Elder L[afayette] Johnson ws born in Boone County, Ky, May 22, 1838.  United with the New Bethel Church of Christ, October, 1856.  Entered Georgetown College, Ky., September, 1859.  Was called to the pastorate of New Bethel Church, March, 1862.  Was ordained to the ministry, June, 1862.  Is now [1904] pastor of Ten Mile Church for the fourth time, and has served in all fourteen years.  He has been pastor of twenty-two Baptist Churches, and has served as moderator of Ten Mile Association about thirty-five years.