Esther Lamar Johnson[1]

Female 1896 - 1997


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  • Born  15 Feb 1896  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  2 Jun 1997  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Saint James Reformed Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I3566  Virts
    Last Modified  17 Sep 2015 

    Father  Robert Geary Johnson,   b. 1 Dec 1861, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1942, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ella Esther George,   b. 4 Oct 1861, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1957, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Nov 1890 
    Family ID  F1738  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Robert Geary Johnson and Ella Esther George Family Photo
    Robert Geary Johnson and Ella Esther George Family Photo
    left to right: Robert Geary Johnson, Esther Lamar Johnson, Lelia(friend of family), Columbia Isabelle Johnson, Ella Esther George, Leana Leslie George and Harry Yakey George

    Ella Esther George was born October 4, 1861 in Loudoun County Virginia to Samuel Wilhelm and Elizabeth Catharina Grubb George. She married Robert Geary Johnson on November 8, 1890. He was born December 1, 1861 in Loudoun County Virginia and died November 8, 1942 in Lovettsville, Virginia. Both are buried in St. James Reformed Cemetery in Lovettsville.

    Esther Lamar Johnson was the daughter of Robert and Ella. She was born February 15, 1896 in Lovettsville, Virginia and died June 2, 1997 in Lovettsville, Virginia. She is buried in St. James Reformed Cemetery in Lovettsville.

    Columbia Isabelle Johnson was the daughter of Robert and Ella. She was born August 15, 1893 in Lovettsville, Virginia and died March 24, 1983 in Frederick, Maryland. She married Charles Lamar Wire on September 9, 1924. He was born August 22, 1893 in Lovettsville, Virginia and died September 11, 1953 in Lovettsville, Virginia. Both are buried in the Union Cemetery in Lovettsville, Virginia.

    Lena Leslie George was born September 25, 1880 in Lovettsville, Virginia to John Ebenezer and Orra Isabelle Virts George. She died on February 8, 1950 in Frederick, Maryland. She married Harry Yakey George. He was born December 22, 1874 in Loudoun County Virginia and died November 25, 1962 in Brunswick, Maryland. Both are buried in St. James Reformed Cemetery, Lovettsville.

    Photo courtesy of Fred Lee George IV
    Woodland School, located about 4 miles west of Lovettsville, Virginia, circa 1900-1905
    Woodland School, located about 4 miles west of Lovettsville, Virginia, circa 1900-1905
    Left to Right ( Top Row ):
    Freida Johnson, Phillip Derry, Phil Edge, Roy Everhart, Earnest Everhart, Perry Everhart, Wright Washington, Guy Everhart

    Second Row:
    Columbia Johnson (Wire), Mabel Hickman,Flossie Everhart (Cooper), Katie Smith, Mary Everhart, Sadie Hickman, Lelia Smith (Virts), Mabel Grubb (Rose), Blanche Everhart, Gertie Wilklow, Wallie (Girl) Everhart.

    Third Row:
    Morton Booth, Earl Smith, Will Frie, Guy George, Willard Booth, Herbert Orrison, Marlyn Frye, Earl Grove, Mabel Strother (Green), Susie Fullinmgame (Frye), Esther Johnson, Mary Washington.

    Fourth Row:
    Ebb Grubb, Sam Smith, Earl Fullimgame, Russell Everhart, Cliff Grubb, Johnnie Everhart, Parson Hickman, Alice Smith (Reed), Alma George, Flossie Smith (Ridgeway), Annie Everhart, (?), Martha Frye (Virts).

    Principal- P.S. Grove
    Primary Teacher- Flossie George Riddlemoser

    Photo courtesy of Craig Everhart

  • Notes 
    • Leesburg Today, June 4, 1997

      Lifelong Lovettsville resident, Esther Lamar Johnson died Monday, June 2 at her home at the age of 101. She was born in February 1896. She was the daughter of Robert Geary Johnson and Ella Esther George Johnson. She is survived by her nephew Robert Wire. She was preceded in death by her sisters Columbia Johnson Wire and Freda Johnson. Interment was in the Reformed Cemetery, Lovettsville.

  • Sources 
    1. [S749] Loudoun County Virginia Birth Register 1880-1896.

    2. [S1117] Blue Ridge Herald, September 17, 1953, obituary.

    3. [S705] Leesburg Today, June 4, 1997, obituary.