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Alfred Johnson and his wife Virdie of Poteau, OK -- of Choctaw tribe

Alfred Johnson and his wife Virdie of Poteau, OK -- of Choctaw tribe

deaxx (View posts)
Posted: 25 Jul 2008 4:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Johnson, McBride
Looking for information pertaining to Alfred Johnson and his wife, Virdie. One of them was Choctaw Indian. She was born September 6, 1901 and died in Poteau, Oklahoma on October 31, 1994. Her maiden name could have been McBride.

Re: Alfred Johnson and his wife Virdie of Poteau, OK -- of Choctaw tribe

PaSain (View posts)
Posted: 26 Jul 2008 3:03PM GMT
Classification: Query

Johnson board subscriber, not related. Poteau, Oklahoma = LeFlore County

Virdie's social security number was issued in Arkansas, her parents' named her Alverda and her maiden name was McBride; seems she was born in Texas not Oklahoma per 1910 and 1920 census.

Alfred M Johnson born 1897, full blood Choctaw, son of McGee Joshua Johnson and mother "Jane" White? or a sister of Jane White ? Grandmother Delilah unknown married Jerry White about 1870.

8 April, 1930; Census Place: Talihina, Le Flore, Oklahoma; Roll: 1911; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 38; Image: 291.0.
Alfred M Johnson age 36 born appx 1894 in Oklahoma, parents full blood Choctaw, married when he was 25
Alverda Johnson age 29 born appx 1901 in Oklahoma, parents United States
Virginia L Johnson 8 1922 OK
Anna M Johnson 7 1923 OK
Sumler Johnson 5 1925 OK
Leo Johnson 1 1929 OK
Cleo Johnson 1 1929 OK

Henry F McBride born Arkansas 1868 and wife Millie 1879 Arkansas lived in Talihina in 1930, next to them was Myrtle L McBride, their son, born Oklahoma in 1893 and his family; Adline 1892 OK parents of mixed blood Choctaw, Leroy age 18
Viola W age 6, "Odus" age 4, son Blue age 2, another infant son age 1 month, brother Leo McBride age 17, sister Ruby E McBride age 11.

McGee J Johnson born abt 1875 reported birthplace Nebraska, Native Indian, lived in Poteau in 1930.

Name: Alfred Johnson
Home in 1920: Talihina, Le Flore, Oklahoma
Age: 22 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1898
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: McGee Johnson 1876 OK, widowed, Indian
Father's Birth Place: Oklahoma
Mother's Birth Place: Oklahoma
Marital Status: Single
Race: Indian (Native American)
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Cleo Johnson 1910 sister

1920;Census Place: Talihina, Le Flore, Oklahoma; Roll: T625_1468; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 121; Image: 846.
Henry McBride 1863 AR, father/mother AR
Millie W McBride 48 1872 OK, father AR, mother MO
Franklin McBride 21 1899 OK son
Verdie McBride 18 1902 Texas dtr
Lee B McBride 13 1907 OK son
Ola H McBride 11 1909 OK dtr
Elsia M McBride 9 1911 OK dtr
Leo McBride 5 1915 OK son
Ruby E McBride 1 1919 OK dtr

Myrtle L McBride 1893 OK father AR, mother OK
Adeline McBride wife 1889 OK, Indian
Leroy McBride 1914 OK, son

1910; Census Place: Talihina, Le Flore, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1258; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 163; Image: 777
Dwelling # 37
McGee Johnson age 32, born OK, 2nd marriage 3 yrs, full blood Choctaw Indian, received allotment in 1904 or 1906
Cilu ? Johnson age 38, wife born OK, 2nd marriage, bore 2 children, 1 living, Choctaw Indian
Cleo Johnson age 7 mos
Dwelling # 38
"Deligah" White, 61, widow, born OK, full blood Choctaw Indian, received allotment in 1906
Janie possibly Jincy Johnson, 42, divorced daughter, OK, full blood Choctaw Indian
Alfred Johnson, 12, grandson Choctaw
Jesse Johnson 5, grandson Choctaw

1910; Census Place: Tuskahoma, Pushmataha, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1271; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 272; Image: 1353
Henry McBrid 42 1868 AR father TN, mother AR
Millie McBrid 36 1874 OK
Myrtel L McBrid 17 1893 OK son
Minnie M McBrid 14 1896 OK dtr
Franklin McBrid 12 1898 OK son
Virda V McBrid 7 1903 TX dtr
Lee B McBrid 4 1906 OK son
Ola H McBrid 2 1908 OK dtr
Leevy [Leroy] McBrid 63 1847 TN father parents TN
Mary McBrid 60 1850 AR mother father TN mother MS

McBride's in Riley, Yell Co AR in 1880, Henry F born 1869 in Yell county and sister Levergie M born 1879, mother was Mary Jane Smith per LDS website.

1900; Census Place: Township 3, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; Roll: T623 1851; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 94.
Dwelling # 14
McGee Johnson, born April 1875 Indian Territory, listed as widowed, living with Charles Thompson born Apr 1878 Indian Territory and his wife Jane Thompson born Mar 1873 Indian Territory.
Dwelling # 15
Jerry White born unknown in Mississippi age 68 married 30 yrs, father/mother MS
Delilah White born unknown in Indian Territory age 50 father/mother MS
Benjamin White born July 1882 Indian Territory age 17
Nancy Beams born Aug 1890 IT, orphan age 9
Ephraim Beams born Dec 1893 IT, orphan age 6
Andrew Johnson born Oct 1893 IT, step grandson age 6
Alfred Johnson born Apr 1897 IT, step grandson age 3
Bessie Burcher born Nov 1884 IT, orphan age 15
William Burcher born Nov 1888 IT, orphan age 11
Laymon Jones 52 boarder born IT
Frank Cobb 51 boarder born IT
Eastman Alexander 19 boarder born IT
Henry Graham 19 boarder born IT

Unable to find the McBride's in 1900 record.

World War I Draft Registration cards, 1917 - 1918
Name: Alfred M Johnson
City: Talihina
County: Le Flore
State: Oklahoma
Birthplace: Talihina, Oklahoma
Birth Date: 7 Apr 1897
Roll: 1851804
DraftBoard: 0
McGee Johnson, father, nearest relative in Talihina, also born in Talihina, dated 5 June 1918

Name: Mc Gee Joshua Johnson
City: Talihina
County: Le Flore
State: Oklahoma
Birth Date: 20 Apr 1875
Race: Indian (Native American)
Roll: 1851804
DraftBoard: 0
farming in Talihina, ...issily ? Johnson, Talihina nearest relative, dated 12 Sept 1918

Benjamin White born 16 July 1882, Indian, also registered in LeFlore county.

Unable to find Verdie's brothers in draft records.

U.S. Indian Census Schedules, 1885 - 1940
Name: McKey Johnson
Date of Birth: abt 1874
Age: 11
Gender: Male
Tribe: Choctaw
Agency: Union
Last Census Number: 175
Census Date: 1885
Lilly Johnson, age 30

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