"Rev. Dr. Harvey Johnson: Last of the Old Guard"

Image Sources

Amelia E. Hall Johnson (1858 - 1922): I. Garland Penn, The Afro American Press & Its Editors, 1891.

Harvey Johnson (1842 - 1923): J.F. Weishampel, Jr., History of Baptist Churches in Maryland, 1742 - 1885, Baltimore: J.F. Weishampel, Jr., 1885

Text Sources

About Amelia E. Hall's Parents: While Amelia's father's name is not yet been uncovered, her mother's name, Eleanora Hall, a.k.a. "Ellen" Hall, is known from the 1880 and 1900 census records. She apparently lived with Amelia and Harvey at several residences. See: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU Tenth Census of the United States (Maryland), 1880, vol. 7, e.d. 123, sht. 21, ln. 41. M4738; U.S. CENSUS BUREAU Twelfth Census of the United States (Maryland), 1900, vol. 9, e.d. 24, sht. 7, ln. 8.

About Amelia E. Hall's Place of Birth: Their seems be to some debate concerning Amelia E. Hall Johnson's place of birth. While A. B. Koger and her certificate of death both identify her as an Afro-Canadian born to native Marylander parents, the former list the city of her birth as Montreal, while the death certificate places her birth in Toronto. See: BALTIMORE CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS (Death Record) MSA CM1132, "Amelia E. Johnson," March 29, 1922, No. D63015, CR 48,190; Koger, Dr. Harvey Johnson, p. 22

About His Parents' Marriage: Harvey Johnson, Jr., as quoted in Koger, Dr. Harvey Johnson, p. 22.




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