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George W Johnson (1811 - 1862)

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George W Johnson
Born [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 20 Aug 1833 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Shiloh, Tennesseemap
Profile last modified 27 May 2019 | Created 20 Apr 2017
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1st Confederate Governor of Kentucky
In office: November 20, 1861 – April 8, 1862
Lieutenant Horatio F. Simrall
Preceded by Office established
Succeeded by Richard Hawes

Signed oaths written in the bible:

We do solemnly state, that we will never hereafter, play at cards, for money. 4 Jul 1845 George W. Johnson James L. Allen Thomas S. Johnson Willa V. Johnson W. M. Johnson E. J. Williams H. P. Roberts W. W. Johnson - - - - - - - - - - - In evil hours I have violated this pledge. But with the grace of God it shall henceforth be sacred. 4 Mar 1857 W. V. Johnson M. C. Johnson W. H. Sellers

Son of Wm & Betsy Payne Johnson Grandson of Robert & Jemima Suggett; Henry & Lydia Lane Payne Great-grandson of: Wm & Elizabeth Cave Johnson; Edmund & Ann Holland Conyers Payne; James & Lydia Hardage Lane one set not named (Suggett)


George W. Johnson, as a soldier of the Confederate Army, was wounded in the battle of Shiloh, Tennessee on the 6th day of April 1862, and died 8 April 1862. [1]


  1. Wikipedia Source on George W Johnson
  • JOHNSON BIBLE (George W. Johnson & Ann Eliza Viley) Scott Co, Ky
  • Bible is in the possession of the Kentucky Historical Society

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