Joe Louis Johnston Sevier Ak, Camp County TX

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I am dau of Joe (not Joseph) Louis Johnston b 09/01/1918. Several people have posted info that is not accurate, also info of which I was unaware. I need help straightening out the incorrect and learning more about how to navigate it all.
in Genealogy Help by Nicci Johnston G2G Crew (720 points)

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Soc.Sec. Applications and Claims Index.SS # 457- 16-3551,Born Sept

1 1918.Horatio,Arkansas.Father Walter C. Johnston, Mother Eunice Howell.

Veteran Affairs BIRLS Death file. Sept 1 1918-April 19 2004.

Enlisted Oct 31 1941, released Jan 8 1947.1940 census, Camp Texas

staying with his mother Eunice parents,J.A.Howell @ Clara Howell.He died

April 10 2004
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (917k points)
They were married. However, she found out that he had made a woman pregnant, so she divorced him. Subsequently he had a son born in July 1918, my father b Sept 1918. She and my father went back to TX where her family lived. JLJ also had a dau in the 40's who I just became aware of recently  

Am interested in knowing extended family.

I am a descendant of WC from the "other woman" .I am the son of her/ their 4th son . I first learned of this from a snapshot i found of Joe ,as an adult,in a box of  WC's pictures I received after WC's death in  1980.

.I asked my father about this in the 80's,  and he said WC told his sons this 'secret"  of Joes existence back in 1950-52 approx.They made contact with his residence,but never received a response so they reluctantly stopped with the contacts .

Now moving fwd to today and the internet:

I clarified Joe's relationship,& I think it was by a submitting "the question" here for the wikitree researches  in 2013. It wasnt until dec 2016 that I found the query on this site by Joes daughter ,Nicci Johnston. I contacted her and we are now in the stage of learning more about this..

Why so long to learn this one might ask?

 Lack of progress and discouragement,so I quit doing much family searches before 2005. Todays find was simply a yearly random geneology check.  Lucky it was at the top of the pile in wikitree for me to discover Nicci Johnston's post  in less than15 minutes

this was my original post mar 19 2013

Joseph Louis Johnston b. abt 1918 any info?

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