12 September 1839–24 January 1918 (Age 78)
Malaga, Monroe, Ohio, United States
When Joseph Sylvester Johnson was born on 12 September 1839, in Malaga, Monroe, Ohio, United States, his father, Ezra Johnson Jr., was 34 and his mother, Catherine Carter, was 29. He married Rebecca A. Durnal on 12 August 1862, in Barnesville, Warren Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Branch Township, Marion, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Catlin Township, Marion, Kansas, United States for about 5 years. He died on 24 January 1918, in Peabody Township, Marion, Kansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Peabody, Marion, Kansas, United States.
Joseph Sylvester Johnson fought in the Civil War and was wounded in hip when a soldier stabbed him while he was lying on the ground. Due to this wound he was discharged according to my mother.
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