Jep. C. Jonson, American lawyer. Member Kentucky State Bar Association; Mason.; Member Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Jonson, Jep. C. was born on September 10, 1833 in in Daviess Company, Kentucky, United States. Son of John and Lucy (Houston) Johnson.
Educated company school, and St. Mary’s College, Kentucky, 1851-1853.
Deputy company and circuit court clerk, White Company, Arkansas, 1858-1861. Lieutenant colonel 29th Arkansas Volunteer 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.
Member Kentucky State Bar Association. Mason.; Member Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Married Little Rock, Arkansas, May 29, 1866, Mary E. Gibson.