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Orvel Sylvester Johnson Paternal Ancestry Cleburne Co. Al.
Orvel Sylvestor Johnson was the son of James Henry Johnson and Georgia Elizabeth Wells
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Paternal Ancestry Orvel Sylvester Johnson 

The Grandfathers

I. Living Son born 1943 Hopewell, Alabama Now Zip 35951 Tumlin (Tomlin) Mill on the Tallapoosa River
My Dad was the best friend I ever had. Even though he is gone, I will leave a record for my descendants and others.

II. Orvel Sylvester Johnson was born on 5 Dec 1904 in Edwardsville, Al. and died on 25 May 1989 in B'ham, Al.. 
He married Angie Caroline Richardson on 7 Oct 1928
Angie Caroline Richardson was born on Oct 7 1928 in Bells Mill, Alabama and died on 5 Sep 1985 in Anniston, Alabama
Orvel Sylvester Johnson & Angie Caroline RICHARDSON had the following children:
          i. Living Daughter
          ii. Living Daughter
          iii. Living Daughter.
          iv. Living Son Webmaster


III. James Henry Johnson was born on May. 31 1877 in Edwardsville, Al and died on 25 Nov 1962 in Cleburne County Alabama. 
He married Georgia Elizabeth Wells on 1 Mar 1900 at Shoal Creek 
Georgia Elizabeth Wells was born on 29 Mar 1882 and died on 15 Jan 1967 in Cleburne County Alabama.
James Henry Johnson and Georgia Elizabeth WELLS had the following children:
         i Eston Franklin Johnson was born on  19 Jun1901 in Edwardsville, Alabama he died on 25 Jan 1992 in Cleburne County, Alabama.
         ii Orvel Sylvestor Johnson was born on 5 Dec 1904 he died on 25 Jul 25 1989 in Jefferson County, Alabama.
         iii Lester Eber Johnson was born on 16 Sep 1908 he died on 15 May 1962
         iv Vesta Oleta Johnson was born on 3 Sep 1915  she died on Aug 1986

IV. John Franklin Johnson  was born on 10 Feb 1857 in Edwardsville, Al. and died on 27 Feb 1927 in Cleburne County Al.. 
He married Frances (Frankie) Lovenia Banister on 17 Aug 1876
Frances (Frankie) Lovenia BANISTER was born on b: 26 Nov 1853 and died on 2 May 1937 in Cleburne County Al..
John Franklin Johnson and Frances (Frankie) Lovenia Banister had the following children:
      i James Henry Johnson was born on 31 May 1877 and he died on 25 Nov 1962 in Cleburne County Al..
      ii Martha Jane Johnson was born on: 5 Jun 1879 and she died on 13 Mar 1971 in Cleburne County Al..
      iii. Johnnie Johnson was born on Aug 1881 and he died in 1928 in Cleburne County Al..
      iv. Frances L. Johnson born on Jan 1883
      v. Nancy E. Johnson born on Sep 1886.
      vi. Jesse Johnson born on 25 Apr 1889. and he died on 27 Mar 1918 in Cleburne Co AL
                Jesse buried in the Crossroads Cemetery, Cleburne County, Alabama.
                 Frankie & John are buried in the Crossroads Cemetery, Cleburne County, Alabama.

V. Elias Earl Johnson was born in 1834 in SC. and died on 16 Jun 1881 Cleburne County, Alabama.
             Notes: 
             Census 1850 Johnson Elias E. 16 M Farmer SC Attended School
             Confederate Record Johnson, Elias E. Company I, 48th Alabama Infantry,
             Muster Rolls 48th Alabama Infantry Regiment Johnson, Elias E. (deserted, 16 Sept 63)
Elias Earl Johnson Married Rhoda Avery  (Avory) on 12 Aug 1853 in Campbell County, Ga., 
Rhoda Avery  (Avory) was born in 1826 in Sc. she died in  1923 in Cleburne County, Alabama.
Elias Earl Johnson and Rhoda Avery buried inunmarked graves Upper Cane Creek Cleburne County Alabama
Elias Earl Johnson and Rhoda Avery had the following children:
      i. William W Johnson was born 3 Jun 1854 and died 17 Apr 1936.
      ii. John Franklin Johnson was born 10 Feb 1857 and died 27 Feb 1927.
           m: Frances (Frankie) Lovenia Banister
      iii. Henry Earl Johnson was born 27 Jan 1859 and died 6 Oct 1928.
      iv. Mary Jane Johnson was born 1861.
      v. James E Johnson was born May 1867 and died 6 Aug 1936.
      vi. Nancy Clementine Johnson was born Jun 1869.

VI. Evin (Ervin) Johnson was born Abt. 1799 in Sc. and died after 1880 in Cleburne County, Alabama   
             Notes:
             Census 1850 Johnson Evin 51 M Farmer SC)
Evin (Ervin) Johnson married Sara Gray or Grey abt. 1819 in Sc..
Evin (Ervin) Johnson & Sara Gray are believed to be buried at Upper Cane Creek in unmarked graves in Cleburne Co.. aAl.. 
Sarah Gray b: Abt. 1802 (Census 1850 Johnson Sarah 48 F SC  Illiterate)
Evin (Ervin) Johnson & Sara Gray or Grey had the following children       
 1.   John Baylus Johnson was born 1820
       John Baylus Johnson married Sophorona Rhodes on 15 Dec 1844 in Campbell Co., Ga..
       John Baylus Johnson & Sophorona Rhodes born Abt. 1824 had the following children: 
              i  Riley C. Johnson born Abt.. 1846 in Campbell Co., Ga..
              ii  William Johnson born Abt. 1848 in Campbell Co., Ga..
              iii Mary Johnson born Abt. 1849 in Campbell Co., Ga..
        John Baylus Johnson also married Mary W. Dillion on 23 Dec 1851 in Campbell Co., Ga..
        John Baylus Johnson & Mary W. Dillion had the following children:
               i Martha A. Johnson born Abt. 1853 in Campbell Co., Ga..
               ii Sarah A. Johnson born Abt. 1856 in Campbell Co., Ga..
               iii Mary E. Johnson born Abt. 1859 in Campbell Co., Ga..		 
 2.   James M. Johnson was born Abt.1824 in South Carolina
       James M. Johnson married Elizabeth family name unknown before 1843 in Campbell Co., Ga..
       James M. Johnson & Elizabeth had the following children:
                i Barbara Johnson was born Abt 1843.
                i Nancy C. Johnson was born Abt 1845.
                iii  Amanda C. Johnson was born Abt. 1848
       James M. Johnson also married Sarah Ann Brown on 28 Sep 1848 in Campbell Co., Ga..
 3.   Mary Ellen Johnson was born Abt.  1830
 4.   Rachel Clementine Johnson was born Abt. 1832 in Sc..
                 (Census 1850 Johnson Rachel C. 18 F SC  Attended School) 
 5.   Elias Earl Johnson  was born Abt 1834 SC. and died 16 Jun 1887 Cleburne County, AL Confederate Record
                 (Census 1850 Johnson Elias E. 16 M Farmer SC  Attended School)
                  m: Rhoda Avery (Avory on Marked Stone)
 6.   Warren W. Johnson was born Sc. 24 Apr 1836 he died 25 Dec 1893 in AL.Confederacy Co. I 48th AL Inf.
                 (Census 1850 Johnson Warner W. 14 M SC 16 Attended School)
       Warren W. Johnson married Mary Jane Pruitt 21 Dec 1856 in Calhoun County, AL. 
                  Mary was born in Gwinnette Co., Ga. 19 Dec 1834. 
 7.   Martha Jane Johnson b: 2 Sep 1838 Campbell County ,GA d: 12 Jan 1928 Clay County, TX
                  (Census 1850 Johnson Martha J. 12 F GA  Attended School)
                  m: Manly Bragg 1861 Confederate  Co I 48th AL
                  Manly Bragg & Martha Jane Johnson buried Vashti Cemetery
                  Manly Bragg son of John & Elizabeth Bragg
                  Children of Martha Jane Johnson & Manly Bragg :
                 All children born in Alabama
                    i Nancy Jane Bragg b: 6 Nov 1862 d: 8 Mar 1932 m: George W. Henson
                    ii Sarah Malinda Bragg b: 17 Sep 1864 d: 24 Sep 1952 m: Ben Martindale
                    iii John Ervin Bragg b: 3 Jul 1866 d: 24 Aug 1954 Never married
                    iv George Washington Bragg b: 4 May 1868 d: 12Oct 1938 m: Anna May
                    v James Madison Bragg b: 15 May 1870 d: 14 Jul 1948 m: Alice Laura Cheshier
                    vi Thomas Bragg b: 15 Jun 1872 d: 2 Oct 1963 m: Mary Florence Liggett
                    vii Rhoda Catherine Bragg b: 29 Jun 1874 d: 12 Jul 1965 m: Henry Mat Browning
                    vii Octavia Elizabeth Bragg b: 29 Dec 1875 d 2 Dec 1931 m: Marion Oscar Browning
                    ix Margaret Melvina Bragg b: 22 Dec 1877 d: 13 Dec 1964 Never married
                    x Lottie Clementine Bragg b: 24 Jan 1880 d: 9 Apr 1946 m: John Brono Lindsey
                   xi Daniel Wallace Bragg b: 5 Mar1882 d. 9 Apr 1940 m: Myrtle Lee Donnell 
                   xi Infant (died at birth)
                   All the above died in TX, except for George Washington and Anna Bragg who are buried in Oklahoma.
 8.   Mulinda (Malinda) Johnson b: 1841 Campbell County ,GA d: 25 Dec 1893 AL
                   (Census 1850 Johnson Mulinda 9 F GA  Attended School)
 9.   Elizabeth Johnson b: 6 May 1843 Campbell County ,GA  d: 5 Jun 1921 Dallas County, TX 
                  m: Andrew Jackson Harper 1 Sep 1860
                   (Census 1850 Johnson Elizabeth 6 F GA)
 10.   Henry C. Johnson b: Abt 1847 GA  d: 27 Apr 1917 Cleburne County, AL
                    (Census 1850 Johnson Henry C. 3 M GA)
                    m:  Nica Jane Pruitt 7 Mar 1865 in Benton County, AL.  Nica b: AL abt. 1847
 11.   Henry C. Johnson Confederate  Co. I 2nd GA Cavalry. he enlisted in GA on about 1863. 
                   Children of Henry & Nica Jane Pruitt:
                   All Cleburne County, AL
                      i Sarah Johnson b: abt. 1869 
                      ii Rebecca Johnson b:  1872  
                      iii Mary Johnson b: 1876

Census 1850
Johnson Evin 51 M Farmer SC 
Johnson Sarah 48 F SC  Illiterate 
i Johnson Rachel C. 18 F SC  Attended School 
ii Johnson Elias E. 16 M Farmer SC  Attended School
iii Johnson Warner W. 14 M SC 16 Attended School
iv Johnson Martha J. 12 F GA  Attended School 
v Johnson Mulinda 9 F GA  Attended School 
vi Johnson Elizabeth 6 F GA 
vii Johnson Henry C. 3 M GA