Johnson Family Genealogy Forum
Seeking any information on my materenal grandfather J. J. "Jack"? Johnson. He was supposedly born in Tennessee, but that cannot be verified. J. J. and my grandmother were married in Miller County, Arkansas on April 23, 1923. According to the marriage record, both lived in Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, at the time they were married. J. J. was 24, and Nora's age was reported as 19, but she was actually only 16 and a half at the time. According to family lore, J. J. left home before or after my mother, Francis Pearl Johnson, was born in September of 1924. No one knonws what happened to him. Grandmother then married Joseph Pruitt "Joe" Hill circa 1926. They had a son named Robert B. Hill in October of 1927. Grandmother Nora died of typhoid fever in November of 1928. Nora, Joseph and Robert are buried in Turkey Creek Cemetery, Hughes Springs, Cass County, Texas. Nora's grave is unmarked.
Any help would be appreciated.
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