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Johnson, Perry C.

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Johnson, Perry C.
March 14, 2007 05:54PM
History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties, Indiana From the
Earliest Time to the Present; Together with Interesting Biographical
Sketches, Reminiscences, Notes, Etc. Chicago, Goodspeed Bros., & Co.,
Publishers, 1884. Weston A. Goodspeed, Leroy C. Goodspeed, Charles L.
Goodspeed. Fleming County.

PERRY C. JOHNSON, a native of Fleming County, Ky., and a resident of
Orange County, (Northeast Township), Ind., since 1849, was born June 5,
1825, and is the youngest of his parents' family. Arthur Johnson, his
father, was a native of the Keystone State, but in early manhood went to
Kentucky, where he married Miss Nancy Downey, and from the Blue Grass
State moved to Jackson County, Ind., in 1832; thence to Orange County in
1849, where he died at the advanced age of seventy-two years, and his wife
at sixty-six years. Perry C. Johnson has always followed farming, and by a
life of hard work, frugality and good management has secured 400 acres of
good land in this county and 100 acres in Illinois. For twenty-one years
he has been a consistent member of the Baptist Church, and in political
matters he is a supporter of the principles enunciated by the National
Democratic Party. Miss Catharine T., daughter of John and Elizabeth
Rayhill, became his wife in 1852, and to their union have been born
children, named: Nannie U., Oliver P., Ida, Herbert, Bettie and Ellen.
Mrs. Johnson is a native of Washington County, Ind., her birth occurring
in the year 1834.

Johnson Downey Rayhill
Orange-IN PA Jackson-IN IL Washington-IN

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