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FRANCIS DESALES JOHNSON, SR. & LUCY EDWINA (MATTINGLY) JOHNSON

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December 26, 1916

Some Johnson Ancestors

Francis D. Johnson & Lucy C. Johnson

 

 

Francis Desales Johnson, Sr. was born on August 11, 1893 in Trent Hall, Maryland. He was the son of John Alexander & Mary (Hayes) Johnson.  On December 26, 1916 he married Lucy Edwina Mattingly in Chaptico, Maryland. Lucy was born on April 20, 1897 in Leonardtown, Maryland.  Her parents were James Thomas Mattingly and Medora Josephine Guy Mattingly.

During his lifetime Francis worked for the railroad and as a farmer.  Francis died on October 6, 1939 in Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. Francis is buried in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church Cemetery in  Morganza, MD.  Lucy died on June 1, 1983 in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Here is a wonderful picture of Francis and Lucy together, taken on their wedding day December 26, 1916.

Susan Gagliardi supplied this picture of some early Johnson ancestors, including a young Francis Desales Johnson.

FOOTNOTES

[1] Thomas Keating Johnson is buried in St. Joseph's RCC Cemetery and his tombstone lists him as born on March 5, 1917, died October 10, 1919, so he died in infancy.

Children are:

Thomas Keating * b. Mar. 5, 1917
John Mitchell I b. Nov. 17, 1917
Francis Desales, Jr. b. Mar. 15, 1920
Mary Cecelia b. Mar. 15, 1920
Margaret Elizabeth b. Aug. 20, 1921
Agnes Clarissa b. Jan. 21, 1924
Helen Teressa b. May 17, 1925
James Oscar b. Aug. 12, 1926
Alfred Paul b. Nov. 11, 1928
Joseph Allen, Sr. b. Mar. 20, 1931
Lillian Ann Marie b. Jul. 20, 1934
 
 

CHILDREN OF FRANCIS DESALES & LUCY EDWINA JOHNSON

Here are the children of Lucy and Francis Johnson.  From left to right: Joseph Johnson, Francis D. Johnson, Jr., Mary C. Johnson, Lillian A. Johnson, Margaret E. Johnson, Helen T. Johnson, Agnes C. Johnson, John M. Johnson, James O. Johnson (father of Thomas Francis Johnson) and Alfred P. Johnson.