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Daguerreotype of Joseph Hiram Johnson taken about the time of his wedding to Mary Ann Ivey in Petersburg, Virginia at Washington Street Methodist Episcopal Church on june 8, 1854. Joseph was a printer by trade in Petersburg and later in Richmond where he lived after the Civil War.He received a Certificate of Exemption from Conscription from the Confederacy due to a bad ankle.The family Bible lists his mother as Mary Leslie.Joseph and Mary Ann had 9 children, only two survived to adulthood ( Asa and George Tyree).The family burial plot is in Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg.
in Petersburg, Virginia USA


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