YORK Township

~~families and homes~~

Clark County, Wisconsin


- Oney Johnson -

Oney Johnson  (son of Oney and Mary Johnson) was born February 14, 1845 in Newton Centre, Pennsylvania, and died February 23, 1906 in Wisconsin.  In March 1879 he came to Clark County, Wisconsin and bought land in the Town of York.  He married Nancy Ann Stark July 19, 1868 in Schultzville, Pennslyvania, daughter of Daniel Stark and Naomi Hoover.  She was born October 26, 1850 in Schultzville, Pennsylvania, and died July 19, 1936 in Wisconsin (probably in York Township, Clark County).  Both Oney and Nancy Johnson are buried in Windfall Cemetery at Granton, Wisconsin.

Oney Johnson Nancy Johnson Evah Canfield Justin Johnson Naomi  Stark

Children of Oney Johnson and Nancy Stark were:

Evah Ann Johnson, born April 25, 1869 in Suskehanna County, Pennsylvania; died June 01, 1949 in Owen, Wisconsin.  She married Judson Chinney Canfield December 25, 1886 in York Township, Clark County, Wisconsin; born September 30, 1867 in New York; died May 30, 1910 in Marshfield, Wisconsin from self-inflicted wounds.  Both Judson and Evah Canfield are buried in Windfall Cemetery at Granton, Wisconsin.

Noble Johnson, born about May 1871 in Pennsylvania; died about August 1909 in New York.  He married a woman named Aurora in about September 1899; she was born about January 1873 in Pennsylvania.  The 1880 Census for York Township, Clark County, Wisconsin shows Noble Johnson living with his parents and three siblings.  However, as a young man he must have moved back to Pennsylvania as the 1900 Census for Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania lists a Noble Johnson working as a railroad brakeman.

Justus Johnson, born November 20, 1872 (probably near Scranton, Pennsylvania); died February 14, 1890 in York Township, Clark County, Wisconsin.  One newspaper source indicates that Justus Johnson was 17 years, 2 months, 24 days old when he was killed in a logging accident.  He is buried in Windfall Cemetery at Granton, Wisconsin.  Justus and Justin Johnson were twin brothers.

Justin John Johnson, born November 20, 1872 near Scranton, Pennsylvania; died December 30, 1949 in Winnebago County, Wisconsin.  He first married Anna McMahon October 23, 1895 in Neillsville, Wisconsin; born about 1870 in Essex County, New York; died September 17, 1924 in York Township, Clark County, Wisconsin.  He then married a Mrs. Matthews January 13, 1926; she died February 09, 1926 in York Township, Clark County, Wisconsin.

Oney Johnson's house in Section 25 on Romadka Road

(Nancy in middle, Oney on right)





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