My hubby’s second great-grandfather, Fielding Monroe JOHNSON, was born November 30, 1844 in Hester, Marion County, Missouri to Albert Gallatin JOHNSON (1804-1871) and Mary Catherine TURNER (1811-1867). Fielding died December 12, 1920 in Fresno, California.
My hubby’s second great-grandmother, Sarah Elizabeth BARR, was born June 29, 1846 in Union Star, Brackenridge County, Kentucky to Jereboam Beauchamp (Jerry) BARR (1819-1891) and Eliza Ann DOWELL (1821-1857). Sarah died April 19, 1932 in Fresno, California.
Fielding and Sarah married September 12, 1869 in Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri. They lived in various parts of Marion County for many years until sometime between 1900 and 1910 when they moved to the Fresno area of California. They were buried in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Fresno, California.
Fielding and Sarah had seven children: Robert I. JOHNSON (1870-1950), Thomas J. JOHNSON (1872-1887), Francis M. JOHNSON (1874-1958), Marvin A. JOHNSON (1876-1963), Mary C. JOHNSON (1878-1923), Jerry Taylor JOHNSON (1881-1943), and Otis JOHNSON (1886-1968).
Their son, Jerry Taylor JOHNSON, and Josephine M. THAYLER (1879-1975) were the parents of Evelyn Iola JOHNSON (1908-1979).
Leonard Smith PARKER (1905-1988) and Evelyn were the parents of Jerry Edward PARKER (b. 1936) ~ my father-in-love.