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Holy Bible in English; Western Publishing House, Chicago, Ill., 1882
Presented to Jody & Ida
by Father & Mother
This Certifies That Joseph A Johnson and Ida J. Mellott were united by me in Holy Matrimony at Red
Oak, Iowa on the Seventh day of August in the year of our Lord 1886 [?page defect] in the presence of
Wm [illegible] Bell Miller. by Rev. Stanley
Joseph A. Johnson son of R. F. & M. C. Johnson was born at White River Indiana Sep. 29th 1856.
Ida Jane Mellott daughter of Wm & Nancy E. Mellott was born at Indiana Sep. 27th 1862
Elsie Caroline Johnson daughter of Joseph & Ida was born Aug 19-87 Red Oak, Iowa
Verna May Johnson Born June 26-1884 Red Oak. Iowa
Harry Edwin Johnson Born December 22-1886 Elliott Iowa
Veryl Mellott Johnson Born Sept 23. 1900 Oakland Iowa
Ida Jane Johnson died Sept. 15, 1931 at her home in Oakland, Iowa
Joseph A. Johnson died in Long Beach Calif at his home Oct 22, 1935
Veryl M. Johnson died June 9 1908 at her Parents in Oakland Iowa
Elsie Johnson Hackett died July 19th 1984 at the Oakland Manor Nursing Home.
Verna May Johnson Anderson died Nov. 15, 1956
Harry E. Johnson died Sept. 25, 1960 in Waldorf, Ont, Canada
The Bible is now in the possession of the Nishna Heritage Museum, Oakland, Iowa.