Tolivar JOHNSON

HAIRSTON.org ID#4123, b. 15 February 1813, d. 15 October 1890
Father*Benjamin Franklin JOHNSON b. a 1785, d. a 1850
Birth*Tolivar JOHNSON was born on 15 February 1813 in South Carolina.1 
He was the son of Benjamin Franklin JOHNSON
Marriage*Tolivar JOHNSON married Jane Jerusha HAWTHORNE in 1839.2 
Census 1850*Tolivar JOHNSON appeared on the census of 1850 in Saluda Regiment, Abbeville, South Carolina, Toliver 37, Jane J 30, Elizabeth A 10, Frances E 8, James W. 5, Marth J 3.3 
WillIn Jane (surname unknown)'s will dated 4 June 1853 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, Tolivar JOHNSON was named as an heir; Executor: David Keller, Esq. (wife is Nancy Lomax, daughter of William Lomax and Nancy Hairston)
Witnesses: John W. Lomax, Garlington Owens, Elizabeth B. Lomax.
Heirs: Nephew James Wesley Johnson, (son Jane Johnson and Toliver Johnson of Panola, MS), Thomas Johnston, James H Martin and wife Rachel Martin of Tippah, MS, William Gray (son of John Gray deceased), William Gray (son of James Gray deceased), Mary Ann Thompson, Sarah Jane Lomax (daughter of John and Elizabeth Lomax).
PDF copies of will are attached here.2
Census 1880*He appeared on the census of 1880 in Pleasant MT, Panola, Mississippi, Toliver 67, Francis 33, Robert A. 19.1 
Death*He died on 15 October 1890 in Mississippi at age 77. 
Burial*He was buried in Emory Cemetery, Panola, Mississippi

Family

Jane Jerusha HAWTHORNE b. 25 Apr 1820, d. 8 Jan 1880
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  2. [S276] Will of Jane Hairston - 4 June 1853, Abbeville County Will Box 131, Pack 3799, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
  3. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
Last Edited28 Sep 2014