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Andrew S. Johnson (January 31, 1845-March 9, 1929)

Andrew S., son of Emily and Andrew Scott Johnson, was born in Feesburg, OH., January 31, 1845. He died at his home in Clearfield, Iowa, March 9, 1929, at the age of 84 years, one month and nine days.

When he was three years of age he moved with his parents to Monroe, Iowa, where he grew to manhood. At the age of sixteen he enlisted in Company L 9th Iowa Cavalry where he served his country three years, being honorably discharged at the close of the war.

Shortly afterward he was married to Miss Caroline Avery. They moved to a farm two miles west of Gravity where they lived for years. Later they moved to Conway where he bought livestock. Later he became postmaster and served eight years. On account of his health he was forced to resign his position. A few years later he moved to Clearfield where he resided until his death.

In 1915, during the pastorate of D.B.S. Prather, he became a member of the Methodist Church at Clearfield, attending regularly so long as his health permitted. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge of Gravity and belonged to te Modern Woodmen at Clearfield.

He was a kind and loving husband and father, always a friend to those in need.

He leaves to mourn his departure an aged wife and three daughters, Mrs. Tattie Featherby of El Segundo, CA., Mrs. Henrietta Van Nice of Gravity and Mrs. Grace Mann of Clearfield. Also five grandchildren: Reed Featherby, Naomi Van Nice, Walter S. Van Nice, Berneice Van Nice, Dwight Mann and one great-grandson, Dale Mann.

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