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African American Genealogy and Spirituality in the U.S.

Johnson. One of the most common surnames in the US.  When researching Johnson genealogy, be prepared to spend more time looking through common names and having to distinquish which Johnson is your ancestor because not only will the surname be popular, but probably so will the first name (i.e. Mary Johnson). 

Thomas Johnson (my grandfather)

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
about Thomas Simms Johnson

Name: Thomas Simms Johnson
Birth Date: 3 Jun 1896
Residence: Petersburg, Virginia
Birth: Whiteville, North Carolina
Race: Negro (Black)
Roll: WW2_2370173

1870 Mary (Wilson) Johnson (wife of James Johnson)

Name: Mary Wilson
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Age in 1870: 23
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1870: Fort Chiswell, Wythe, Virginia
Family and neighbors: View Results
Race: Colored
Gender: Female
Value of real estate: View Image
Post Office: Wytheville

1910 United States Federal Census
about James E Johnson

Name: James E Johnson
Age in 1910: 39
Estimated birth year: abt 1871
Birthplace: North Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: North Carolina
Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
Spouse's name: Mary J
Home in 1910: Stewarts Creek, Harnett, North Carolina
Marital Status: Married
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Household Members:
Name Age
James E Johnson 39
Mary J Johnson 36
Annie M Johnson 18
Frank Johnson 17
Lillie P Johnson 15
Tomie S Johnson 13

1920 United States Federal Census
about Thomas S Johnson

Name: Thomas S Johnson
Home in 1920: Petersburg Ward 2, Petersburg (Independent City), Virginia
Age: 23 years 
Estimated birth year: abt 1897
Birthplace: North Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's name: James
Father's Birth Place: North Carolina
Mother's name: Mary
Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
Marital Status: Single
Race: Black
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Image: 719
 
Household Members:
Name Age
James Johnson 50
Mary Johnson 48
H Frank Johnson 27
Pink L Johnson 24
Thomas S Johnson 23
Randle G Johnson 14
Man S Johnson 12
Bertha L Johnson 3 5/12

1930 United States Federal Census
about Thomas S Johnson

Name: Thomas S Johnson
Home in 1930: Petersburg, Petersburg (Independent City), Virginia
Age: 33
Estimated birth year: abt 1897
Birthplace: North Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Head
Mother's name: Mary J
Race: Negro (Black)
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Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas S Johnson 33
Mary J Johnson 55
Bertha L Johnson 13
Lilly L Johnson 3 8/12

Social Security Death Index
about Mildred Woodard (Thomas Johnson's daughter, not Ella Johnson's child)

Name: Mildred Woodard
SSN: 228-18-1108
Last Residence: 21215  Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, United States of America
Born: 17 Aug 1921
Died: Sep 1985
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951 )