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Re: Lydia California (Johnson) and Jesse G. Messer

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  • quietholler.dana
    Jewel- I have posted the Clunn/Simpson photo in the William G. Johnson photo album. Dana
    Message 1 of 26 , Aug 15, 2011
      Jewel- I have posted the Clunn/Simpson photo in the William G. Johnson photo album. Dana









      --- In jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com, "Jewel Casey" <jcasey@...> wrote:
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      > William G.(George) Johnson,was a son of William Parks & Elizabeth (Anderson) Johnson born 1827 Wilkes Co., NC died in Al married Annie M. Clunn 24 June 1871 in Madison Co., AL.
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      > I think this is correct. Since I'm not on Ancestry I haven't seen the picture. You might try sending it to me if you like.
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      > Thanks
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      > Jewel
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      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Jimmie Ryan
      > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2011 8:27 PM
      > Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Re: Lydia California (Johnson) and Jesse G. Messer
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      > Cuz Dana:
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      > Also looking at that photograph, it sure looks older then c1865 as you have
      > it marked, look at the clothing and machine sewing, also the book binding,
      > looks more like c 1890 or c 1900.
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      > It may well be a photo of William J Johnson, b 1852...
      >
      > Cuz Jimmie
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of quietholler.dana
      > Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2011 4:53 PM
      > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Re: Lydia California (Johnson) and Jesse G.
      > Messer
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      > Clay- According to the descendant of William G. Johnson, he was born in
      > 1827- I should have posted that. Possibly young Will G. was named for his
      > father's brother? This man said he had never found a complete list of
      > children for the family of William Parks Johnson and Elizabeth Anderson. I
      > am unfamiliar with these families :-( Maybe someone here does know who
      > their children are- the inscription on the picture seems to lead to this
      > family. Thanks for your help :-) Dana
      >
      > --- In jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@>
      > wrote:
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      > > Dana
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      > > According to the 1860/70 census William G. Johnson is Martin and Martha
      > (Green) Johnson's oldest son:).
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      > > Clay
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      > > --- On Sun, 7/10/11, quietholler.dana <quietholler.dana@> wrote:
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      > > From: quietholler.dana <quietholler.dana@>
      > > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Re: Lydia California (Johnson) and Jesse G.
      > Messer
      > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > > Date: Sunday, July 10, 2011, 7:09 PM
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      > > Clay- Thanks for adding those notes re: Lydia California's parents on
      > Ancestry- they're really helpful. I've posted the picture of William G.
      > Johnson. Possibly someone here knows of a link between him and Martin
      > Johnson. According to the inscription, they are possibly siblings, or
      > William might have been Martin's uncle. I've relabeled the picture three
      > times on Ancestry and have finally left it vague since I don't know the
      > actual relationship. Dana
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      > > --- In jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@>
      > wrote:
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      > > > 1900 Hollywood Jackson Co. AL
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      > > > Jessee G. Messer Head 52 Oct 1848 51 Mar.19yrs AL TN AL
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      > > > Lidia C. Wife Jan 1855 45 Mar.19yrs 5Children/2Living AL NC NC
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      > > > John H. Son June 1876 23 Single AL AL AL
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      > > > Monro D. Nov 1881 18 Single AL AL AL
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      > > > 1910 Dist 0041 Scottsboro, Jackson Co. AL
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      > > > Jesse Messer Head 62 Mar.Twice 7yrs AL AL AL
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      > > > Cora P. Wife 30 Mar.Once 7 yrs AL AL AL
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      > > > Jesse R. Son 4 AL AL AL
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      > > > Charlie Grandson 17 AL AL AL
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      > > > Jesse was married 3 times. He is listed on the 1880 as widowed with 5
      > children and his sister Louisa 17.
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      > > > Jesse G. Messer m. Angerona Smalley 23 Jul 1868 JOP John Sanders Jordan
      > Dodd Liahonia Research
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      > > > Listed on the 1870 Census as Jesse G. and Ann G. Moses someone corrected
      > them to Messer.
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      > > > Angerona was the dau of James and Ann Smalley, they are listed on the
      > 1860 Jackson Co. Census.
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      > > > I have made corrections and added notes to ancestry.com so that they
      > should be easier to find.
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      > Thank you for being a member of the Jackson County, Alabama genealogy
      > group.God bless AmericaYahoo! Groups Links
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