can anyone verify he lost a leg above the knee & also nickname was "tip"

0 votes
WikiTree profile: Theodore Johnson
in Genealogy Help by Barbara Odrzywolski G2G Rookie (130 points)

3 Answers

+3 votes
As the profile is unsourced it isn’t likely. Are you able to add any that might help?
by Marion Poole G2G6 Pilot (486k points)
I am new to using computers, I am 78 years old.  What did you mean by your message?  can you state  it more simply for me to understand better.
+4 votes

Barbara, There was a Theodore Johnson living in Clarenden Twp., Orleans, New York in 1890 who was a Civil War veteran.  He had his right leg shot off.("United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890," database with images, FamilySearch( : 12 March 2018), Theodore Johnson, 1890; citing NARA microfilm publication M123 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 338,214.) I'll see if I can research and add more info to Theodore Johnson (Johnson-22668) to see if they are the same men.

by Vic Watt G2G6 Pilot (320k points)
+2 votes
Please check his profile, now that I have added info.  I have confirmed that he is the Theodore Johnson who lost his right leg at Cold Harbor in the Civil War. I even found his obit and his picture. I was not able to find anything showing that he was called "Tip."
by Vic Watt G2G6 Pilot (320k points)
Thanks Vic, great help!

Related questions

+2 votes
1 answer
+1 vote
1 answer
169 views asked Nov 19, 2013 in Genealogy Help by anonymous
+6 votes
1 answer
+8 votes
3 answers
111 views asked Jun 11, 2018 in The Tree House by Beulah Cramer G2G6 Pilot (184k points)
+11 votes
5 answers
64 views asked Oct 20, 2017 in Photos by Deb Durham G2G6 Pilot (912k points)
+3 votes
1 answer
+13 votes
0 answers
+23 votes
3 answers
132 views asked Aug 30, 2015 in Photos by Bill Sekel G2G6 Pilot (122k points)

WikiTree  ~  About  ~  Help Help  ~  Search Person Search  ~  Surname:

disclaimer - terms - copyright