Affidavits for Edgar Johnson
This collection contains two handwritten affidavits, one incomplete and the other a copy of a notarized version, attesting to the hardships faced by Edgar Johnson's wife and daughter while he is away from home in the army. A shortage of labor to work their thirty acre farm has left the family in need, and none of the couple's parents can afford to help.
Interested researchers may also wish to consult MS.2957: Edgar Johnson Letters, 1917 and MS.3119: Edgar Johnson Letters, 1918.
- circa 1918
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This collection contains two handwritten affidavits, one incomplete and the other a copy of a notarized version, attesting to the hardships faced by Edgar Johnson's wife and daughter while he is away from home in the army.
Edgar D. Johnson was born on February 27, 1890 to Charles and Josephine Johnson. He married Etta Headen on December 12, 1906, in Gibson County, Tennessee and the couple had a daughter, Lila, in 1912. He mustered into military service in Gibson County, Tennessee, on November 16, 1917.
Collection consists of a single folder.
Collection purchased by the UTK Special Collections Library in January 2007.
Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA