James F. Johnson

With the new knowledge of Rosetta's true maiden name, I searched and searched.  All I had at this point were indexes to records naming Rosetta, but I had not yet seen the actual records.  I found a few Rosetta Johnson's in earlier census but could not be sure I had the right one.  One had … Continue reading James F. Johnson

Rosetta Johnson

Rosetta was my first brick wall.  We knew she was known by three surnames, Crum, Truman, and Rhoads.  But what was her maiden name?  My Uncle has two  Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) posters, one for George Crum and one for Daniel Rhoads.  Somehow he knew her connection to George Crum, but little else.  The answer … Continue reading Rosetta Johnson