Pinkney Jordan Johnson

1859–1936 (Age 77)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Pinkney Jordan

When Pinkney Jordan Johnson was born on 11 November 1859, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Johnson, was 54 and his mother, Mary Eliza Ford, was 40. He married Sarah Frances 'Fannie' Crosby on 14 September 1884, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sullivan Twp, Laurens, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Princeton, Laurens, South Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 13 November 1936, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Laurens, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pinkney Jordan Johnson
Sarah Frances 'Fannie' Crosby
Marriage: 14 September 1884
Brooks Johnson
Blythe Crosby Johnson
Ada Johnson
Catherine Maude Johnson
Willie Mae Johnson
Gladys Johnson
Luke H. Johnson

Spouse & Children

14 September 1884
Anderson, South Carolina, United States


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin Franklin Johnson


  • Female1819–1891Female



  • Male1845–Male

  • James Peter Greenlee Johnson


  • James P. Johnson


  • Stephen Jackson Johnson


  • Reuben Josiah Johnson


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Pinckney Johnson in household of Benjamine Johnson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Pinckney Johnson in household of Benjamin Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Pinkney Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"

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