2 Replies Latest reply on Mar 11, 2021 10:16 AM by Lisha Penn

    Seeking the parents & records of Bill Johnson

    Jaynea Keathley Wayfarer

      My 2nd great-grandfather named Bill Johnson was born on February 25, 1872 seven years after slavery in Mississippi. He died on June 2, 1977. His death was not reported to the Social Security Administration until October 1977. But he died on June 2, 1977. I am searching for his father or mother and brother and sister and even further. It is said that he, his brother, and sister were on the run after some white man hanged their father. They ran to Tallulah, Louisiana. Later in life, they returned to Mississippi. Bill returned to Mississippi with a wife and 3 kids. He eventually had 11 kids. His last name used to be Wilson but he changed it to Johnson. His wife was Emma Dunn. Please help me with this. I am trying to eventually trace back to Africa. But for now, I need information on who his dad, or mother, brother/sister is. I can't find anything.