, Davy, WV, res. Crichton, par. Elmer R. & Elizabeth Irene McClure; md by J.E. Brown at the home of Mr. Johnson at Crichton.4 

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Greenbrier Co, WV.

Oscar Enoch Johnson

M, #341, b. 31 Jan 1902, d. 26 Mar 1963
FatherLewis Ballard Johnson b. June 27, 1857, d. April 28, 1912
MotherSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill b. September 10, 1861, d. June 22, 1944
Birth*31 Jan 1902 Oscar was born at Summers Co, WV, on 31 Jan 1902.1,2 
 He was the son of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill
(Witness) Census5 May 1910 Oscar Enoch Johnson appeared on the census of 5 May 1910 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census5 Jan 1920 Oscar Enoch Johnson appeared on the census of 5 Jan 1920 in the household of Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Lick Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census4 Apr 1930 Oscar Enoch Johnson appeared on the census of 4 Apr 1930 in the household of Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*16 Dec 1930 He married Thelma Louise Cox at Summers Co, WV, on 16 Dec 1930. Oscar Johnson, age 28, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; Thelma Cox, age 17, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; md by D.G. Richmond.1 
Residence1 Apr 1935 Oscar Enoch Johnson resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 1 Apr 1935.3 
Research Note*1938 Oscar applied for a marriage license with Stella Audrey Colter, age 22, b. Greenbrier Co, res. Sandstone in 1938, but the marriage license was returned and cancelled.1 
Census*10 May 1940 Oscar Enoch Johnson was listed as a resident in the census report at US Penitentiary, Atlanta, Fulton Co, GA, on 10 May 1940. Inmate.3 
EmploymentFeb 1942 Oscar's occupation: J.C. Honaker at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, in Feb 1942.4 
Residence16 Feb 1942 He resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 16 Feb 1942.4 
Mlt-Registration*16 Feb 1942 He registered for the draft on 16 Feb 1942 at Summers Co, WV. Named J.C. Honaker, Sandstone, WV, as person who would know his address.4 
Employment* Occupation: coal miner. 
Marriage*27 Jan 1945 He married Louise Kathleen Ayers at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 27 Jan 1945.
Oscar E. Johnson, age 42, widowed, b. Summers Co, res. Thayer; Louisa K. Ayers, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, res. Thayer; md by Rev. P.A. Davis at Thayer.1 
Residence14 May 1948 Oscar Enoch Johnson resided at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 14 May 1948.5 
Residence*3 Jan 1950 He resided at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 3 Jan 1950.6 
Residence*4 Sep 1952 Oscar Enoch Johnson and Louise Kathleen Ayers resided at Laurel Creek, Fayette Co, WV, on 4 Sep 1952.7 
Residence26 Jan 1961 Oscar Enoch Johnson resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Jan 1961.8 
ResidenceMar 1963 He resided at Green Sulphur Springs, Summers Co, WV, in Mar 1963.2,9 
Death*26 Mar 1963 Oscar died on 26 Mar 1963 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 61.2 
Burial*28 Mar 1963 His body was interred on 28 Mar 1963 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
5 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson, Louella Frances Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson and Oscar Enoch Johnson3
5 Jan 1920Lick Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Oscar Enoch Johnson and Truman Enos Johnson3
4 Apr 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, William Edward Johnson, Oscar Enoch Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson, Virginia Violet Johnson, Patsy L. Johnson and Mabel Virgie Fink3
10 May 1940US Penitentiary, Atlanta, Fulton Co, GAOscar Enoch Johnson3

Partners and Children

Marriage*16 Dec 1930 He married Thelma Louise Cox at Summers Co, WV, on 16 Dec 1930. Oscar Johnson, age 28, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; Thelma Cox, age 17, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; md by D.G. Richmond.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*27 Jan 1945 He married Louise Kathleen Ayers at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 27 Jan 1945.
Oscar E. Johnson, age 42, widowed, b. Summers Co, res. Thayer; Louisa K. Ayers, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, res. Thayer; md by Rev. P.A. Davis at Thayer.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  2. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S237] Obituary, William Edward Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 16 May 1948.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Emma Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 5 Jan 1950.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Wilma Lee Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 6 September 1952.
  8. [S237] Obituary, James L. Johnson, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 27 January 1961.
  9. [S2719] "Hospital Patients", Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wed, 27 Mar 1963.

Truman Enos Johnson

M, #342, b. 31 Jan 1902, d. 4 Mar 1976
FatherLewis Ballard Johnson b. June 27, 1857, d. April 28, 1912
MotherSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill b. September 10, 1861, d. June 22, 1944
Birth*31 Jan 1902 Truman was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 31 Jan 1902.1,2,3 
 He was the son of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill
(Witness) Census5 May 1910 Truman Enos Johnson appeared on the census of 5 May 1910 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.4 
(Witness) Census5 Jan 1920 Truman Enos Johnson appeared on the census of 5 Jan 1920 in the household of Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Lick Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.4 
(Witness) Census4 Apr 1930 Truman Enos Johnson appeared on the census of 4 Apr 1930 in the household of Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.4 
Marriage*30 May 1931 He married Anna Lee Cox at Summers Co, WV, on 30 May 1931.
Truman Johnson, age 28, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; Anna Cox, age 16, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; md by D.G. Richmond.3 
Employment*Apr 1940 Occupation: C&O railroad in Apr 1940 at Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV. Welder.4,2 
Census*5 Apr 1940 Truman Enos Johnson and Anna Lee Cox appeared on the census as head of household at Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV, on 5 Apr 1940.4 
Residence14 May 1948 Truman Enos Johnson resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 14 May 1948.5 
Residence*3 Jan 1950 He resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jan 1950.6 
Residence26 Jan 1961 He resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Jan 1961.7 
(informant) Death26 Mar 1963 Truman was informant for the death of Oscar Enoch Johnson at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Mar 1963.8 
Residence21 Dec 1966 Truman Enos Johnson resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Dec 1966.9 
Residence26 Sep 1968 He resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Sep 1968.10 
Residence30 Oct 1969 He resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Oct 1969.11 
Residence19 Oct 1971 He resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 19 Oct 1971.12 
ResidenceMar 1976 He resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, in Mar 1976.2 
Death*4 Mar 1976 Truman died on 4 Mar 1976 at Charlottesville Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA, at age 74.1,2,13 
Burial*6 Mar 1976 His body was interred on 6 Mar 1976 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery.2,1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
5 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson, Louella Frances Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson and Oscar Enoch Johnson4
5 Jan 1920Lick Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Oscar Enoch Johnson and Truman Enos Johnson4
4 Apr 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, William Edward Johnson, Oscar Enoch Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson, Virginia Violet Johnson, Patsy L. Johnson and Mabel Virgie Fink4
5 Apr 1940Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WVTruman Enos Johnson, Anna Lee Cox, Dixie Lee Johnson and Doris Marie Johnson4

Partners and Children

Marriage*30 May 1931 He married Anna Lee Cox at Summers Co, WV, on 30 May 1931.
Truman Johnson, age 28, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; Anna Cox, age 16, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; md by D.G. Richmond.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Truman E. Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Friday, 5 March 1976.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S237] Obituary, William Edward Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 16 May 1948.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Emma Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 5 Jan 1950.
  7. [S237] Obituary, James L. Johnson, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 27 January 1961.
  8. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Hattie Bennett, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 22 Dec 1966.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Delphia Fountain Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Friday, 27 Sept 1968.
  11. [S237] Obituary, Rosa Cooper, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Fri, 31 Oct 1969.
  12. [S237] Obituary, Neila Richmond, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 20 Oct 1971.
  13. [S274] Oma Foster Harris, pers. correspondence.

William Edward Johnson1

M, #343, b. 28 Sep 1890, d. 14 May 1948
FatherLewis Ballard Johnson b. June 27, 1857, d. April 28, 1912
MotherSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill b. September 10, 1861, d. June 22, 1944
Birth*28 Sep 1890 William was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 28 Sep 1890.2,1 
 He was the son of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill
(Witness) Census9 Jun 1900 William Edward Johnson appeared on the census of 9 Jun 1900 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*29 Jan 1913 He married Mabel Virgie Fink at Summers Co, WV, on 29 Jan 1913. William E. Johnson, age 22, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Mable V. Fink, age 16, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by L.G. Richmond.4 
EmploymentJun 1917 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1917 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.2 
Mlt-Registration*5 Jun 1917 William Edward Johnson registered for the draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Summers Co, WV.2 
Residence5 Jun 1917 He lived on 5 Jun 1917 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.2 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: railroader in Apr 1930 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV. Brakeman.3 
(Witness) Census4 Apr 1930 He appeared on the census of 4 Apr 1930 in the household of Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Employment* Occupation: C&O railroad. Fireman.5 
Marriage5 Sep 1946 He married Mabel Virgie Fink at Bellepoint, Summers Co, WV, on 5 Sep 1946. Wm Edward Johnson, age 56, divorced, b. Summers Co, res. Hinton; Mabel Vergie Johnson, age 50, divorced, b. Summers Co, res. Hinton; md by C.H. Martin at Bellepoint.4 
Residence*May 1948 William Edward Johnson resided at McCreery Hotel, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, in May 1948.1 
Death*14 May 1948 William died on 14 May 1948 at C&O Hospital, Huntington, Cabell Co, WV, at age 57. According to his obituary, "Johnson was in a train wreck last fall and suffered injuries to which his death is partly attributed".1,6 
Burial*17 May 1948 His body was interred on 17 May 1948 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery.1,6 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Leona Virginia Johnson, Emma Isabel Johnson, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Rosa Ellen Johnson, William Edward Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson and Louella Frances Johnson3
4 Apr 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, William Edward Johnson, Oscar Enoch Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson, Virginia Violet Johnson, Patsy L. Johnson and Mabel Virgie Fink3

Partners and Children

Marriage*29 Jan 1913 He married Mabel Virgie Fink at Summers Co, WV, on 29 Jan 1913. William E. Johnson, age 22, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Mable V. Fink, age 16, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by L.G. Richmond.4 
Marriage5 Sep 1946 He married Mabel Virgie Fink at Bellepoint, Summers Co, WV, on 5 Sep 1946. Wm Edward Johnson, age 56, divorced, b. Summers Co, res. Hinton; Mabel Vergie Johnson, age 50, divorced, b. Summers Co, res. Hinton; md by C.H. Martin at Bellepoint.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  5. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,, William Edward Johnson.
  6. [S237] Obituary, William Edward Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 16 May 1948.

Homer Lewis Johnson

M, #344, b. 6 Sep 1892, d. 8 Dec 1939
FatherLewis Ballard Johnson b. June 27, 1857, d. April 28, 1912
MotherSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill b. September 10, 1861, d. June 22, 1944
Birth2*6 Sep 1892 Conflicting evidence states that Homer was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Sep 1892.1,2 
Birth7 Sep 1892 Homer was born at Summers Co, WV, on 7 Sep 1892.3 
 He was the son of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill
(Witness) Census9 Jun 1900 Homer Lewis Johnson appeared on the census of 9 Jun 1900 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.4 
(Witness) Census5 May 1910 Homer Lewis Johnson appeared on the census of 5 May 1910 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.4 
Marriage*29 Apr 1914 He married Emsy Mae Cooper at Summers Co, WV, on 29 Apr 1914.
Homer Johnson, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, WV, res. Summers Co; Emsie Cooper, age 16, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by L.G. Richmond.5 
EmploymentJun 1917 Occupation: C&O railroad in Jun 1917 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV. Section labor.1 
Mlt-Registration*5 Jun 1917 Homer Lewis Johnson registered for the draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Summers Co, WV.1 
Residence*5 Jun 1917 He resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 5 Jun 1917.1 
Employment*Jan 1920 Occupation: laborer in Jan 1920 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV. Section laborer, railroad.4 
Census*9 Jan 1920 He and Emsy Mae Cooper appeared on the census as head of household at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 9 Jan 1920.4 
EmploymentMay 1930 Occupation: coal miner in May 1930 at Minden, Fayette Co, WV.4 
Census5 May 1930 Homer Lewis Johnson and Emsy Mae Cooper appeared on the census as head of household at Minden, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 May 1930.4 
EmploymentDec 1939 Occupation: farmer in Dec 1939 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.3 
Death*8 Dec 1939 Homer died on 8 Dec 1939 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at age 47. Died of TB.3 
Burial*10 Dec 1939 His body was interred on 10 Dec 1939 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Cooper Cemetery.3,6 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Leona Virginia Johnson, Emma Isabel Johnson, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Rosa Ellen Johnson, William Edward Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson and Louella Frances Johnson4
5 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson, Louella Frances Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson and Oscar Enoch Johnson4
9 Jan 1920Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVHomer Lewis Johnson, Emsy Mae Cooper, Marjorie Anne Johnson and Ruby Mae Johnson4
5 May 1930Minden, Fayette Co, WVHomer Lewis Johnson, Emsy Mae Cooper, Marjorie Anne Johnson, Ruby Mae Johnson, Nina Louise Johnson and Homer Eugene Johnson4

Partners and Children

Marriage*29 Apr 1914 He married Emsy Mae Cooper at Summers Co, WV, on 29 Apr 1914.
Homer Johnson, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, WV, res. Summers Co; Emsie Cooper, age 16, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by L.G. Richmond.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S274] Oma Foster Harris, pers. correspondence.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  6. [S275] Visited July 1988.

Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson1

F, #345, b. 11 Jun 1886, d. 19 Oct 1971
FatherLewis Ballard Johnson b. June 27, 1857, d. April 28, 1912
MotherSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill b. September 10, 1861, d. June 22, 1944
Birth*11 Jun 1886 Cornelia was born at Summers Co, WV, on 11 Jun 1886.2 
 She was the daughter of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill
(Witness) Census9 Jun 1900 Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson appeared on the census of 9 Jun 1900 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*19 Sep 1905 She married William Edward Richmond at Summers Co, WV, on 19 Sep 1905. W.E. Richmond, age 22, single, b. Summers, res. Summers, par. L.G. & M.E. Richmond, railroading; Nelia Johnson, age 19, single, b. Summers, res. Summers, par. Lewis & Sallie Johnson; md by Enos Gill.4,3 
Census*5 May 1910 Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson and William Edward Richmond appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 5 May 1910.3 
Census19 Jan 1920 Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson and William Edward Richmond appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Pct, Summers Co, WV, on 19 Jan 1920.3 
Census*21 Apr 1930 Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Shady Spring Dist, Raleigh Co, WV, on 21 Apr 1930.3 
Census9 Apr 1940 She appeared on the census as head of household at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 9 Apr 1940.3 
Residence14 May 1948 She resided at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 14 May 1948.5 
Residence*3 Jan 1950 She resided at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 3 Jan 1950.6 
Residence26 Jan 1961 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Jan 1961.7 
Residence21 Dec 1966 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Dec 1966.8 
Residence26 Sep 1968 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Sep 1968.9 
Residence30 Oct 1969 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Oct 1969.10 
Death*19 Oct 1971 Cornelia died on 19 Oct 1971 at St Albans nursing home, St Albans, Kanawha Co, WV, at age 85.2 
Burial*22 Oct 1971 Her body was interred on 22 Oct 1971 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery.11 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Leona Virginia Johnson, Emma Isabel Johnson, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Rosa Ellen Johnson, William Edward Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson and Louella Frances Johnson3
5 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Edward Richmond, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Arminta Ellen Richmond, Harry Edward Richmond and Nellie Linden Richmond3
19 Jan 1920Green Sulphur Pct, Summers Co, WVWilliam Edward Richmond, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Arminta Ellen Richmond, Harry Edward Richmond, Nellie Linden Richmond, Edgar Noel Richmond, Ida Florence Richmond, George Lewis Richmond and James William Lincoln Richmond3
21 Apr 1930Shady Spring Dist, Raleigh Co, WVCornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Edgar Noel Richmond, Ida Florence Richmond, George Lewis Richmond, James William Lincoln Richmond, Martha Neola Richmond, Warren Waitman Richmond and Willa Mae Richmond3
9 Apr 1940Thayer, Fayette Co, WVCornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Warren Waitman Richmond and Willa Mae Richmond3

Partners and Children

Marriage*19 Sep 1905 She married William Edward Richmond at Summers Co, WV, on 19 Sep 1905. W.E. Richmond, age 22, single, b. Summers, res. Summers, par. L.G. & M.E. Richmond, railroading; Nelia Johnson, age 19, single, b. Summers, res. Summers, par. Lewis & Sallie Johnson; md by Enos Gill.4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S36] Summers Co. Historical Society, History of Summers Co WV, Don Mills Inc., Salem, WV, 1984, p. 272.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Neila Richmond, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 20 Oct 1971.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  5. [S237] Obituary, William Edward Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 16 May 1948.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Emma Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 5 Jan 1950.
  7. [S237] Obituary, James L. Johnson, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 27 January 1961.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Hattie Bennett, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 22 Dec 1966.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Delphia Fountain Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Friday, 27 Sept 1968.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Rosa Cooper, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Fri, 31 Oct 1969.
  11. [S237] Obituary, Neila Richmond, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 21 Oct 1971.

Emma Isabel Johnson1

F, #346, b. 17 Feb 1884, d. 3 Jan 1950
FatherLewis Ballard Johnson b. June 27, 1857, d. April 28, 1912
MotherSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill b. September 10, 1861, d. June 22, 1944
Birth*17 Feb 1884 Emma was born at Summers Co, WV, on 17 Feb 1884.1 
 She was the daughter of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill
(Witness) Census9 Jun 1900 Emma Isabel Johnson appeared on the census of 9 Jun 1900 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*circa 1905 She married Charles Dunn Cales circa 1905. 1910 census, md 4 years, 2 children, 2 living.2 
Census*3 Jun 1910 Emma Isabel Johnson and Charles Dunn Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jun 1910.2 
Residence12 Sep 1918 Charles Dunn Cales and Emma Isabel Johnson resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1918.3 
Census30 Jan 1920 She and Charles Dunn Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Brooks, Greenbrier Co, VA, on 30 Jan 1920.2 
Census15 Apr 1930 Emma Isabel Johnson and Charles Dunn Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 15 Apr 1930.2 
Residence14 May 1948 Emma Isabel Johnson resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 14 May 1948.4 
Residence*Jan 1950 She lived in Jan 1950 at Low Gap, Summers Co, WV.5 
Death*3 Jan 1950 Emma died on 3 Jan 1950 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 65.1,5 
Burial*6 Jan 1950 She was buried on 6 Jan 1950 at Johnson Cem, Chestnut Mtn, Brooks, Summers Co, WV.1,5 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Leona Virginia Johnson, Emma Isabel Johnson, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Rosa Ellen Johnson, William Edward Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson and Louella Frances Johnson2
3 Jun 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVCharles Dunn Cales, Emma Isabel Johnson, Donnie Alice Cales and Leslie Dunn Cales2
30 Jan 1920Brooks, Greenbrier Co, VACharles Dunn Cales, Emma Isabel Johnson, Donnie Alice Cales, Leslie Dunn Cales, Irene Susan Cales, Margaret Ann Cales, Virgil Brown Cales, Zella Murphy Cales, Lula Virginia Cales and Mary Susan Ward2
15 Apr 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVCharles Dunn Cales, Emma Isabel Johnson, Irene Susan Cales, Margaret Ann Cales, Virgil Brown Cales, Zella Murphy Cales, Lula Virginia Cales and Vernon Cales2

Partners and Children

Marriage*circa 1905 She married Charles Dunn Cales circa 1905. 1910 census, md 4 years, 2 children, 2 living.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S237] Obituary, William Edward Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 16 May 1948.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Emma Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 5 Jan 1950.

Louella Frances Johnson

F, #347, b. 24 Sep 1899, d. 17 Apr 1986
Louella Frances Johnson Cantrell and Charles McKinley Cantrell
FatherLewis Ballard Johnson b. June 27, 1857, d. April 28, 1912
MotherSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill b. September 10, 1861, d. June 22, 1944
Birth*24 Sep 1899 Louella was born at Summers Co, WV, on 24 Sep 1899.1 
 She was the daughter of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill
(Witness) Census9 Jun 1900 Louella Frances Johnson appeared on the census of 9 Jun 1900 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census5 May 1910 Louella Frances Johnson appeared on the census of 5 May 1910 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*circa 1918 She married Charles McKinley Cantrell circa 1918.2 
Census*10 Jan 1920 Louella Frances Johnson and Charles McKinley Cantrell appeared on the census as head of household at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 10 Jan 1920. Daughter Marguerite Marie was enumerated as "Virginia", age 5 months.2 
Census4 Apr 1930 Louella Frances Johnson and Charles McKinley Cantrell appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 4 Apr 1930.2 
Census13 Apr 1940 Louella Frances Johnson and Charles McKinley Cantrell appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 13 Apr 1940.2 
Residence14 May 1948 Louella Frances Johnson resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 14 May 1948.3 
Residence*3 Jan 1950 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jan 1950.4 
Residence26 Jan 1961 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Jan 1961.5 
Residence27 Oct 1963 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 27 Oct 1963.6 
Residence21 Dec 1966 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Dec 1966.7 
Residence26 Sep 1968 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Sep 1968.8 
Residence30 Oct 1969 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Oct 1969.9 
Residence19 Oct 1971 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 19 Oct 1971.10 
Residence4 Mar 1976 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 4 Mar 1976.11 
ResidenceApr 1986 She resided at 622 Ballengee St, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, in Apr 1986.1 
Death*17 Apr 1986 Louella died on 17 Apr 1986 at Hilldale Care Center, Hilldale, Summers Co, WV, at age 86.1 
Burial*19 Apr 1986 Her body was interred on 19 Apr 1986 at Madams Creek, Summers Co, WV, at Restwood Mem Park.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Leona Virginia Johnson, Emma Isabel Johnson, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Rosa Ellen Johnson, William Edward Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson and Louella Frances Johnson2
5 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson, Louella Frances Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson and Oscar Enoch Johnson2
10 Jan 1920Sandstone, Summers Co, WVCharles McKinley Cantrell, Louella Frances Johnson and Marguerite Marie Cantrell2
4 Apr 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVCharles McKinley Cantrell, Louella Frances Johnson, Marguerite Marie Cantrell, Charles Ellsworth Cantrell and Jacqueline Jane Cantrell2
13 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVCharles McKinley Cantrell, Louella Frances Johnson, Charles Ellsworth Cantrell, Jacqueline Jane Cantrell, Joann Cantrell and Edgar Noel Richmond2

Partners and Children

Marriage*circa 1918 She married Charles McKinley Cantrell circa 1918.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Louella F. Cantrell, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 22 Apr 1986.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S237] Obituary, William Edward Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 16 May 1948.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Emma Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 5 Jan 1950.
  5. [S237] Obituary, James L. Johnson, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 27 January 1961.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Charles M. Cantrell, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 28 Oct 1963.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Hattie Bennett, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 22 Dec 1966.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Delphia Fountain Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Friday, 27 Sept 1968.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Rosa Cooper, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Fri, 31 Oct 1969.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Neila Richmond, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 20 Oct 1971.
  11. [S237] Obituary, Truman E. Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Friday, 5 March 1976.

Alexander Bennett1

M, #348, b. 12 May 1879, d. 23 Oct 1971
FatherRobert Bennett2
MotherAnnie (?)2
Birth*12 May 1879 Alexander was born at Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV, on 12 May 1879.2,3,4,5 
 He was the son of Robert Bennett and Annie (?)2 
Marriage*24 Jun 1898 He married Melissa Hattie Johnson at Summers Co, WV, on 24 Jun 1898. 
Employment*Jun 1900 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1900 at Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WV.5 
Census*18 Jun 1900 Alexander Bennett and Melissa Hattie Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WV, on 18 Jun 1900.5 
EmploymentApr 1910 Occupation: farmer in Apr 1910 at Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
Census22 Apr 1910 Alexander Bennett and Melissa Hattie Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WV, on 22 Apr 1910.1 
EmploymentSep 1918 Occupation: farmer in Sep 1918 at Raleigh Co, WV.3 
Mlt-Registration*12 Sep 1918 Alexander Bennett registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Raleigh Co, WV.3 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 Alexander Bennett and Melissa Hattie Johnson resided at Raleigh Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1918. Gave address as Meadow Creek, WV.3 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: farmer in Jan 1920 at Plumley Pct, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
Census16 Jan 1920 Alexander Bennett and Melissa Hattie Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Plumley Pct, Raleigh Co, WV, on 16 Jan 1920.1 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: farmer in Apr 1930 at New River, Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
Census24 Apr 1930 Alexander Bennett and Melissa Hattie Johnson were listed as residents in the census report at New River, Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WV, on 24 Apr 1930.1 
Mlt-Registration27 Apr 1942 Alexander Bennett registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV.4 
Residence27 Apr 1942 Alexander Bennett and Melissa Hattie Johnson resided at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.4 
Residence*21 Dec 1966 Alexander Bennett resided at Sand Branch, Raleigh Co, WV, on 21 Dec 1966.6 
ResidenceOct 1971 He resided at Rt 1, Mt Hope, Raleigh Co, WV, in Oct 1971. Lived with daughter Lottie Plumley.2 
Death*23 Oct 1971 Alexander died on 23 Oct 1971 at Beckley Hosp, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 92.2 
Burial*25 Oct 1971 His body was interred on 25 Oct 1971 at Prosperity, Raleigh Co, WV, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Jun 1900Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WVAlexander Bennett, Melissa Hattie Johnson and James Luther Bennett5
22 Apr 1910Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WVAlexander Bennett, Melissa Hattie Johnson, James Luther Bennett, Dewey Everett Bennett, Edgar William Bennett, Lottie Bennett, Nelson Bennett and Oather Bennett1
16 Jan 1920Plumley Pct, Raleigh Co, WVAlexander Bennett, Melissa Hattie Johnson, James Luther Bennett, Dewey Everett Bennett, Edgar William Bennett, Lottie Bennett, Nelson Bennett, Oather Bennett, Lester Bennett, Pearl Bennett and May Bennett1
24 Apr 1930New River, Richmond Dist, Raleigh Co, WVAlexander Bennett, Melissa Hattie Johnson, Oather Bennett, Lester Bennett, Pearl Bennett, May Bennett and Earl Bennett1

Partners and Children

Marriage*24 Jun 1898 He married Melissa Hattie Johnson at Summers Co, WV, on 24 Jun 1898. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Alexander Bennett, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 24 Oct 1971.
  3. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Hattie Bennett, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 22 Dec 1966.

Rosa Ellen Johnson

F, #349, b. 12 Sep 1888, d. 30 Oct 1969
FatherLewis Ballard Johnson b. June 27, 1857, d. April 28, 1912
MotherSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill b. September 10, 1861, d. June 22, 1944
Birth*12 Sep 1888 Rosa was born at Summers Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1888.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill
(Witness) Census9 Jun 1900 Rosa Ellen Johnson appeared on the census of 9 Jun 1900 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census5 May 1910 Rosa Ellen Johnson appeared on the census of 5 May 1910 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*24 Jan 1912 She married Charles Clarence Cooper at Summers Co, WV, on 24 Jan 1912.
Clarence C. Cooper, age 22, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Rosa E. Johnson, age 23, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by L.G. Richmond.2 
Census*13 Jan 1920 Rosa Ellen Johnson and Charles Clarence Cooper appeared on the census as head of household at Meadow Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 13 Jan 1920.3 
Census24 May 1930 Rosa Ellen Johnson and Charles Clarence Cooper appeared on the census as head of household at Thayer, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 May 1930.3 
Census17 Apr 1940 Rosa Ellen Johnson and Charles Clarence Cooper appeared on the census as head of household at Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 17 Apr 1940.4 
Residence14 May 1948 Rosa Ellen Johnson resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 14 May 1948.5 
Residence*3 Jan 1950 She resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jan 1950.6 
Residence26 Jan 1961 She resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Jan 1961.7 
Residence21 Dec 1966 She resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Dec 1966.8 
Residence26 Sep 1968 She resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Sep 1968.9 
ResidenceOct 1969 She resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, in Oct 1969.1 
Death*30 Oct 1969 Rosa died on 30 Oct 1969 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 81.1 
Burial*1 Nov 1969 Her body was interred on 1 Nov 1969 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery.10 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Leona Virginia Johnson, Emma Isabel Johnson, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Rosa Ellen Johnson, William Edward Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson and Louella Frances Johnson3
5 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson, Louella Frances Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson and Oscar Enoch Johnson3
13 Jan 1920Meadow Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVCharles Clarence Cooper, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Thelma G. Cooper, Willie Bee Cooper and Blondena Elizabeth Ann Cooper3
24 May 1930Thayer, Fayette Co, WVCharles Clarence Cooper, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Thelma G. Cooper, Willie Bee Cooper, Blondena Elizabeth Ann Cooper and Oscar Truman Cooper3
17 Apr 1940Low Gap Mtn Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVCharles Clarence Cooper, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Blondena Elizabeth Ann Cooper, Oscar Truman Cooper and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill4

Partners and Children

Marriage*24 Jan 1912 She married Charles Clarence Cooper at Summers Co, WV, on 24 Jan 1912.
Clarence C. Cooper, age 22, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Rosa E. Johnson, age 23, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by L.G. Richmond.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Rosa Cooper, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Fri, 31 Oct 1969.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Summers Co, WV, ED 45-13, p. 14A, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S237] Obituary, William Edward Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 16 May 1948.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Emma Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 5 Jan 1950.
  7. [S237] Obituary, James L. Johnson, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 27 January 1961.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Hattie Bennett, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 22 Dec 1966.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Delphia Fountain Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Friday, 27 Sept 1968.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Rosa Cooper, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Saturday, 1 Nov 1969.

Delphia Fountain Johnson

F, #350, b. 16 Aug 1897, d. 26 Sep 1968
FatherLewis Ballard Johnson b. June 27, 1857, d. April 28, 1912
MotherSarah 'Sally' Ann Gill b. September 10, 1861, d. June 22, 1944
Birth*16 Aug 1897 Delphia was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 16 Aug 1897.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill
(Witness) Census9 Jun 1900 Delphia Fountain Johnson appeared on the census of 9 Jun 1900 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census5 May 1910 Delphia Fountain Johnson appeared on the census of 5 May 1910 in the household of Lewis Ballard Johnson and Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*circa 1914 She married Homer Dunn Cales circa 1914.3 
Census9 Jan 1920 Delphia Fountain Johnson and Homer Dunn Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 9 Jan 1920.3 
Census*2 Apr 1930 Delphia Fountain Johnson and Homer Dunn Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 2 Apr 1930.3 
Census8 Apr 1940 Delphia Fountain Johnson and Homer Dunn Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 8 Apr 1940.3 
Residence*27 Apr 1942 Homer Dunn Cales and Delphia Fountain Johnson resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.4 
Residence14 May 1948 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 14 May 1948.5 
Residence*3 Jan 1950 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jan 1950.6 
Residence20 Apr 1953 Homer Dunn Cales and Delphia Fountain Johnson resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 20 Apr 1953.7 
Residence6 Nov 1957 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Nov 1957.8 
(informant) Death6 Nov 1957 Delphia was informant for the death of Homer Dunn Cales at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Nov 1957.9,8 
Residence26 Jan 1961 Delphia Fountain Johnson resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Jan 1961.10 
Residence21 Dec 1966 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 21 Dec 1966.11 
Death*26 Sep 1968 Delphia died on 26 Sep 1968 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 71.2,1 
Burial*28 Sep 1968 Her body was interred on 28 Sep 1968 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Cooper Cemetery.1,12 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Leona Virginia Johnson, Emma Isabel Johnson, Cornelia 'Nelia' Ann Johnson, Rosa Ellen Johnson, William Edward Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson and Louella Frances Johnson3
5 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLewis Ballard Johnson, Sarah 'Sally' Ann Gill, Rosa Ellen Johnson, Homer Lewis Johnson, James Lular Johnson, Delphia Fountain Johnson, Louella Frances Johnson, Truman Enos Johnson and Oscar Enoch Johnson3
9 Jan 1920Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVHomer Dunn Cales, Delphia Fountain Johnson, James Dillon Cales and John Luster Cales3
2 Apr 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVHomer Dunn Cales, Delphia Fountain Johnson, James Dillon Cales, John Luster Cales, Violet Francis Cales and Billie Mae Cales3
8 Apr 1940Sandstone, Summers Co, WVHomer Dunn Cales, Delphia Fountain Johnson, John Luster Cales and Billie Mae Cales3

Partners and Children

Marriage*circa 1914 She married Homer Dunn Cales circa 1914.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2714] WV Deaths online at www.wvculture.org,, Summers Co, WV.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Delphia Fountain Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Friday, 27 Sept 1968.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S237] Obituary, William Edward Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 16 May 1948.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Emma Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 5 Jan 1950.
  7. [S237] Obituary, James Dillon Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 22 April 1953.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Homer D. Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 7 November 1957.
  9. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  10. [S237] Obituary, James L. Johnson, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 27 January 1961.
  11. [S237] Obituary, Hattie Bennett, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 22 Dec 1966.
  12. [S275] Visited July 1988.