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135. Elisha 2nd Johnson2,17 was born in July 1828 in Rolls Co., MO.2 He died on September 12, 1899 in Pike Co., KY..2 He is reference number 2089. Elisha was born in Rolls Co. Missouri; was a Kentucky horse trader whosold horses in NC, where he met Lucy.
He served in the Civil War, enlisting from the state of NC on 10/25/1861,was reported missing a couple of times, but was later determined to havebeen ill. Was discharged in June of 1862.
He died 1899, on Long Fork of Shelby, Pike Co. KY from gangrene in aleg, broken when his horse tripped and fell.
Listed as age 21 in:
1850 Pike Co. KY Census
290 Johnson Elisha 48 M Farmer 1,200 VA
Martha 45 F KY
Amey 24 F KY
Elisha 21 M Laborer NC
Madison 19 M Laborer KY
Wm 13 M KY
Walter J 8 M KY
Sarah 7 F KY

Elisha 2nd Johnson and Lucy Bryant Austin were married on September 27, 1850 in Laurel Springs, Ashe Co., NC. Lucy Bryant Austin18 (daughter of Andrew Austin and Lousianna Bryant) was born on May 16, 1831 in Ashe Co., NC..2 She died on July 4, 1923 in Load , Greenup Co., KY.. She was buried in Johnson-Vaughn Cemetary on the Jim Johnson Farm. She is reference number 1476. Lucy is said to have been born in Ireland. They lived in Laurel Springsuntil 1865. In that year, with 2 wagons filled with householdnecessities, and Lucy riding horseback, with little Daniel in her lap,they took the long, hard, 30 day trip to their new home on Dry Creek,Floyd (now Pike) Co. KY.
She moved, in 1907, with Andy's family, to Load, KY, where she died in1923 Elisha 2nd Johnson and Lucy Bryant Austin had the following children:

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Andrew Johnson.

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Noah Johnson.

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Elisha 3rd Johnson.

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William "Bill" Johnson.

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v.

Daniel R. Johnson.

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George Johnson2 was born in 1867.2 He is reference number 578.

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Elijah Johnson.

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Mary A. Johnson.

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Margaret Johnson.