Joseph Clinton Johnston
Joseph Clinton Johnston was born on February 9, 1881 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He was the fourth of five children known to be born to Joseph Finis Johnston and Elizabeth Jane Boggess. Joe was raised on the family farm in Court House, Muhlenberg County.
In 1910, Joe married Josephine Neal in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He was 28 years old, and she was 18 years. Josie was born on July 24, 1891 in Kentucky. After their marriage, Joe and Josie settled down on a farm on Main Cross St. in Greenville, Muhlenberg County. They had three children, as follows:
Reginald Terry born 1912
Elizabeth Christine born March 9, 1916
Anna Helen born 1918
Joe enlisted for service during World War I on September 12, 1918. He described himself as medium height and build, with grey eyes and light hair. Joe was not a veteran of World War I.
Joseph Clinton Johnston died on November 10, 1956 in the city of Fulton, Fulton County, Kentucky. He was 75 years old at his death. Josephine went on to live another three decades after the death of her husband. She died on February 7, 1986 in Murray, Calloway County, Kentucky, at the age of 94.
Notes for Joseph Clinton Johnston
Birth, Occupation, Military, Residence in 1918, Physical Description: Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.
Marriage: Year: 1930; Census Place: Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky; Roll: 771; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 15; Image: 965.0.
Death: Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Original data: Commonwealth of Kentucky, Health Data Branch, Division of Epidemiology and Health Planning. Kentucky Death Index, 1911-present. Frankfort, KY, USA: Kentucky Department of Information Systems.
Notes for Josephine Neal
Birth and Death: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006. Number: 404-03-1187; Issue State: Kentucky; Issue Date: Before 1951. And: Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.
Notes for Elizabeth Christine Johnston
Birth: Kentucky Birth Collection, 1852-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.