Lorenzo Dow Johnson
and Ellen Burke

Lorenzo Dow Johnson - Photo Submitted by Alberta Champion
Lorenzo Dow Johnson b 27 Apr 1850 Pike Co KY d 26 Apr 1927; buried Long Fork Shelby Creek, Pike Co KY; s/o Robert Bob Johnson and Esther Frances "Easter" Branham. Lorenzo Dow Johnson m. 10 Jun 1868 Letcher Co KY to Ellen Burke b 1849 Pike Co KY; d/o Isaac Burke and Nancy Johnson. Children of Lorenzo Dow Johnson and Ellen Burke;

1. William J Johnson b 1869 Pike Co KY; m. Vina Unknown.

2. Bud Johnson b 1870

3. Hannah Johnson b Aug 1873 Pike Co KY; m. 9 Feb 1888 to Joseph Branham b 1867 Pike Co KY; s/o James Wesley Branham and Mary "Polly" Belcher.

4. Lorine Johnson b 1874 Pike Co KY; m. 11 Nov 1893 Letcher Co KY to George W Stewart b Jun 1874 Pikeville, Pike Co KY; s/o Thomas "Tom" Stewart and Susannah "Susie" Fleming. Lorine Johnson m. 12 Jan 1888 Pike Co KY to James W Branham b 1870 Pike Co KY; s/o James Wesley Branham and Polly Ann Belcher.

5. Mary Elizabeth "Tump" Johnson b Dec 1875 Pike Co KY; buried Long Fork Shelby Creek, Pike Co KY; m. about 1895 to John Wesley Stewart b 1873 Pike Co KY d 1954; buried Long Fork Shelby Creek, Pike Co KY; s/o Thomas Tom Stewart and Susannah Fleming.

6. Esther F Johnson b 1878 Pike Co KY; m. John Glimpse.


Lorenzo Dow Johnson
and Amy Johnson

Lorenzo Dow Johnson b 27 Apr 1850 Pike Co KY d 26 Apr 1927; buried Long Fork Shelby Creek, Pike Co KY; s/o Robert Bob Johnson and Esther Frances "Easter" Branham. Lorenzo Dow Johnson m. 22 Nov 1890 Pike Co KY to Amy Johnson; d/o David Doc "Dee" Johnson and Sarah "Sally" Justice.


Lorenzo Dow Johnson and
Matilda Jane Branham

Lorenzo Dow Johnson b 27 Apr 1850 Pike Co KY d 26 Apr 1927; buried Long Fork Shelby Creek, Pike Co KY; s/o Robert Bob Johnson and Esther Frances "Easter" Branham. Lorenzo Dow Johnson m. 11 May 1892 Pike Co KY to Matilda Branham b about 1850.


Lorenzo Dow Johnson and
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Collier

L-R: Vina, Thelma, Lorenzo, Robert, Cynthia, Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Collier), Ola and Caldonia Johnson
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Collier - Photo Submitted by Alberta Champion
L-R: Thelma, Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Collier), Caldonia and Vina Johnson
Lorenzo Dow Johnson b 27 Apr 1850 Pike Co KY d 26 Apr 1927; buried Long Fork Shelby Creek, Pike Co KY; s/o Robert Bob Johnson and Esther Frances "Easter" Branham. Lorenzo Dow Johnson m. 20 Nov 1897 Letcher Co KY to Elizabeth "Lizzie" Collier b 11 Nov 1882 Millstone, Letcher Co KY d 24 Sept 1951 Fleming Hospital, Fleming Letcher Co KY; buried Hemphill - Jackhorn, Letcher Co KY; d/o James W Collier and Polly Yonts. Children of Lorenzo Dow Johnson and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Collier;

1. Cynthia Johnson b 3 Oct 1905 Speight, Pike Co KY d 3 Sept 1988 Whitesburg ARH, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. Hayes Little s/o Stephen Little b 7 Apr 1855 Floyd Co KY and Mary Polly Little. Cynthia Johnson m. Clabe Potter; s/o Reuben Potter and Arminda Hall.

2. Robert "Pud" Johnson b 21 Jan 1911 Speight, Pike Co KY d 2 Dec 1985 Wise ARH, Wise Co VA, age 74 years, 10 months and 1 day; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Ermine, KY; m. 12 May 1928 Goose Creek, KY to Tony Bates b 15 Jul 1911 Dry Creek, KY d 31 Jan 1986 Whitesburg ARH, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY age 74 years, 6 months, 16 days, buried Green Acres Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; d/o John W Bates and Susannah Hall. Robert "Pud" Johnson was at the time of his passing, a retired coal miner who had worked for over 26 years in the mines; a member of the Hemphill, KY Church of Christ for over 30 years; and he had been a member of the United Mine Workers Association for over 30 years.

3. Vina Johnson b 26 Oct 1898 Speight, Pike Co KY d 24 Nov 1978 Speight, KY; buried Speight, Pike Co KY; m. William Boyd "Boy" Johnson (aka Willie) b 15 Jul 1895 d 9 Mar 1969; buried Speight, Pike Co KY; s/o James Bard Johnson and Mary Burke.

4. Caldonia Johnson b 5 Feb 1901 d 18 Jan 1988 Kingsport Sullivan Co TN; m. 8 Nov 1928 Hartley Pike Co KY to Kennis Johnson b 23 Oct 1905 Pike Co KY d 14 Oct 1991 Whitesburg ARH, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Hemphill Cemetery, Jackhorn, Letcher Co KY; s/o Lorenzo Dow Johnson and Annie Johnson.

5. Thelma Johnson b 21 Jan 1901/1903 Speight Pike Co KY d 25 Jan 1979 Whitesburg ARH, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Hemphill Cemetery, Hemphill, Letcher Co KY; m. 1 Jul 1921 Pike Co KY to Ashley Johnson b 4 Mar 1891/1894 Long Fork - Speight, Pike Co KY d 21 Jul 1985 Hemphill, KY; buried Hemphill Cemetery, Hemphill, Letcher Co KY; s/o Jeptha Johnson and Nancy Burke.

6. Amanda Johnson b 21 Mar 1917 d 11 May 2006 Johnson Co Memorial Hospital, Greenwood, IN; buried Hemphill Cemetery, Hemphill, KY (obituary) m. Basil Hall b 10 Aug 1912 d 2 Jan 1994, (obituary); s/o Cooney Hall Sr (aka Samp) and Minerva Hall Webb.  Child of Amanda Johnson and Basil Hall;

i. Harlene Hall m. Male Ferrand. Child; I. Andy Ferrand; Children of Andy Ferrand; I.i. Amanda Leigh Ferrand I.ii. Andrea Christina Ferrand.

7. Viola Ola Johnson b 26 Mar 1906 d 16 Feb 1943; m. 8 Oct 1924 to Arsley Johnson b 1905; s/o Winfield Scott Johnson and Dilla Little. Arsley Johnson m. 2 Apr 1944 to Hazel Mae Bentley b 1923 d 1 Mar 1998 KY; d/o Andrew J Bentley and Marilyn Evelyn Burke.


Elizabeth "Lizzie" Collier
and Roy Spencer

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Collier b 11 Nov 1882 Millstone, Letcher Co KY d 24 Sept 1951 Fleming Hospital, Fleming Letcher Co KY; buried Hemphill - Jackhorn, Letcher Co KY; d/o James W Collier and Polly Yonts. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Collier m. Roy Spencer.


OBITUARY OF AMANDA (JOHNSON) HALL

Amanda Hall, age 89, of Greenwood, Indiana, formerly of Letcher County, Kentucky, passed away Thursday May 11, 2006, at Johnson County Memorial Hospital, Greenwood, Indiana. She was born at Speight, Kentucky, and lived most of her life in Letcher County. She was a mother and a homemaker and had worked as an administrative assistant at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg, Kentucky. Amanda was a member of the Church of Christ and was also an Honorary Kentucky Colonel.  She was a daughter of the late L.D. Johnson & Elizabeth (Collier) Johnson, and was also preceded in death by her husband, Basil Hall; a brother; and five sisters. Survivors include her daughter, Harlene Ferrand, Greenwood, Indiana; a grandson, Andy Ferrand, Indianapolis, Indiana; two great-granddaughters, Amanda Leigh Ferrand and Andrea Christina Ferrand, of Indianapolis, Indiana; and great-grandson, Adein Anthony Ferrand, also of Indianapolis, Indiana; and a host of other relatives and friends. In Memory Of Amanda Hall -- Born March 21, 1917 -- Passed Away, May 11, 2006. Graveside Services & Interment 11:00 AM, Saturday May 13, 2006 Hemphill Cemetery Hemphill, Kentucky; Pallbearers: Family Members & Friends; Funeral Arrangements Cared For By Carty Funeral Home Fleming-Neon, Kentucky.


OBITUARY OF BASIL HALL

Basil Hall, son of the late Cooney and Minerva Hall was born at Deane, Kentucky on August 10, 1912. He passed from this life suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday, January 2, 1994 making his stay here on earth 81 years, 4 months and 22 days.  Basil married Amanda Johnson at Whitaker, Kentucky on July 22, 1935.  Basil was a retired miner having worked for over 29 years in the coal fields. He has been a member of the U.M.W.A. for over 50 years. He has also been a Christian and member of the Hemphill Church of Christ for 41 years.  He is survived by his wife Amanda of Jackhorn, KY; daughter: Harlene Ferrand of Greenwood, lnd; grandson: Anthony E. Ferrand of Indianapolis, lnd; great granddaughters: Amanda L. & Andrea C. Ferrand; sisters: Matilda Brown of Ft. Pierce Fla; Georiga Rose & Mildred Collier both of Wise, Va; brothers: Leonard Hall & Samp Hall Jr., both of Pekin, lnd; Robert E. Hall of Jackhorn, Ky; Urias Hall of Jackson, Ohio. Also surviving are a host of other relatives and friends.  He was loved and respected by everyone that knew him and his family will miss him and always love him.  Funeral Services for Basil Hall will be conducted at the Banks Funeral Home Fleming-Neon, Kentucky on Wednesday, January 5, 1994 at 11 :00 am. Pallbearers: Relatives and Friends. Officiating Ministers: Robert E. Hall. Burial will follow in the Hemphill Cemetery Jackhorn, Kentucky. Arrangements handled by Banks Funeral Home Fleming-Neon, Kentucky.


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