JACOB & MARGARET JOHNSON MEMORIAL
Copyright ©1999,  2001 by Debra Blackard
 
 
    The sandstone slabs marking Jacob and Margaret Johnson's graves have stood sentry in the center of Minnow Creek Cemetery for more than 160 years.
    On 19 May 1999, a new gray granite monument with names and dates and additional historical information was placed at the foot of their graves. 
JOHNSON
JACOB                         MARGARET
1750/60 - C. 1837                          1760/70 - C. 1837
FIRST BURIALS IN 
MINNOW CREEK CEMETERY
Placed by Descendants - 1999
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    Jacob and Margaret Garrett JOHNSON were living in Surry Co., NC by 1783. They moved to  Lawrence Co., MS abt. 1829 with their son-in-law and daughter, Aaron & Middia MATTHEWS.  After the death of Aaron, c. 1836, Middia, her   nine children, parents, and Jacob Johnson, Jr. moved to Johnson Co., arriving abt. 1837.
    Their descendants:
    MATTHEWS, JOHNSON, STEWART, 
    RAGSDALE, PEARSON, 
    CHRONISTER, CINDLE, & LEWIS.
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Those who helped to make the Johnson Memorial a reality:

Descendants of 
Jacob Jr. & Minerva Owens Johnson 
Decendants of 
Aaron & Middia Johnson
Matthews
 Friends of the family and 
Minnow Creek Community 
Jo Ann Peeper
 Descendants of Daniel J. Matthews
Darrell & Katie McAlister Plank
Cathy Bush Cox
Faye Turner Wallace
Barbara Dillingham
Ina Linzy
Marie Miles
Marcie Matthews Martin
Columbus & Ruby Qualls Jones 
Descendants of 
Winnie Matthews Chronister
Jerry & Latricia Voss Lingenfelter
Isaac & Virginia Chronister Mobley
The E.O. Chronister Family
Bill T. Simpson
Edna Earle Wilkins Daniel
H. B. & Jo Chronister
Leon & Jean Price

Bill Couch's Original 
Arkansas Genealogy Site
Minnow Creek Cemetery Association
Descendants of 
Leudiann Matthews 
Ragsdale Pearson
Phyllis Ragsdale Jackson
Jessie Long
Memorial Marker
Margaret Matthews Ragsdale
Lewis W. Matthews
Lemuel K. Matthews

Jacob & Margaret Johnson
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Johnson County Genealogy

Pope County Genealogy

Minnow Creek 
Historical Research

Descendants of Enoch A. Matthews
Anna Page Fields
W.D. "Dub" Page
Steve Page
Joe S. & Joanie Smith
         in memory of 
         Neva Matthews Smith & 
         Myrtle Matthews Pine
John M. & Virginia Page
Judy Reynolds
Johnson County
Cemetery Index

Selected listings submitted by researchers and family members.

 
Descendants of 
Mary Jane Matthews Pearson
Morris & Ruby Pearson
Orville & Wanda Pearson
Wilson & Barbara Pearson
Dennis Pearson

Johnson County Obituary 
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