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Political: 1879 Politician Joseph W Johnson CDV, Easton, Fairfield CT


Johnson: 1879 CDV Carte de Visite Photograph of Johnson of Easton, CT

#S5013

On reverse: "Johnson of Easton on Seat Assembly, 1879" is handwritten in old period pencil on the reverse and "Johnson, of Easton" is handwritten on front, under his image (actually appears as Eaton). Photo Type: CDV Carte de Visite Photograph. Photographer: S.H. Waite, 275 Main St., Hartford, Litchfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut. (known to be photographer Stephen Waite or Stephen H. Waite 1832-1906 )

Note: Easton CT is in Fairfield County, Connecticut. This photo was found in Hampshire County Massachusetts.

Found in Public CT Political Records:
Connecticut General Assembly CGA Database
Note: Members of both Connecticut’s House of Representatives (1849 to present) and Senate (1776 to present) are contained in this database.
Politician: Joseph W. Johnson
Town: Easton
Chamber: House
Party: Republican
Terms Served: 1879, 1880
Date of Death: No Data

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Joseph W Johnson in the 1850 United States Federal Census
Age: 11
Birth Year: abt 1839
Birthplace: Connecticut
Home in 1850: Easton, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Household Members, Age
Zenus Johnson 50, farmer (also seen as Zenas Johnson)
Anna Johnson 47, wife
Joseph W Johnson 11

Joseph W Johnson
Birth 4 Aug 1838
Death 19 Jul 1896 (aged 57)
Burial: Mountain Grove Cemetery and Mausoleum
Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut

His wife, whom he married in 1859:
Martha Judith Nickerson Johnson 1842-1921
BIRTH 25 Feb 1842
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York
DEATH 23 Nov 1921 (aged 79)
BURIAL Mountain Grove Cemetery and Mausoleum
Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Her Father: Lorenzo Dow Nickerson 1813–1893
Her Mother: Hannah Johnson Nickerson 1816–1882
Her Siblings:
John Nelson Nickerson 1844–1910
Flora Janet Nickerson Sherwood 1855–1934

Interestingly, Joseph is not listed ias Zenus's son in the most obvious places on the web, but is clearly in the handwritten records. More work is needed on this wonderful clear photo. A great Connecticut / American antique political / politician historical piece.

Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy      Note: Hello from ~debra. I have spent years collecting over 10,000 ID’d lost family photos & paper from US flea markets & antique shops. I do the best gen research I can, but am always open to corrections. This is an original antique item, not a reprint. A new high quality rigid sleeve is included for extra protection, especially during shipping. You may buy a piece alone, or large intimate 300 dpi scans of the front and back sent immediately via email, or both. Please search carefully, as they are often found together and many may be related. I also invite you to join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. Thank you, enjoy! ~Debra Clifford (contact info on top bar)

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