- [Adapted by Alaric Faulkner from reminiscences of Lizzie Tait Gallaher, Notes of Stella Fox Beam]
They [Lizzie and Thompson] settled on his Uncle Thompson Douglas's farm near Sabina [Ohio]--adjoining his father's homestead. Elizabeth Ann (Annie) was born there. She weighed 3 lbs. 2 ounces. Had to make all new clothes--his Aunt Lizzie came up to help--weighed only 12 pounds at one year--born in November 1867, Like a walking doll--talking, etc. early.
Stayed there till September following Annie's birth when they got the western fever with a lot of young couples--had to almost give away their new furniture and tools and implements. Started with a large team, covered wagon along with several other young soldier boys and their wives. The relatives cooked chickens etc. to last for several days. Starting for Nebraska.
1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Francis W Johnson
Age in 1910: 57
Estimated birth year: abt 1853 [?]
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1910: Ellicott, Chautauqua, New York
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On April 28, 1910 Francis W Johnson (51 [?], Farmer and Laborer) b. in NY of NY parents, was living on Brick Road, Ellicott, Chautauqua Co, NY. This was his second marriage. With him was his wife of 2 years, Elizabeth A Johnson (41, none) b. in Ohio of an Ohio father and a Scottish mother who was in her first marriage. Also living with them was Gladys M Johnson (19, none) b. in NY of NY parents, who was Francis Johnson's daughter by his first marriage.
1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Francis Johnson
Age: 61 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1859
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1920: Ellicott, Chautauqua, New York
Home owned: Own
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Mother's Birth Place: New York
Father's Birth Place: New York
On Feb 27, 1920 Francis Johnson (61, Carpenter, Worsted Mill) b. in NY of NY parents owned a house on Harriston St Extension, Falconer Village, Ellicott Twp, Chautauqua Co, NY. With him was his wife Elizabeth Ann Johnson (51) b. in Ohio of an Ohio father and a Scottish mother.
1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Elizabeth Gallaher
Estimated birth year: abt 1844
Relation to head-of-house: Mother
Home in 1930: Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania
On April 7, 1930 Annie Johnson (62, widow, none) b in Ohio was renting in an apartment at 88 East Main Street in Bradford, PA for $18 per month. With her was her mother, Elizabeth Gallaher (86, widow, none) b. in Scotland. They had no radio., , , [2, 3, 5, 6]