Person:Lester Johnson (7)

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Lester A. Johnson
b.6 Aug 1850 Jefferson Co., NY
 
m. 5 Feb 1843
  1. Recelus W. Johnson1844 -
  2. Philena M. Johnson1845 - 1859
  3. Lester A. Johnson1850 -
  4. William Jerome Johnson, Sr.1853 - Abt 1942
  5. Charles E. Johnson1862 - 1863
  1. Mary J. JohnsonAbt 1877 -
  2. Deloss J. JohnsonAbt 1880 -
  3. Dorsey R. Johnson1880 - 1944
  4. Mina P. Johnson1882 -
Facts and Events
Name Lester A. Johnson
Gender Male
Birth[1] 6 Aug 1850 Jefferson Co., NY

1850 census Clayton, Jefferson, NY: 5 Sep 1850: Gurdon Johnson, 35y, carpenter & joiner, $200, b. NY: Jane, 27y, b. NY: Recelus, 5y, b. NY: Philena, 4y, b. NY: infant (Lester), 1 mo, b. NY

1855 NY state census, Clayton, Jefferson, NY: frame house, worth $200, Gurden Johnson, 41 yrs, b. Montgomery Co NY: Jane, 31 years, b. Lewis Co. NY: Recelus, 10 yrs, b. Jefferson Co NY: Philena, a. 9y, b. Jefferson Co. NY: Lester, 4yrs, b. Jefferson Co. NY: William, 2y, b. Jefferson Co. NY:

1860 census Clayton, Jefferson, NY, 11 Aug 1860, Depauville NY PO: House #532, Family #544: Gardon (written over Gurden, "correcting" it) 47 years, Constable $200, b. NY: Jane, 37 years b. NY: Recellus, 16 years, farm laborer, b. NY: Lester, 10 years, b. NY: William, 7 years, b. NY

1870 census Jackson Twp, Jackson Co., IA, 15 Jun, Bellevue PO: Girdon, 56y, farmer, $1500, $880, NY: Jane, 46, Keeping house, NY: Sarah, 77, lives with son, NY: Lester, 18, works on farm, NY: William, 15, works on farm, 15, NY

Cannot find any of them in 1880

The above censuses are from the records of Robert E. Johnson, 901 Cottonwood Rd., Kettering, OH 45419-1218; phone 937 299 4364; email: abjon901@ameritech.net


THE FOLLOWING DATA HAS BEEN COLLECTED BY HOWARD JOHNSTON.



1855 New York State Census Town of Clayton, Jefferson County

Pages  1 2 3

I. population. CENSUS of the Inhabitants in the First Election District of the Town of Clayton in the County of Jefferson taken by me on the day of June 1855. Marshal.

4 33 54 Frame 200 53 Gurden Johnson 41 M Montgomery Co NY x 8 carpenter 4 34 54 Frame 200 53 Jane N Johnson 31 F wife Lewis Co NY x 8 4 35 54 Frame 200 53 Recelus Johnson 10 M child Jefferson Co NY 6 4 36 54 Frame 200 53 Philena Johnson 9 F child Jefferson Co NY 5 4 37 54 Frame 200 53 Lester Johnson 4 M child Jefferson Co NY 4 4 38 54 Frame 200 53 William Johnson 2 M child Jefferson Co NY 2 4 39 55 Frame 1000 54 Stephen Johnson 70 M Columbia Co NY x 34 merchant 4 40 55 Frame 1000 54 Mercy Johnson 62 F wife Columbia Co NY x 34 4 41 55 Frame 1000 54 Frances Johnson 20 F child Jefferson Co NY 20 4 42 55 Frame 1000 54 Charles M Johnson 16 M child Jefferson Co NY 16 student 4 43 55 Frame 1000 54 Stephen Johnson 70 M R.I. 30


This is all of Clayton that has been transcribed to date.


CENSUS:

Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925 about Lester Johnson http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=IAstatecen&indiv=try&h=6992725 Name: Lester Johnson Birth Year: abt 1852 Birth Place: New York Gender: Male Marital Status: Married Census Date: 1885 Residence State: Iowa Residence County: Jackson Locality: Monmouth Roll: IA1885_206 Line: 7 Family Number: 157 Household Members: Name Age Lester Johnson 33 Makala Johnson 26 Mary J Johnson 8 Deloss J Johnson 5 Dorsey Johnson 3 Mina M Johnson 2 Transcription: 153 157 JOHNSON Lester, land description = 84 1 29 NE NE, 33, m, -, M, -, farmer, -, NY, -, ?, ?, subject to military draft, registered to vote. Mahala, 26, f, M, keeping house, born Iowa, -, ?, ?. Mary J, 8, f, born Iowa. Deloss J, 5, m, born Iowa. Dorsey, 3, m, born Iowa. Mina M, 2, f, born Iowa. Source Information: Ancestry.com. Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Microfilm of Iowa State Censuses, 1856, 1885, 1895, 1905, 1915, 1925 as well various special censuses from 1836-1897 obtained from the State Historical Society of Iowa via Heritage Quest.

1900 United States Federal Census about Lester A Johnson http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?cj=1&pcc=2&gsfn=Lester+A.&prox=1&gsln=Johnson&gspl=2+%EB%A5%8AAny+Locality&rank=1&gss=angs-b&srchb=r&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=14459767&recoff=1+2+3&db=1900usfedcen&indiv=1 Name: Lester A Johnson Home in 1900: Monmouth, Jackson, Iowa Age: 49 Birth Date: Aug 1850 Birthplace: New York Race: White Ethnicity: American Gender: Male Relationship to Head of House: Head Father's Birthplace: New York Mother's Birthplace: New York Marital Status: Widowed Residence : Baldwin & Monmouth Towns, Jackson, Iowa Household Members: Name Age Lester A Johnson 49 Dorsey R Johnson 19 Mina P Johnson 17 Transcription: 232 233 JOHNSON Lester A., head, w, m, Aug 1850, 49, Wd, NY, NY, NY, FARMER, 0, yes, yes, yes, 0, M, F, 128. Dorsey R., son, w, m, Sep 1880, 18, S, IA, NY, IA, farm laborer, 0, yes,yes,yes. Mina P, dau, w, f, Aug 1882, 17, S, IA, NY, IA, yes, yes, yes. Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Monmouth, Jackson, Iowa; Roll T623_438; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 62.


1910 United States Federal Census about Lester A Johnson http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?cj=1&pcc=2&gsfn=Lester+A.&prox=1&gsln=Johnson&gspl=2+%EB%A5%8AAny+Locality&rank=1&srchb=r&gss=angs-b&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=179098068&recoff=1+2+3&db=1910USCenIndex&indiv=1 Name: Lester A Johnson Age in 1910: 61 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849 Birthplace: New York Relation to Head of House: Father Father's Birth Place: New York Mother's Birth Place: New York Home in 1910: Rea, Stanley, South Dakota Marital Status: Widowed Race: White Gender: Male Household Members: Name Age Mina P Johnson 27 Lester A Johnson 61 Transcription: 18 22 JOHNSON Mina P, head, f, w, 27, S, IA, NY, IA, English, farming, on farm, E, yes, yes, O, F, F, 15. Lester A, father, m, w, 61, WD, NY, NY, NY, English, farm work, on farm, W. Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Rea, Stanley, South Dakota; Roll T624_1488; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 807.


Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925 about D R Johnson http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&=%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c&gsfn=Dorsey+R.&gsln=Johnson&gsby=1880&gsb2co=2%2cUSA&gsb2pl=18%2cIowa&gsdy=&gsd2co=1%2cAll+Countries&gsd2pl=1%2c+&sbo=0&sbor=&ufr=0&wp=4%3b_80000002%3b_80000003&srchb=r&prox=1&ti=0&ti.si=0&gss=angs-b&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=1661165&recoff=1+2+3&db=IAstatecen&indiv=1 Name: D R Johnson Birth Year: abt 1882 Birth Place: Jackson IA Gender: Male Race: White Marital Status: Married Census Date: 1 Jan 1925 Residence State: Iowa Residence County: Jackson Locality: Monmouth Relation to Head: Head Mother: Mahala Danel {couldn't find this data on image} Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania {couldn't find this data on image} Father: Lester Johnson {couldn't find this data on image} Father's Birthplace: New York {couldn't find this data on image} Marriage Place: Jackson IA {couldn't find this data on image} Spouse Name: Louisa M Johnson Roll: IA1925_1768 Line: 8 Household Members: Name Age D R Johnson 43 Louisa M Johnson 41 Margarettie D Best 70 Transcription: JOHNSON D. R., head, male, w, 43, M, O, F (owns home - free of mortgage), Home value = $1060, $700 insurance on home, attended grade school, completed grade 8, can read and write. Louisa M, wife, f, w, 41, M, attended grade school, completed grade 7, can read and write. BEST, Margarettie D, mother in law, f, w, 70, W (widow), attended grade school, completed grade 7, can read and write. Source Information: Ancestry.com. Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Microfilm of Iowa State Censuses, 1856, 1885, 1895, 1905, 1915, 1925 as well various special censuses from 1836-1897 obtained from the State Historical Society of Iowa via Heritage Quest.



THE FOLLOWING IS FOR REFERENCE ONLY -- HOWARD JOHNSTON NOTE.


New York State Census Collection about Lester A Johnson http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?cj=1&pcc=2&gsfn=Lester+A.&prox=1&gsln=Johnson&gspl=2+%EB%A5%8AAny+Locality&rank=1&srchb=r&gss=angs-b&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=106580&recoff=1+2+3&db=NY1892&indiv=1 Name: Lester A Johnson Residence: West Turin, Lewis, New York Census Year: 1892 Birth Place: United States of America Age: 57 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1835 Gender: Female Page: 2 Roll: V14_290 Transcription: I was unable to find a Lester A. Johnson on this document -- very difficult to read. Howard Johnston note. Source Information: Ancestry.com. New York State Census Collection [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Microfilmed copies of the originals can be found at the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, as well as the Family History Library. Description: In New York (U.S.A.) state censuses were taken every ten years from 1825-1875, in 1892, and then again from 1905-1925. This database is an index to, with corresponding images of, parts of the 1880, 1892, and 1905 censuses. Information available in this database includes name, gender, age, race or color, birthplace, enumeration place, year of enumeration, relationship to head of household, and number of years living in the U.S.


References
  1. Family records.

    Debbie Clare, 3 Sep 2006