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Sheriff Joseph John Johnson

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24th Sheriff of Chatham County

24th Sheriff of Chatham County

Served: Dec 1898-Dec 1902


Age taking office: 55

Population: 23, 912 in 1900

Birth date: November 15, 1843

Birth place: Unknown

Died: September 11, 1911

Buried: PITTSBORO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH cemetery located in the Town of Pittsboro of the Center Township at the Southeast corner of West Street, US 64, and Fayetteville Street, one block west of Courthouse, Chatham County, NC 




Wife: Frances Ellen, b. May 26, 1850, d. August 23, 1909



Tenure Notables


Congress makes free postal delivery for rural route delivery.


Military Experience


Sheriff Johnson served in the Civil war with CO A 5 NC INF C.S.A.


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