Josephus Shuff Johnson & Orpha Violindy Varner
The Joseph and Josephus in the census records of Springfield or Springhill, Greene, Pennsylvania is this Josephus with his parents John and Permelia.
1850, JOHNSON, John, age 58, b PA, laborer; wife, Permelia, age 39, b. PA; sons, Milton, age 14, b. PA; Jair, age 6, b. PA and Joseph, age 3, b. PA.
1860 census: JOHNSON, JAHU, age 64, b. NC, he was a "chairmaker" (and I believe is a 2nd husband); wife, Permelia, age 47, b. PA; living with them, John M. (Milton?), age 23, b. PA and Susanna, age 20, b. PA (prob his wife); James W., age 17, b. PA (must be Jair); Josepha S (?could be G? on original?), age 13, b. PA and lastly, Jahu N., age 1, b. PA. Frank Bertan Johnson, 1895, not in picture. ... show more