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Samuel Parsons Johnson

Query posted July 1, 2003

My name is Greg Johnson and I am the great-grandson of Samuel Parsons (S.P.) Johnson and Susan Eliza Beck of Carroll County. They lived in Vaiden for most of their lives. S.P. is buried in Old Salem Cemetery. I haven't been able to locate Susan's burial place yet. If she's in Old Salem, her grave is unmarked. She died December 30, 1930, but I'm not sure where she was living at the time of her death. After S.P. died, she went to live with a daughter in Red Banks (Marshall County) in northern MS. I've also heard she lived with a son Thomas Johnson in Ruleville (Sunflower County). The search continues. 

I've been compiling information on them, their family, their ancestor and their descendents off and on for a few years now (as much as my real job and family allow!). Recently found the Carroll County site that you coordinate and thought I'd introduce myself. 

I need to put together a biography for your site. I also have some nice photos of S.P. and Susan. You can view them on my own website (www.metryman.com). Click on Genealogy and then find the link with their name on it. Scroll down to see the photos (click on them to enlarge). 

I live in the New Orleans area, which is where one of S.P. and Susan's sons (my grandfather) moved to from Vaiden back in the early 1900's. 

If there are other sites and sources that you think would be helpful in my ongoing research, please let me know. You can e-mail me at this address 

Greg Johnson  


Carroll County


I am John Hansen, volunteer County Coordinator for Carroll County, Mississippi.  I have family lines from here and hence my interest in establishing as much information as possible on early Carroll County History.

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