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Jep. C. Jonson, American lawyer. Member Kentucky State Bar Association; Mason.; Member Methodist Episcopal Church, South.

Background

Jonson, Jep. C. was born on September 10, 1833 in in Daviess Company, Kentucky, United States. Son of John and Lucy (Houston) Johnson.

Education

Educated company school, and St. Mary’s College, Kentucky, 1851-1853.

Career

Deputy company and circuit court clerk, White Company, Arkansas, 1858-1861. Lieutenant colonel 29th Arkansas Vol. Infantry, C.S.A., at surrender of army.

Captured at Helena, Arkansas, July 4, 1863, and confined at Alton and on Johnson’s Island, Lake Erie, until 1865. Exchanged in Trans-Mississippi department. Went from Texas to Monterey, Mexico, June, 1865.

Returned to the United States, February 1866. Admitted to bar, 1866, practiced in Arkansas until 1868. Judge company court, McLean Company, Kentucky, 1870-1873.

Member Kentucky Constitutional Convention, 1890-1891.

Membership

Member Kentucky State Bar Association. Mason.; Member Methodist Episcopal Church, South.

Connections

Married Little Rock, Arkansas, May 29, 1866, Mary E. Gibson.

father:
John Johnson

mother:
Lucy (Houston) Johnson

spouse:
Little Rock