Johnson Cemetery, Newton County, Mississippi

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The purpose of this page is to be able to include pictures of the monument marker at the Johnson Family Cemetery and to list the genealogical information the marker details.

The Johnson Family Cemetery is part of the plantation land that Walter William johnson purchased in Newton Co., Mississippi, USA. Walter, and his wife Allie Delphia Speaks Johnson, are buried there.

The memorial monument marker at the cemetery has the following inscriptions on one side:

Johnson Cemetery Monument, Side 1.
This cemetery was established in 1836 by Walter W. Johnson, being a part of his plantation. The first person to be buried here was a Dollar Girl who came from Pickens Co., AL with her parents to visit the Johnsons, who were related, to see the new log home they built that year. The Dollar Girl became sick and died and they buried her here. They planted a cedar bush at the head of her grave. It is a huge tree now, this being Mar 17, 1984.
In memory of the ones buried here without a marker at their grave.
This monument erected by
David W. Munn; Rt. 1 Box 51AA; Aldie, VA 22001; A great-grandson of Delphia Ann Johnson Rowzee and Ruben Rowzee
Lee E. Johnson; Rt.2, Box 170; Decatur, MS 39327; A grandson of William Richmond Johnson and Mary Amanda Hailey Johnson

And the following inscriptions on the other:

Johnson Cemetery Monument, Side 2.
Annie Lovy Jones Johnson, wife of Henry H. Johnson. B. 1797, D. 9-6-1840
Margaret Johnson, B. 12-15-1792. No death date given. Married John Huey. No dates given.
George Albert Johnson, B. 7-11-1801, D. 3-11-1862. Wife Annie Robertson Johnson, B. 10-14-1805, D. 8-20-1891.
Lodowick Johnson, B. 1832 in AL. Married Lucinda Jones, daughter of Richard and Rachel Johnson Jones. He was a son of John Bailey Johnson.
Nancy Jane Johnson, B. 5-24-1838, D. 1-24-1917. Daughter of John Bailey Johnson. She married E. M. Mabry, B. 2-4-1824, D. 2-30-1916.
John Johnson, B. 1822 in AL. Son of Henry H. Johnson. D. 1882 in MS. He married Sally Bishop.
John Bailey Huey, B. 1824, son of Margaret Johnson and John Huey, Sr. He was a Civil War veteran.
John Bailey Johnson, B. 12-17-1803, D. 3-19-1849. Wife, Mary Jane, B. 1807?
Richard Jones, B. 1791, D. 1867. Married widow of Jonathan Oyler. She was a daughter of William Johnson, Sr. and Dianna Adams Johnson. Her name was Rachel Johnson Oyler Jones.
Freeman Jones, Sr.' widow Christina Paris Jones, came to Newton Co., MS to live after he died in Pickens Co., AL 8-26-1835. She died in 1850 in Newton Co., MS.
Several others buried here but names not known.

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