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Albert J. "Ab" Johnson & Ida Yates Family

 

 

Children of Albert J. "Ab" Johnson & Ida Yates

L/R:  Emma, Eddie, Abbie, Gertrue, & Jack

 

Generation No. 1

      1.  Albert Jackson (Ab)2 Johnson  (Richard1) was born January 06, 1875 in Buffalo, Leon County, TX, and died February 17, 1941 in Conroe, Montgomery County, TX.  He married Ida Yates April 29, 1905 in Lufkin, Angelina County, TX, daughter of Samuel Yates and Della Waller.  She was born February 03, 1879 in Charlotte, Dickson County, TN, and died May 24, 1960 in Conroe, Montgomery County, TX.

Albert Jackson "Ab" Johnson was the son of Richard Johnson & Margaret Williamson.  Richard Johnson was born about 1841 in Alabama; Margaret Williamson was born about 1850 Alabama and died about 1880.  She died in a Yellow Fever epidemic and left three children, Laura, Lee, and Albert.  When their father was no longer able to care for the children after the death of their mother, relatives took the children to raise.  Laura went to live with a family by the surname of Cagle.  She later married a man by the name of Gorden.  Lee and Albert went to live with an aunt & uncle by the name of John & Nancy (Williamson) Smith.   Richard Johnson later remarried and had another family, but Laura, Lee, and Albert chose to remain with the families that had been taking care of them and never returned to live with their father.

More About Albert Jackson (Ab) Johnson:

-- FACT #1 -: 1910 Houston Co TX census living in the household of Sam H. Rook and Dovie & L.C.: Andrew J. Johnson (Albert J.) 36; Ida 30; Emma B.; Eddie 2.

-- FACT #2 -: 1920 Angelina Co TX census:  Albert J. Johnson; 47 TX, f. MS m.MS, Laborer Saw Mill; wife Ida, 42 TN, f.VA m.TN; Emma B., 13 TX; Eddie R., 11 TX; Abbie L., 8 TX; Gertrude, 3 11/12 TX; Albert E, 11/12 TX.  Living close to the Berry & Addie Johnson family.

-- FACT #3-: 1930 Houston Co TX Pct 1 Arbor Rd.: JOHNSON, Albert J., 57, m@30, TX TX TX, farm; Ida, wife, 53, m@28, TX TX TX; Abbie L., dau, 18, TX; Gertrude, dau, 14, TX; Albert, son, 10, TX

 

Burial: Both are buried in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

 

More About Ida Yates:

-- FACT #1 -: Ida Yates married W. E. Bell when she was 16 years old.  The family of Wilson Bell moved to Houston County about 1877 from TN.  It is very possible the Bell and Yates families left TN to TX at the same time.

-- FACT #1b2 -: Ida Yates-Bell then married  Elmon Smith who had a daughter; Mr. Smith abandoned Ida and his daughter, as well as their daughter (Della) after Della was born and diagnosed with a heart defect (hole in the heart).     

Children of Albert Johnson and Ida Yates are:

+     2             i.      Emma Beatrice3 Johnson, born March 24, 1906 in Lufkin, Angelina County, TX; died June 06, 1990 in Conroe, Montgomery County, TX.

+     3            ii.      Eddie Rebecca Johnson, born May 07, 1908 in Burke, Angelina Co., TX; died June 30, 1975 in Conroe, Montgomery County, TX.

+     4            iii.      Abbie Lee Johnson, born August 17, 1911 in Crockett, Houston County, TX; died December 08, 1964 in Nederland, Jefferson Co., TX.

+     5           iv.      Gertrue Elizabeth Johnson, born January 12, 1916 in Burke, Angelina County, TX; died April 06, 1994 in Crockett, Houston County, TX.

+     6            v.      Albert Edward "Jack" Johnson, born February 12, 1919 in Burke, Angelina Co., TX; died April 15, 1978 in Huffman, TX.

 

Generation No. 2

      2.  Emma Beatrice3 Johnson (Albert Jackson (Ab)2, Richard1) was born March 24, 1906 in Lufkin, Angelina County, TX, and died June 06, 1990 in Conroe, Montgomery County, TX.  She married (1) Edgar Crenshaw January 03, 1926 in Latexo, Houston County, TX.  He was born August 30, 1904 in Hillsbourgh, Hill County, TX, and died May 27, 1979 in Channelview, Harris County, TX.  She married (2) John Craven Isbell August 16, 1947 in Conroe, Montgomery County, TX, son of George Isbell and Julia Moffett.  He was born September 13, 1873 in Pankey, Grimes County, TX, and died October 04, 1973 in Conroe, Montgomery County, TX. She is buried in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

      3.  Eddie Rebecca3 Johnson (Albert Jackson (Ab)2, Richard1) was born May 07, 1908 in Burke, Angelina Co., TX, and died June 30, 1975 in Conroe, Montgomery County, TX.  She married Fred Cline November 21, 1926 in Latexo, Houston County, TX.  He was born May 19, 1895 in Oklahoma Territory, OK, and died February 18, 1984 in Grangerland, Montgomery Co.,TX.

      4.  Abbie Lee3 Johnson (Albert Jackson (Ab)2, Richard1) was born August 17, 1911 in Crockett, Houston County, TX, and died December 08, 1964 in Nederland, Jefferson Co., TX.  She married Marlin Clifton Land, Sr. May 24, 1931 in Crockett, Houston County, TX, son of James Land and Martha Bearden.  He was born May 05, 1910 in Crockett, Houston County, TX, and died October 12, 1963 in Houston, Harris County, TX.  Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Crockett, Houston Co., TX

      5.  Gertrue Elizabeth3 Johnson (Albert Jackson (Ab)2, Richard1) was born January 12, 1916 in Burke, Angelina County, TX, and died April 06, 1994 in Crockett, Houston County, TX.  She married (1) Oscar (Bo) Bryan Colquitt Nichols February 18, 1935 in Crockett, Houston County, TX, son of Andrew Nichols and Nancy Bryson.  He was born October 11, 1912 in Corsicana, Navarro County, TX, and died March 09, 1961 in Crockett, Houston County, TX. 

       6.  Albert Edward (Jack)3 Johnson (Albert Jackson (Ab)2, Richard1) was born February 12, 1919 in Burke, Angelina Co., TX, and died April 15, 1978 in Huffman, TX.  He married Elsie S. Ramey January 24, 1940 in Crockett, Houston County, TX, daughter of Edgar Ramey and Ivy Land.  She was born November 14, 1924 in Crockett, Houston County, TX, and died April 04, 2004 in Bossier City, LA.  He is buried in the Grandview Memorial Park Cemetery, Pasadena, Harris Co., TX

 

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