Father: George Leamon Johnson
Mother: Mary Maude Jones
Spouse-1: Virginia Lee Brown
b: 1919/1920 - Jackson Twp., Gentry Co., MO
m: 9/Apr/1936 - Gentry Co., MO - div: 1941
Child-1: John Richard Clay - b: 2/Nov/1937 - Cooper Twp.,
Gentry Co., MO
d: 17/May/1938 - Missouri Methodist Hosp., St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., MO - bur: Lafayette Cem., Nodaway Co.
2: Juanita Belle
Spouse-2: Wilma Nadine Hastings
m: 10/Jul/1942 - King City, Gentry Co., MO
Child-1: Glenn Aaron
2: Melvin LeRoy
3: Ralph Ellis
4: Alice Marilyn
5: Martin Randall (Randy)
6: Danny Lee - b: 23/May/1954 - Jackson Twp., Gentry Co., MO
d: 18/Jun/1972 - Jackson Twp., Gentry Co., MO - bur: Lafayette Cem., Nodaway Co.
7: Susie Irene
8: Eldon Clay
9: Darren Leamon
Harry Clay Johnson was born in Cooper Township in Gentry County, Missouri, on March 13, 1914. He was the son of George Leamon and Mary Maude Jones Johnson. He married Virginia Brown on April 9, 1936. They were the parents of two children, one of which did not survive to adulthood. Harry and Virginia divorced in 1941 after which he married Wilma Nadine Hastings. They settled on a farm in Jackson Townshipe and were the parents of nine children. Sadly their son, Danny Lee, was killed in an automobile accident in June of 1972.1 Harry and Wilma are both buried in Lafayette Cemetery.Source Notes and Citations:
1. "Survivors: Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Harry Johnson; Brothers: Glenn A. Johnson, Ralph E. Johnson both of Stanberry, MO.; Martin R. Johnson, Eldon C. Johnson & Darren Johnson, all of the home; Melvin L. Johnson, Harlingen, Texas; Sisters: Mrs. Alice M. Johnson, Oklahoma City, Okla.; Miss Susie I. Johnson, of the home; Step-Sister: Mrs. Juanita Clevenger, Rialto, Calif.; Maternal Grandmother, Mrs. Bessie Hastings, Snider, Colo.---Killed in Auto Accident" (obituary: Albany Ledger; Albany, MO, Wed., Jun. 21, 1972.)
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2. 1940 US Census Population Schedule for Gentry County, Missouri, National Archives, Washington DC: pg. 79A, (microfilm: roll T627_2106; img. 521).
3. Death Master File, Social Security Administration, Washington, DC, continuously updated.
4. Lafayette Cemetery, Nodaway County, Missouri (www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=179853&CScn=Lafayette&CScntry=4&CSst=26&CScnty=1470&, continuously updated).
5. Death Certificates, Missouri State Archives, Office of the Secretary of State, Jefferson City, MO, (Death Certificate No. 17756 - Bureau of Vital Statistics, State of Missouri, Jefferson City, MO).
6. Nadine McCampell, Johnson Family History, The Printery, Albany, MO, 1982: pgs. 213-23.
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