Columbia Isabelle Johnson[1]

Female 1893 - 1983


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  • Born  15 Aug 1893  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Died  24 Mar 1983  Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Lovettsville Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I3567  Virts
    Last Modified  31 Jul 2016 

    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

    Family  Charles Lamar Wire,   b. 22 Aug 1893, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1953, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Sep 1924 
    Children 
     1. Robert Lamar Wire,   b. 15 Jul 1925, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1999, Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  31 Jul 2016 
    Family ID  F1739  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 
    • Loudoun Times Mirror, April 7, 1983

      Columbia Johnson Wire, 89, a life-long resident of Lovettsville died March 24 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Born in Lovetsville Aug. 15, 1893, she was a daughter of Robert Gary and Ella George Johnson. Mrs. Wire taught in Loudoun public schools in the 1920;s, later teaching in Roanoke and returning to Loudoun in the 1950's to teach at Lucketts and Lovettsville. Her husband, Charles l. Wire, died in 1953. Surviving are one son, Robert L. Wire of Ellicott City, Md.; one sister, Esther Johnson of Lovettsville, with whom she made her home. Interment was in the Union Cemetery, Lovettsville.

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

    2. [S793] Loudoun Times Mirror, April 7, 1983, obituary.

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