Drucilla Onidy Ledbetter

3 November 1867–27 May 1953 (Age 85)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Drucilla Onidy

When Drucilla Onidy Ledbetter was born on 3 November 1867, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William Pleasant Ledbetter, was 27 and her mother, Sarah C. Austin, was 29. She married Isaac G Johnson on 3 November 1885, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 5, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 27 May 1953, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Antioch, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.

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Isaac G Johnson
Drucilla Onidy Ledbetter
Marriage: 3 November 1885
George Hardin Johnson
Minnie Ethel Johnson
Dewey Howard Johnson

Spouse and Children

3 November 1885
Davidson, Tennessee, United States


    George Hardin Johnson


    Minnie Ethel Johnson


    Dewey Howard Johnson


Parents and Siblings

    William Pleasant Ledbetter


    Sarah C. Austin





    Mary Addie Ledbetter


    Kate Ledbetter


    William Ledbetter


    Lucy K Ledbetter


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 11

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in lead, Middle English ledbetere, from Old English lēad ‘lead’ + the agent noun from bēatan ‘to beat’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Drucy Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Drney Ledbetter in entry for Minne Johnson Cullertson, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Drucy Ledbetter in entry for Dewey H. Johnson, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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