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James Preston JOHNSON
Phoebe __?__
Husband:  James Preston JOHNSON
Birth:  17 May 1880, MS
Death:  aft. 1930, Chicago, Cook Co., IL
Occupation:  coal hauler
Parents:  born in MS
Marriage:  1900
Wife:  Phoebe __?__
Birth:  1879, IL
Death:  bet. Apr 1924 and 1930, Chicago, Cook Co., IL
Occupation:  homemaker
Parents:  born in IL or VA
Children:
born in MO:
  1.  Preston JOHNSON, b. 1902/3; d. aft. 1930
  2.  Howard JOHNSON, b. ca. 1904
  3.  Clais? / Calis? JOHNSON, b. 1905/6
  4.  Mary JOHNSON, b. ca. Jun 1909; d. bef. 1920

born in Chicago, Cook Co., IL:
  5.  Ester JOHNSON, b. 1910/11
  6.  Cora JOHNSON, b. 1911/12
  7.  Cleo JOHNSON, b. 1912/13
  8.  [Caroline] Carrie Ruth JOHNSON, b. 1915-17
  9.  LaVaughn D. JOHNSON, b. 6 Feb 1915
10.  Arthur JOHNSON, b. 1917/8
11.  Jannie JOHNSON, b. Jul 1921
12.  Mary JOHNSON, b. Apr 1924

Others in household:
Cousin:  Fred CHRISTIAN, b. 1888/9, MS
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Virginia

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  there are several black James JOHNSONs born in May 1880 in MS, with no way to tell which, if any, is our subject; none are married.  There is a black Fred CHRISTIAN (æ 12, b. Aug 1887, MS/MS/MS) lodging in Sunflower Co., MS (p. 182A).

3.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #5 of 16 James is indexed "John" and Fibi is indexed "Fill"):  5037? Dearborn Street, Chicago (Ward 30), Cook Co., IL, Roll T624_276, p. 31A, SN 3A, SD _, ED 1313, enumerated 16 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 28
* 5037? 25 53 Johnson ??? Head M Mu 29? M1 10     MS MS MS Eng Laborer? Asphalt ??? W N 0 Y Y   R H
      _______ Fibi Wife F Mu 30? M2 10 6 4 IL IL IL Eng None         Y Y      
      _______ Preston Son M Mu  7 S       MO IL MS   None             Y    
      _______ Howard Son M Mu  5 S       MO IL MS   None             Y    
      _______ Mary Dau F Mu 9/12 S       MO MS IL   None                  
      _______ Clais? Son M Mu  4 S       MS MS MS   None                  
      Christian Fred Cousin M B 21 S       MS MS MS Eng Laborer Private home W N 0 Y Y N    
*Dearborn Street
This page image was extremely difficult to read, both at Ancestry.com and Genealogy.com; this is my best effort.

4.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #c12 of 30 indexed "Janie Johnson"):  5470 R Kenwood Avenue, Chicago (Ward 6), Cook Co., IL, Roll T625_310, p. 30B, SN 6B, SD 1, ED 336, enumerated 6 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 28
* 5470 R 128 148 Johnson James Head R M B 40 M   Y Y MS MS MS Y Laborer W
      _______ Phoebe Wife   F B 40 M   Y Y IL VA VA Y None  
      _______ Preston Son   M B 16 S Y Y Y MO MS IL Y None  
      _______ Howard Son   M B 15 S Y Y Y MO MS IL Y None  
      _______ Calis? Son   M B 13 S Y Y Y MO MS IL Y None  
      _______ Astor Son   M B  9 S Y Y Y IL MS IL Y None  
      _______ Cora Dau   F B  8 S Y Y Y IL MS IL Y None  
      _______ Cleo Dau   F B  7 S Y Y Y IL MS IL Y None  
      _______ Lavaughn Dau   F B  6 S N N N IL MS IL Y None  
      _______ Carrie? Dau   F B  4 S N N N IL MS IL Y None  
      _______ Arthur? Son   M B  2 S N N N IL MS IL Y None  
*Kenwood Avenue

5.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #25 of 33):  5321 Calumet Ave., Chicago City (Ward 2, Block 24), Cook Co., IL, Roll 422, p. 213A, SN 13A, ED 16-188, SD 29, enumerated 9 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30
* 5321 27 182 Johnson James Head R 48.00   N F Neg 51 M 22 N Y IL VA VA Y None        
      _______ Ester Dau         F Neg 17 S   Y Y IL MS IL Y Maid Private family W Y  
      _______ Cleo Dau         F Neg 16 S   Y Y IL MS IL Y Maid Private family W Y  
      _______ Preston Son         M Neg 26 ?   N Y MO MS IL Y Shoe Repairer Shoe Shop W Y N
      _______ Ruth Dau         F Neg 13 S   Y Y IL MS IL Y None        
      _______ Arthor Son         M Neg 12 S   Y Y IL MS IL Y None        
      _______ Jannie Son         M Neg 8 8/12 S   Y   IL MS IL Y None        
      _______ Mary Dau         F Neg 5 11/12 S   Y   IL MS IL Y None        
*Calument

6.  World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.  Microfilm Series M1509 (4277 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC (card images and index online at Ancestry.com):
Roll | Serial No. | Order No: 1439746 | 3296 | A488
Name: James Preston Johnson
Permanent Home Address: 5470 Kenwood Ave Chicao Cook Ill
Age in Years | Date of Birth: 38 | May 17 1880
Race: Negro
U.S. Citizen: Native Born
Present Occupation: Coal hauling
Employer's Name: Consumers Co.
Place of Employment: 54 [unreadable] Ave Chicao Cook Ill
Nearest Relative: Name: Phoebe Johnson wife
Nearest Relative: Address: 5470 Kenwood Ave Chicago Cook Ill
Signature: James Preston Johnson
Height (tall, medium, short): Tall
Build (slender, medium, stout): Medium
Color of Eyes | Color of Hair: brown | black
Physically Disabled: No
Date of Registration: Sept 12 1918
Draft Board: Chicago Local Board No. 14
1510 Hyde Park Bl., Chicago

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