Information courtesy of Sassy Johnson
Johnson is the daughter of Salma Rufus Johnson. Her mother is
Emma Drusilla Arnold, Salma being her second husband. She is the
grand daughter of George Johnson and Delia Dibble and great grand daughter
of Capt. John Johnson (Revolutionary War) and Hannah Clark (Mayflower link).
Her father Salma died December 25, 1889 at his age of 35 and Dessie was ten
years old. Dessie, according to inscription on monument, was born 1879 and
died 1897, so she was about 18 years old.
Dessie is buried in Lisle Village Cemetery in the family plot of her
Grandfather George C. Johnson. Also buried there is George's family
including Dessie's father Salma R. See the inscription on the monument;
Salma R and Dessie are on the same side of the monument.