Biography of William H. Johnson
Greene County, PA Biographies





WILLIAM H. JOHNSON, farmer, P. O. Blacksville, W. Va., was born in Wayne Township, Greene County, Penn., November 4, 1840, a son of William an Nancy Johnson (nee Lantz). Mrs. Johnson was born in Monongalia County, W. Va., and her husband was a native of Greene County, Penn., where they lived until his death, November 16, 1857. Mrs. Johnson was afterwards united in marriage with Henry Stephens, who died June 8, 1877; the widow is still living. William H. Johnson's wife was Sarah A. McDougal, born in Wayne Township, October 24, 1843, and married January 30, 1862. She is a daughter of Alexander and Sallie (Franks) McDougal, the former deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson have three children, viz. Nancy A., wife of John McPhillips; Minerva J., wife of Josephus Thomas; and John W. Mr. Johnson is one of the enterprising farmers of Wayne Townhip, where he owns 115 acres of land. He filled the office of justice of the peace in his township two terms, has served as school director six terms, and held the position of assessor and inspector of elections. He and his wife are members of the Southern Methodist Church.


From:
History of Greene County, Pennsylvania
By: Samuel P. Bates
Nelson Rushforth & Company.
Chicago, 1888.


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