Sarah (Sally) Amanda Appleby
William D. Johnson
Husband: William D. Johnson
Born: 1843 Place: Franklin County, North Carolina
Parents: Asa Johnson, (born 1810, North Carolina &
Catherine, ( born 1815 North Carolina)
Occupation: House Carpenter
Married: 1866; Missouri
Spouse: Sarah (Sally) Amanda Appleby
Born: 12 July 1844 Place: Dade County, Missouri
Died: 1926 Place: Moody, McLennan County, Texas
Parents: John Appleby & Jane (Long) Appleby
Children of William & Sally (Appleby) Johnson:
1. Weldon G. Johnson
Born 1868 Place: Missouri
2. Frances C. Johnson
Born: 29 Dec 1869 Place: Missouri
3. Asa Donald Johnson
Born: 1872 Place: Missouri
4. Flora A. Johnson
Born: 1875 Place: Texas
Married: John Rice
5. James B. Johnson
Born: 1877 Place: Texas
6. Nettie Jane Johnson
Born: 1880 Place: Texas
Died 5 July 1849
7. Gerald Johnson
Born ca. 1888 Place: Texas
8. William O. Johnson
Born: 1892 Texas
Several different middle initials were given for William Johnson, on different census records, with 'D' being favored.
Sisters, Sarah and Frances Appleby were left Orphans when father, John, died in 1858 and mother, Jane, died before
1860. Sarah would have been about 14 years of age and Frances would have been about 12 years old.
1860 Federal Census for Looney, Twp Polk County, Missouri: Parents of William D. Johnson, along with William D,
when he was 17 years of age. An older sister to William, Harriet, age 18; then Elizabeth, age 14; John, age 10;
M argret, age 8;
James, age 4 and Jane age 8 months, born Dec 1859.
1870 Federal Census for Looney Twp., Polk County, Missouri: Post Office: Humansville. The family of William and
Sarah (Sally Appleby) Johnson with 2 children at the time.
1880 Federal Census for Precinct #6, McLennan County, Texas: The family of William and Sarah (Sally Appleby)
1920 Federal Census for Bruceville, Precinct #6, (Moody town) McLennan County, Texas: William and Sarah Johnson.
William Johnson, age 76, house carpenter; Sarah, age 75; Daughter Nettie, age 39, single; Son Gerald, age 32, along
with his wife, Kate. All in same household.
1930 Federal Census: Precinct #10; McLennon County, Texas, only Nettie Johnson, listed as living alone.
4 October 2007