The Day Coffeyville Bled - The Dalton Johnson Gang
By the time Julia Ann Johnson died in 1943, she was known to have
used a long list of names or pseudonyms.
Presented here is a comprehensive list of those names, the dates when
these identities were first conceived or recognized, and the purposes that
were attributed to their usages:
Julia Ann Johnson: was the name given to the second female
child born to Westley Marion and Martha
M. (Sparks) Johnson, on March 5, 1870.
Julia was named for her father’s youngest
sister, Julia’s aunt, Julia Ann Johnson, and
Julia’s older sister, Lucy, had been named
for her father’s mother, Lucy (Holeman)
Johnson, Julia and Lucy’s grandmother.
Julia Ann Whiteturkey: was the first married name Julia
acquired when she took up residency
with Whiteturkey Simon. The U.S.
Government reversed Whiteturkey’s
names on their Dawes Census records,
and his first name became his last. This
marriage would have taken place in the
year 1886 and lasted approximately eight
Julia Ann Gilstrap: was the name Julia acquired when in
1887 she wed Robert Gilstrap, the first
of her husbands to die violently; Gilstrap
was killed by Frank Lenno on Christmas
Eve, 1889, near the Jacob Bartles store,
in what is now Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
Julia Ann Lewis: Julia received the last name of Lewis
from her husband, Robert Ernest Lewis,
who was shot and killed by Fred Keeler
on November 16, 1907, in the Uno Joint
in Bartlesville, Indian Territory. The next
day, Oklahoma was to become a state....(click here for more chapter previews)
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