Bio: Johnson, Lewis B. (1839 - 1897)

Contact:  Stan

Surnames: Johnson, Crawford, Rogers

----Sources: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin

LEWIS B. JOHNSON, Postmaster, grocery and provision store. Alma Center, Wisconsin was born in Allegany Co., N. Y., Sept. 9, 1839. Came West, with his brother, in 1856, and located at Black River Falls, where he worked at carpentering for one year; then went up the river two miles and built a steam saw mill, which was known as A. M. Josher & Co. Here he remained twelve years; moved to Merrillan Junction, where he engaged in the mercantile line until 1879; then followed the lumber business until .April 1, 1881, when he was appointed Postmaster, under Garfield's administration, and moved to Alma Center. Mr. Johnson is a member of I. O. O, F., Merrillan Lodge No. 294.

*Lewis B. Johnson died in Black River Falls, Albion Twp., Jackson Co., Wisconsin, 29 Oct 1897.

1860 Federal Census, Black River Falls, Jackson, Wisconsin

Lewis B Johnson
age: 22 years
estimated birth year: 1838
birthplace: New York
gender: Male
page: 2
family number: 14

1870 Federal Census, 1 Aug., Williams Town, Dodge Co., Wisconsin, pg. 36, by J. K. Corey

Amanda Rogers
estimated birth year: 1853
gender: Female
age in 1870: 17y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Wisconsin
home in 1870: Wisconsin, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Joseph Rogers M 53y New York, farmer; estate: $7,000; personal: $1,200
Louisa Rogers F 47y New York, Keeping house
Albert Rogers M 19y Wisconsin, at home
Amanda Rogers F 17y Wisconsin, school teacher
Eugene Rogers M 14y Wisconsin, at home
Maria Rogers F 10y Wisconsin

1880 Federal Census, Alma, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 274

L. B. Johnson (Lewis B. Johnson), White married male
occupation : Livery Man
spouse's birthplace : Wisconsin, United States

Household Members
head L. B. Johnson M 40 Pennsylvania, United States
wife Amanda Johnson F 27 (1853 Wisconsin, United States)
son Clarence Johnson M 3 Wisconsin, United States
son Johnson M 0 Wisconsin, United States
other John Crawford M 20 Pennsylvania, United States

Wisconsin Births

(Clarence) Johnson
gender: Male
birth date: 30 Jul 1877
birthplace: Merrillan, Jackson, Wisconsin
race: White
father's name: Louis B. Johnson
father's birthplace: New York
mother's name: Amanda Adeline Rogers
mother's birthplace: Wisconsin

(Leroy B.) Johnson
gender: Male
birth date: 25 Dec 1879
birthplace: Merrillan, Jackson, Wisconsin
race: White
father's name: Lewis B. Johnson
father's birthplace: America
mother's name: Adie Amanda Rogers
mother's birthplace: America

gender: Female
birth date: 19 Sep 1885
birthplace: Merrillan Twp, Jackson, Wisconsin
race: White
father's name: Lewis B. Johnson
father's birthplace: State of N.Y.
mother's name: Ada Amanda Rogers
mother's birthplace: Dodge Co., Wis.

Wisconsin Marriages

Louis B. Johnson
bride's name: Amanda Rogers
marriage date: 05 Aug 1875
marriage place: Merrillan, Jackson, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Henry Johnson
groom's mother's name: Roxania Johnson
bride's father's name: Joseph Rogers
bride's mother's name: Louisa Rogers

Wisconsin Death Records

Lewis B. Johnson
gender: Male
death date: 29 Oct 1897
death place: Merrillan, Jackson, Wisconsin
age: 68
birth date: 09 Sep 1839
birthplace: Penn. (should be NY)
occupation: Farmer
race: White
marital status: Married
spouse's name: Amanda Rogers Johnson

Louis B Johnson
event: Death
event date: 29 Oct 1897
event place: Jackson, Wisconsin
page: 0244

Leroy B. Johnson
death date: 26 Oct 1907
event place: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota
residence: Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN
gender: Male
age: 28
marital status: Married
race: W
occupation: Painter
birthplace: WI
estimated birth year: 1879
burial date: 28 Oct 1907
burial place: Merallan, WI, Cemetery
father: L. B. Johnson
father's birthplace: USA
mother: Amanda A. Rodger
mother's birthplace: USA



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