Rachel Louisa JOHNSON[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]
Female 1892 - 1980


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  • Birth  9 Aug 1892  , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 7, 8
    • Aug 1892, Georgia -> stated on 1900 census
      09 Aug 1892, Georgia -> death certificate
      9 Aug 1892 -> SSDI
    Gender  Female 
    Census  11 Jun 1900  Stock Hill, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Rachael L. (7) appeared in the household of "Rubin P. Johnson" (46) as his daughter. She was born Aug 1892. She and both parents were born in Georgia. She attended school 3 months during the year. The household included Martha J. (45), Albert M. (18), Junie L. (15), Nancy V. (13), Mary M. (10), and Delah M. (3). The family lived on a farm, which they owned.

      Reuben and Martha's son, John W., appeared next door.
    Census  1910  Stock Hill, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Rachael (17) appeared in the household of Newton C. Ward (19) as his wife. She and Newt had been married less than one year (the number of months is difficult to read). She was the mother of one child, who was still living. She and both parents were born in Georgia. She was literate. Their home was rented and was a farm. The household included Nellie (1 month).

      Rachel's brother, John W. Johnson, appeared in the next household up.
    Census  1920  Stock Hill, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Rachel (27) appeared in the household of Newton C. Ward (28) as his wife. They rented their home, which was a farm. She was married and was literate. She and both parents were born in Georgia. She had no occupation. The household included Nellie (9), Ruby (7), Worth (5), Elleree (3), Bondell (1), and Martha J. Johnson (65).

      Martha Johnson was Rachel's mother. Newt's parents, William and Mary Ward, lived two households up.

      1920 Census Analysis Newton C. Ward Household
    Residence  1925  Newport, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Residence recorded on Ann's birth certificate.
    Census  1930  Stock Hill, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation  Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Pencil Packer 
    • Her usual occupation, as reported on her death certificate, was pencil packer at a talc company.
    Residence  12 Dec 1939  Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    RFD #1
    RFD #1 
    Occupation  From 1962 to 1974  Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Quilter 
    Residence  1980  Route # 6 - Box 145, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died  16 Feb 1980  Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 12
    • *She died at Murray County Memorial Hospital in Chatsworth. Cause of death was "A.S.H.D. - Ventricular Fibrillation." -> death certificate

      *Feb 1890 -> SSDI
    Buried  18 Feb 1980  Johnson Cemetery, Stock Hill, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12
    Notes 
    • Name:
      Rachel Ward ->1920 census
      Rachael Ward ->1910 census
      Rachel Ward -> SSDI
      Rachael L. Johnson -> 1900 census
      Rachael Johnson -> Anne's birth certificate

      Connection to parents:
      *Her parents are reported as Rubin Johnson and Martha Garrett on her death certificate.
      *Named as Rubin P. Johnson's daughter -> 1900 census
    Person ID  I1555  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified  6 Oct 2012 

    Father  Reuben Phillip JOHNSON,   b. 3 Sep 1853, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1911, Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Martha Jane GARRETT,   b. 7 Jun 1854, , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1929, , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1877 
    Family ID  F29  Group Sheet

    Family  Newton Coleman WARD,   b. 24 Oct 1890, Newport, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1974, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Jun 1909  , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13, 14
    • Newton Ward is named as the spouse of Rachel Louisa Ward on her death certificate.
      ", daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Ward became the bride of John Edward Hemphill. . .Mrs. Hemphill is her parents' youngest daughter, her sisters being Mrs. Prince Beavers and Mrs. John Fain, both of Blue Ridge; Mrs. Grady Johnson of Gainesville, Mrs. John Thomas, of Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Glenn Stewart and Mrs. Robert Fortenberry."
    Children 
    >1. Nellie M. WARD,   b. 31 Jan 1910, , probably Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1999
    >2. Ruby Lee WARD,   b. 26 Feb 1912, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1989, , Hall, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Worth WARD,   b. 3 Jun 1914, , probably Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1939, Morganton, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ellaree WARD,   b. 10 Aug 1916, , probably Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1997
    >5. Bondell WARD,   b. 27 Nov 1918, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 2008, North Olmstead, Cuyahoga, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Thelma WARD,   b. 10 Apr 1921, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 2009, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Pearl WARD,   b. 15 Apr 1923, Newport, Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 2002, Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Living
    Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Last Modified  12 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F28  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Johnson Sisters
    Johnson Sisters
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Johnson Siblings at Crabapple
    Johnson Siblings at Crabapple
    (L to R: Henry, Albert Monroe, Nancy Verdonie Johnson Souther, Mary Johnson Brown, Rachel Louisa Johnson Ward and Delia Johnson Garrett. Picture was taken in Crabapple, Georgia at the house that Albert Monroe "Roe" built)

    photo used with permission of the owner
    Cohutta Talc Mine
    Cohutta Talc Mine
    Newt Ward worked in the mine and Rachel (Johnson) Ward cooked there.
    Cohutta Talc Mine
    Cohutta Talc Mine
    where my great-grandfather worked
    Memaw and Pepaw Ward in front of the mill
    Memaw and Pepaw Ward in front of the mill
    Newt Ward and Rachel Johnson
    Newt Ward and Rachel Johnson
    My great-grandparents, when they were courting. They are seated at the far left.

  • Sources 
    1. [S321] Murray County, Georgia; Murray County Probate Court's Office, Chatsworth., death certificate; 004040; 1980; Rachel Louisa Ward (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S356] 1920 U. S. Census, Fannin County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T625, roll 256., Stockhill District; 40; sheet 1-B; dwelling 14, family 14; Newton C. Ward household; accessed; 8 April 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S358] 1910 U. S. Census, Fannin County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T624, roll 182., Stock Hill; 28; 9-B; dwelling 62, household 62; Newton C. Ward household; accessed; 12 April 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S301] Social Security Administration, "U.S. Social Security Death Index," database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ), , ., accessed; 13 February 2012; Rachel Ward; SS no. [privately held]; before 1951 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S347] 1900 U. S. Census, Fannin County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T623, roll 195., Stock Hill District; 29; sheet 5-A (penned), p. 343 (stamped); dwelling 85, family 85; Rubin P. Johnson household; accessed; 4 March 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S495] Fannin County, Georgia; Probate Court's Office, Blue Ridge., birth certificate; 59860; 1925; Anna Lee Ward (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S321] Murray County, Georgia; Murray County Probate Court's Office, Chatsworth., death certificate; 004040; 1980; Rachel Louisa Ward (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S351] Johnson/Stock Hill Cemetery (Stock Hill, Georgia; Latitude: 34.72170, Longitude: -84.24670), ; , ., Rachel and Newton C. Ward monumental inscription; 19 July 2009; photographed by Tonia Kendrick (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S355] 1930 U. S. Census, Fannin County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); National Archives and Records and Administration microfilm publication T626, roll 355., Stock Hill Mil. District 1488; 56-19; sheet 1-B; dwelling 16, family 16; Newton C. Ward household; accessed; 30 December 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S262] , , , Application for Account Numbers (Form SS-5), Social Security Administration, Baltimore, Maryland., Newton Coleman Ward; SS No. 253-22-0503; 12 December 1939 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S353] Olivene Godfrey, "Mrs. N. C. Ward Makes Quilts," Georgia Life (Autumn 1974), ., 12-13 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S351] Johnson/Stock Hill Cemetery (Stock Hill, Georgia; Latitude: 34.72170, Longitude: -84.24670), ; , ., Rachel and Newton C. Ward monumental inscription; 19 July 2009; photographed by Tonia Kendrick (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S133] Internet.
      Abbrev: Fannin County Marriages
      Title: Fannin County Marriage Book
      Page: Book D, page 387.

    14. [S307] , Hemphill Family Scrapbook; privately held by D. H. Davis, [address for private use], Chatsworth, Georgia, 2009., "Ward-Hemphill Wedding Told"; published in The Chatsworth Times, 12 Dec 1946; In 2009, Ms. Davis provided her scrapbook to the author and allowed her to scan the contents (Reliability: 2).




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