NOTES ON NORMAN HARRIS JOHNSON AND JULIA PRISCILLA MORRIS JOHNSON
Norman and Julia lived in Randolph County, North Carolina, moved to Davidson County to Jackson Hill, North Carolina, where they lived on a farm. They later moved to Denton, North Carolina, so their children could attend the Denton Academy. Norman went into the lumber business -- Johnson Lumber Company. He also owned a chicken farm and was a member of the Davidson County Board of Commissioners. He liked to fish. He and Julia were members of Methodist Protestant Church -- Now Central United Methodist Church in Denton. Julia was a Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed reading, writing, poetry, scrapbooks, and flower and vegetable gardens. Norman and Julia had affectionate names for one another: "Mr. Poppy" and "Julie," respectively. Norman named his son Herman Edwin Johnson after his brother Herman.