Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Joseph Leeds Johnson
MSA SC 5496-51874
Founding Officer of Freedom's Friend Lodge No. 1024, Laborer, Talbot County

Sources: 


Archival-

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, Talbot County MD, 1870), MSA SCM 7260, 163.

----, (Census Record, Baltimore City MD, 1880), MSA SCM 4737.

----, (Census Record, Baltimore City, MD, 1880), MSA SCM 4737.

----, (Census Record, Baltimore City, MD, 1910) MSA SCM 3261.

----, (Census Record, Baltimore City, MD 1920), MSA SCM 3261.

TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT, (Charter Record), 01 January 1884, MSA CM 993-1, CR 10018, 63.

TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT, (Land Record), 6 February 1867, William Green to Freedom's Friend Lodge No. 1024, MSA CE 90-10, Book STH 73, page 278.


Newspaper-

Baltimore City, Maryland. “Certificate of Death” (Health Department, 1915), Page 544

----, “1886 City Directory,” Baltimore City, Page 69

----, “1887 City Directory,” Baltimore City, Page 665.

----, “1888 City Directory,” Baltimore City, Page 586.

----, “1899 City Directory,” Baltimore City, Page 765.

“Death of Mr. Joseph Johnson,” Afro-American (Baltimore City, Maryland), October 30, 1915.


Internet-

“Structure of the Order,” The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America and Jurisdiction, http://guoofamerica.com/oddfellows_natl/Structure.html.

U.S. Colored Troop Military Service Record, “Evidence of Title” (7th U.S. Colored Infantry, 1861-1865), Ancestry.com

 ----, “Volunteer Descriptive List” (7th U.S. Colored Infantry, 1861-1865), Ancestry.com.

"When Did Slavery End in Maryland," Pathways to Freedom: Maryland and the Underground Railroad, Maryland Public Televisionhttp://pathways.thinkport.org/about/about4g.cfm


Researched and Written by Tierra Langley, 2013.
 

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