Ruth E. Johnson1

#1947, (April 1850 - 29 July 1901)
RelationshipGrandaunt of William David Lewis
Father*Demetrius Johnson1 (1808 - 1886)
Mother*Martha Peale Duckworth1 (1810 - 1886)

Family

Nathaniel Smith b. 1835, d. 1918
Children 1.Zemma J Smith11 (1868 - 1946)
 2.Carrie Maude Smith+12 (1874 - 1943)
 3.Burley Smith+13 (1880 - )
 4.Nettie Smith+14 (1882 - )
 5.Tennyson Smith15 (1887 - )
Her married name was Smith.2 
Birth*April 1850She was born in April 1850 at IndianaG.1 
23 August 1850She appeared on the census of 23 August 1850 in the household of Demetrius Johnson and Martha Peale Duckworth at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG; (nei. John M and Martha D Duckworth, fam. 572.)1
say 1855She removed with Demetrius Johnson and Martha Peale Duckworth to IllinoisG say 1855.3 
25 July 1860She appeared on the census of 25 July 1860 in the household of Demetrius Johnson and Martha Peale Duckworth at Twp. 6 S Range 4 E, Franklin Co., IllinoisG; neis. Marcus and Sarah Johnson, Waller's; Hondorus and Hannah Johnson, fam 298.4
6 June 1870She appeared on the census of 6 June 1870 in the household of Martha Peale Duckworth and Demetrius Johnson at Franklin Co., IllinoisG; neis. John and Jane Reed fam 91; also Zem, age 2, poss. ch. of Ruth.5
Marriage*circa 1873She married Nathaniel Smith circa 1873.6,2 
23 June 1880She and Nathaniel Smith appeared on the census of 23 June 1880 at Flannigan Prec., Hamilton Co., IllinoisG; neis. Daniel and Eliza. Reed, fam. 128; Adam and Ida May Reed, fam. 129.7 
15 June 1900She and Nathaniel Smith appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 at Eastern Twp., Franklin Co., IllinoisG; neis. George and Marinda Brady, fam. 179; John and Jane Reed; Marquise Reed; John K and Mary Johnson.8 
Death*29 July 1901She died on 29 July 1901 at Franklin Co., IllinoisG, at age 51.9 
Burial*July 1901She was buried in July 1901 at Brady Cemetery, Akin, Franklin Co., IllinoisG.9,10 

Citations

  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Demetrius (42), farmer, b. NY; Martha P (39), b. KY.
  2. [S261] Rev. William W. Johnson, compiler, Records of the Descendants of David Johnson of Leominster (Milwaukee: Godfrey & Crandall, 1876), p 51. Hereinafter cited as David Johnson of Leominster.
  3. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. in Franklin Co. IL.
  4. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Demetrius (52), farmer, real estate value $4200, b. NY; Martha P (49), b. KY.
  5. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Demetrius (63), farmer, b. NY; Martha P (59), b. KY.
  6. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. marr. 27 yrs.
  7. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Nathaniel (44), farmer, b. IL, parents b. GA; Ruth A (30), keeping house, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. KY.
  8. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Nathaniel (64), b. IL Oct 1835, parents b. NC, farmer; Ruth E (50), b. IN Apr 1850, father b. NY, mother b. KY, 7 children, 5 living; marr. 27 yrs.
  9. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, No image. Narrative: Ruth E Johnson, spouse of Nathaniel Smith, b. iN Apr 1850, d. Akin, Franklin Co. IL, 29 Jul 1901; bur. Brady Cemetery, Akin, Franklin Co. IL. Memorial 186706545, created by C D Bird.
  10. [S288] Brady Cemetery transcript, online http://genealogytrails.com, Nathaniel Smith, b. 22 Oct 1833, d. 9 May 1918; husb. of Ruth Ellen Johnson, served Union Army, Co. F., 40th Regiment. Ruth Ellen Johnson, 1850-1901; wife of Nathaniel Smith, dau. of Demetrius Johnson and Martha Peale Dukworth.
  11. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. age 12, b. IL.
  12. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. age 6, b. IL.
  13. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. age 1m, b. IL Jan.
  14. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. b. IL Apr 1882.
  15. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. b. IL Oct 1887.