SAMUEL SELLERS 1745
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HON. LEMUEL JOHNSON
Hon. Lemuel Johnson was born in Appling County May 5, 1814.
His parents were Duncan and Low Joyce. She was the daughter of Millander
and Mary Sellers. They were large land owners and slave holders. His
were named John M. and Polly. They were farmers, of Scotch-Irish descent.
His father was in Co. I, 26th Georgia regiment and served throughout
war. He was in the Army of Northern Virginia under General Stonewall
as a drummer boy of the regiment.
Lemuel Johnson received a common school education and is in the saw
and turpentine business at St. Marys. He has been in the lumber business
for forty years. He is a K. P. and Past Master Mason.
Mr. Johnson owns a farm of 300 acres in this county, his beautiful
at the corner of Gilmore and Miller streets; is director in the Bank of
Waycross; has been a member of the Georgia Senate three terms and has been
on some of the most important committees, including banks and finance,
was, in fact, on thirteen committees in all; was a member of the Board
of Education for 15 years and was a member of the Waterworks Commission
Lemuel Johnson married Miss Annie J. daughter of Charles and Eliza
of Pierce County. The children are Mrs. W. S. Branham, of Oxford, Ga.,
Mrs. F. M. Hawkins, of Jacksonville, Fla., Mrs. William Wadley, of
Ala., Alvin L., Clifford and George.
Ref: INDUSTRIAL EDITION OF THE WAYCROSS EVENING HERALD, Waycross,
June 1907, p. 36.
Jack Do you relate to him and her?? I just noted you are a
If so we must be kin.
Cinderella Sellers the Mother of Tobitha Lee who married Lewis Tillman
Taylor Sr. b. 1820 is the wife of James Lee. James Lee and George Lee
They were sons of John Lee of Ware Co. GA
I have a book on them and want to add to it.
I have my direct line back now working on cousins.
Are you one of them??
Where do you live??
My Grandmother Maybel Johns and Harley went to Polk County years ago to
visit with some of these folks.
They once came down from GA before they moved down to visit. They had just
arrived when they were told that Grannies Father had had a stroke back home
in GA. So they retured to him. His name was Albert Lewis Johns. He at
that time was married to Irene Alvira Nettles. His first wife my Grannies
Mother had died in 1911. Her name was Martha Jane Lee daughter of George
Lee and Francis Corbitt. George was the son of James Lee and Catherine
James was the son of George Lee and Rebecca Griffis.
This is the George Lee who was the brother of James Lee who married
My Grannie just died last year she was 95 years old. She kept
and taught us a lot about our families and who we were.
Are we kin??