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FUSHIA COLOR IS MINE AND PEGS RELATIONS
BLUE IS CLUES TO HUDSON JOHNSON
GREEN IS KNOWN MICHAEL JOHNSON DNA INFORMATION AND CONNECTING INORMATION

Haplogroup I  -The I, I1, and I1a lineages are nearly completely restricted to northwestern Europe. These would most likely have been common within Viking populations. One lineage of this group extends down into central Europe. Haplogroup I dates to 23,000 years ago or longer. Lineages not in branches I1a, I1b or I1c are found distributed at low frequency throughout Europe  Group White Oak http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hjohnson/haplogroup.i.html#Group_White_Oak

Purple is my Cousin Joe Matlock’s Research

Maroon is connecting of Johnson surname researcher to A. Euell Johnson

Haplogroup I  -The I, I1, and I1a lineages are nearly completely restricted to northwestern Europe. These would most likely have been common within Viking populations. One lineage of this group extends down into central Europe. Haplogroup I dates to 23,000 years ago or longer. Lineages not in branches I1a, I1b or I1c are found distributed at low frequency throughout Europe Group Sessile Oak http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hjohnson/haplogroup.i.html

 

Olive is the DNA LINE of Leonard Johnson and Todd Johnson

Haplogroup I2A -This subgroup of Haplogroup I is found within the Balkans countries at it's greatest frequency and diversity. These countries probably harbored this subset of Haplogroup I as a refuge during the Last Glacial Maximum. Group Norway Spruce  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hjohnson/haplogroup.i1b.html

 

Lime is the Color assigned to this DNA GROUP OF JOHNSON RESEARCHERS and will be added to Current Files of Johnson and Allied Families in Faquier Co. Va. Halifax Co. Va. Pittsylvania Co. Granville Co. NC

 

Haplogroup R1b1   -Haplogroup R1b is the most common haplogroup in European populations. It is believed to have expanded throughout Europe as humans re-colonized after the last glacial maximum 10-12 thousand years ago. This lineage is also the haplogroup containing the Atlantic modal haplotype . Group Elm

 

Julian Bentley Johnson Jerry Johnson <nodigits@sbcglobal.net> James Granville Johnson <bobmastr@zipnet.us> Judy: For William Thomas Johnson  <jmje36@aol.com>Floyd Junior Johnson: Ronald K. Johnson<jronson@msn.com>

 

 

Gold is the Color for descendants of Colonel Richard Johnson

 

Turquoise is the DNA of Jeffery Michael Johnson

Haplogroup E3a - Haplogroup E3a is an Africa lineage. It is currently hypothesized that this haplogroup dispersed south from northern Africa within the last 3,000 years, by the Bantu agricultural expansion. E3a is also the most common lineage among African Americans

 

My Notes On This Group: The Roman Empire was the first to use troops all over the world they left blood groups ever where they went from Countries of Africa to England: The Roman Empire was one of the VAST spreading Empires in the World to first use troops of other Countries it conquered. The use of using other troops from Conquered Countries spread with each developing Empire.

 

Red is the County lines and Parish Lines: These lines can and will change people in a County or in a Parish. This is to serve as a Time line to show changes, in lines or in changes where families moved to from this area.

 

Notes: Some Quaker dates have been translated Before the 1752 calendar change, the first month of the year was March. The correct date is inserted
before the quoted excerpts below. 
From: Mary E. Stewart  

 

In 1752 the new year began to be counted from Jan 1. Before that it ran from March 26-March 25, Julian Calender changed. So a date in July 1750 would be earlier in the same "year" as one in Feb 1750 (which once 1752 rolled around, would be thought of as the next year). From: Barbara Schenck

 

Rose Color is for Haplogroup R1b1   -Haplogroup R1b is the most common haplogroup in European populations. It is believed to have expanded throughout Europe as humans re-colonized after the last glacial maximum 10-12 thousand years ago. This lineage is also the haplogroup containing the Atlantic modal haplotype . Researchers matching this DNA ARE; James Russell Johnson, Samuel Frank Johnson, C. Thomas Johnson and Stephen Alexander Johnson http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hjohnson/Pedigrees/1195_et_all.htm.

Haplogroup E3b1a -  This lineage is estimated to have originated in north-eastern Africa about 23,000 years ago. Some of its branches exited Africa during the Paleolithic, and today it can be found in Europe, the Middle East, and north and east Africa: DNA Of Researcher Brett Johnson

 

Haplogroup R1bi is the most common haplogroup in European populations. It is believed to have expanded throughout Europe as humans re colonized after the last glaciail maximum 10-13 thousand years ago. This lineage is also the haplogroups containing the Atlantic modal haplotype: Group is Aspen; Color is Light Orange Researchers are Jane Johnson Williams, James Johnson born Ca 1718 died 1785 Brunswick Co. Va.

 

Haplo groups R1b-R1b1C is the most common haplogroup in European populations. It is believed to have expanded through out Europes as humans re colonized after the las glacial maximum 10-12 thousand years ago. This lineage is also the haplogroups containing the Atlantic modal haplotype. Group is Black Oak: Color is Brown: Researcher is Dean Johnston: Thomas Johnson reside Pits.Co Va 1776 moved to Washington Co.

 

These files come from numerous Johnson-Johnston-Johnstone-Jonson-Jonston researchers and Sent to Tony L. Johnson who compiled the information” Please share with Other researchers”

                      

Report made by Tony L. Johnson a descendant of Hudson Johnson and Agness Johnson of Bartons Creek, Dickson Co. Tn, Big Creek Hawkins Co Tn and Buffalo Creek of Henry Co.Va.

 

ANDREW JOHNSON PRESIDENT OF UNITED STATES

 

1778 ERA:

Jacob Johnson,

Born 1778 Died 1812

Married Mary McDonough known as Polly McDonough

Mary McDonough re married Turner Daugherty,

Children

William Johnson born 1804

Elizabeth Johnson born 1806

Andrew Johnson

 

Mary McDonough or Mary Donough

 

1804 William Johnson born his is the older brother of President Andrew Johnson

Brother: William Johnson (1804-1865) http://www.americanheritage.com/people/presidents/johnson_andrew.shtml

 

William Johnson

 

William Johnson married SARAH GIDDINGS MCDONOUGH 23 Feb 1832. She was born 12 Jan 1816 in Bledsoe Co., TN, and died 20 Apr 1882 in Goodlettsville, Davidson Co., TN.

 

President Andrew Johnson’s brother, William Johnson, was shot and killed in Brazoria County and died for lack of care during the early days of Reconstruction. http://stories.thefacts.com/story.lasso?ewcd=a77e8b35c6c06d78

 

William P. Johnson, the brother of President Andrew Johnson. William Johnson died in West Columbia on Oct. 24, 1865, from complications of a gunshot wound to the shoulder. http://thefacts.com/print.lasso?ewcd=a5caa4f43486ab81

 

More About WILLIAM PATTERSON JOHNSON, SR.:
Burial: Oct 1865,
Columbia, Brazoria Co., TX
Census: 1850,
800 Dist. Troup Co., GA, Pg. 99B, #8

SARAH GIDDINGS MCDONOUGH

SARAH GIDDINGS MCDONOUGH

More About SARAH GIDDINGS MCDONOUGH:
Burial: Apr 1882, Goodlettsville Cemetery,
Davidson Co., TN
Burial Facts: Remains
moved to Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville, TN
Census 1: 1850, 800 Dist. Troup Co., GA, Pg. 99B, #8
Census 2: 1880, Goodletsville, Davidson Co., TN, Pg. 313C  http://famgen.genheirlooms.com/johnson2.htm

Notes for WILLIAM PATTERSON JOHNSON, SR.:

William P Johnson was a wandering man. He left Raleigh, NC in 1826 with his brother Andrew, mother and stepfather to Greene Co, TN. He may have gone on to Bledsoe Co to spend some time with his maternal grandfather's family.

The records there were burned in 1908 and the surviving censuses listed nothing

more helpful than two Andrew McDonough's. He left Greenville about 1839 and settled near LaGrange, Troup Co, GA, where the census of Oct. 19, 1850 lists him as a millwright with a wife and seven children.

By 1851, the Johnson's had moved south to Columbus, Muskogee Co, GA, then they moved across the Chattahoochee River sometime before 1856 to Girard,

Russell Co, AL. Late in 1857 the moved to Columbia, Brazoria Co, TX. The 1860 Census of July 19, 1860 listed William as a carpenter with four children in school but mentioned no property. Living with them was a teacher, H.C. Allen who was born in 1837, NY.

William died soon after having been appointed Surveyor of the Port of Velasco on July 5, 1865, through the influence of his brother Andrew. The Andrew Johnson Papers contain a letter describing his death, written by Assistant Quartermaster Andrew M Cochran of headquarter post in Columbia, TX on Oct 25, 1865 to Brevet-Lieutenant J.C. De Gress, Provost Marshall of the

General District of eastern Texas.

William died as the result of gangrene due to a hunting accident.

William was evidently an accomplished carpenter/woodworker. He did leave some evidence of his skill. At least one example of his work still survives from his residence at Greenville. While in Columbia, TX he worked for several years for the Dance Brothers and Park, a firm which was soon to attain fame as the manufacturer of the celebrated Dance Revolver, a copy of the Colt Revolver and was used by nearly 400 Texans in the Confederate States Army. A cradle from that period survives. William made it for Charles Henry Winstead, (b Feb. 26, 1860) a son of S.H. Winstead and wife Della E Dance.

The above information came from the March 1983 issue of the Johnson Journal, 5048 "J" Parkway, Sacramento, CA 95823. It was sent in by Hugh B Johnson, Route 4, Wilson, NC 27893.  Carmen Johnson From: Carmen M. Johnson

 

1808 December 29, Andrew Johnson Birth: at Raleigh, North Carolina

Wife: married 1827 May 17, Eliza McCardle of Greeneville, Tennessee,daughter of Sarah Phillips and John McCardle, a shoemaker  http://www.presidentsusa.net/ajohnson.html

 

Description: Andrew Johnson was born in a small house, which was attached to Cassos Inn, where his father and mother worked. The house was bought in 1904 by the Wake County Committee of the Colonial Dames of America. The park is managed by Capital Area Preservation and is open to the public.

Address: Mordecai Historic Park; Wake Forest Road; Raleigh, NC 27601

Sarah Phillips

John McCardle,

Cassos Inn

His parents, Jacob and Mary Johnson, maintained the home by working for Casso's Inn, a popular inn and stable. The Johnson home stood on the property of the inn. Both of Andrew's parents worked there--Mary as a weaver, Jacob as the hostler, while Jacob also acted as janitor for the State Capitol. Andrew was the younger of two sons born into the Johnson family. Jacob Johnson rescued two or three friends (recollections were unclear) from drowning in 1812, but the effort cost him his health, and he died within a year, leaving Mary to raise Andrew and his brother William. In an effort to provide a trade for her sons, Mary Johnson apprenticed her sons to a tailor in Raleigh when Andrew was fourteen. http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/nc/bio/public/johnson.htm

apprenticeship under John Selby

With no available employment in Raleigh, Johnson led his mother, brother, and stepfather to Tennessee in 1826.

1812 JANUARY 4, DIED-   FROM DISEASE CAUSED BY AN OVER-EFFORT

IN SAVING THE LIFE OF HIS FRIEND

IN MEMORY OF JACOB JOHNSON
 
AN HONEST MAN BELOVED AND RESPECTED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM
BORN- 
FATHER OF ANDREW JOHNSON 17TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
RALEIGH HISTORIC SITES COMMISSION 1967 http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/wake/photos/tombstones/oldcity/johnson106ph.txt

Andrew Johnson settled the family in Greeneville, Tennessee and established a tailor's shop by nailing a sign over the door stating simply, "A. Johnson, Tailor." Soon Johnson met Eliza McCardle, and the two were eventually wed on May 17, 1827. Mrs. Johnson was better educated than her husband and used her education to improve his reading and writing skills. She also taught the future president arithmetic. She continued the established practice of reading to Johnson while he worked. Business improved for Johnson, and his shop soon became a gathering place for political discussion. Johnson honed his debating skills further by joining a debate club at a small college four miles from his home, walking to the debates once a week. With encouragement from his wife and speaking experience gathered both in his shop and at his debate club, Johnson entered politics. http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/nc/bio/public/johnson.htm

My Notes: William Johnson, Turner Daugherty, and Elizabeth Johnson came to Greensville Tn with Andrew Johnson

Turner Daugherty

1827 May 17 Andrew Johnson married Eliza McCardle,  Warrensburg, Greene County, Tennessee

Eliza McCarde

Daughter of Sarah Phillips and John McCardle, a shoemaker  http://www.presidentsusa.net/ajohnson.html

 

1828 Oct 25 Born Martha Johnson married 13 DEC 1855, Greeneville, Tennessee to David Trotter Patterson, she died 10 JUL 1901, Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes Daughter of Andrew Jackson

1830 Feb 19 Charles Johnson born he died 4 APR 1863, Nashville, Tennessee

Son of Andrew Johnson

1832 FEB 22  Marriages:  William P. Johnson to Sarah G. Donough Greene, Tennessee Source  LDS Marriage Records of Greene Co. Tn.

1832 May 8 Mary Johnson born she died 19 APR 1883, Bluff City, Tennessee she was married to Daniel Sotver on 27 APR 1852, Greeneville, Tennessee

Notes Daughter of Andrew Jackson

1834 Feb 22 Robert Johnson born he died 22 APR 1869, Greenville, Tennessee

Notes: Son of Andrew Johnson

1853 Aug 5 Andrew Johnson Jr. born known as Frank Johnson he died 12 MAR 1879, Elizabethton, Tennessee

Son of President Andrew Johnson

http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/cgi-bin/gedlkup/n=presidents?presidents01544

David Trotter Patterson,

1850 Census  Greene Co. Tn  Andrew Johnson listed

of Tennessee enumerated by me, on the 24 day of August 1850. Tipp Henderson Ass't Marshal.

 

Dwelling

-houses

numbered in the order of visitation

Families

numbered in the order of visitation

The Name of every Person whose usual place

of abode on the first day of June, 1850, was

in this family.

Description

Profession, Occupation, or Trade

of each Male Person over 15

years of age.

Value of

Real Estate

Owned

Place of Birth.

Naming the State, Territory, or Country

Married

within the year

Attended

School

within the year

Person

over 20 yrs of age

who cannot read & write.

Whether deaf and dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper, or convict.

 

Age

Sex

Color

(White,
black,
or mulatto.)

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

 

1

 

 

William M.

2

M

 

 

 

N. C.

 

 

 

 

1

2

 

 

Margarett Wardrop

10

F

 

 

 

N. C.

 

/

 

 

2

3

71

71

Jane Fowler

33

F

 

 

400

Ten

 

 

 

 

3

4

 

 

William

10

M

 

 

 

Ten

 

/

 

 

4

5

72

72

James Albright

30

M

 

Carpenter

350

N. C.

 

 

 

 

5

6

 

 

Louiza

28

F

 

 

 

N. C.

 

 

 

 

6

7

 

 

Fabius A.

10

M

 

 

 

N. C.

 

/

 

 

7

8

 

 

Jonathon A.

8

M

 

 

 

N. C.

 

/

 

 

8

9

 

 

Mary J.

4

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

9

10

 

 

William M.

1

M

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

10

11

 

 

Jeremiah Lanry

36

M

 

Carpenter

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

11

12

73

73

Eliza J. Fleming

25

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

12

13

 

 

Mary E.

7

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

13

14

 

 

James

5

M

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

14

15

74

74

Isaac Black

50

M

 

Shoe & boot Maker

300

Virginia

 

 

 

 

15

16

 

 

Mary

47

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

16

17

75

75

Samuel Milligan

32

M

 

Attorney

1700

Ten

 

 

 

 

17

18

 

 

Elizabeth R.

23

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

18

19

 

 

Martha Howard

18

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

/

 

 

19

20

 

 

Mary

16

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

/

 

 

20

21

76

76

Andrew Johnson

42

M

 

Congressman

1600

N. C.

 

 

 

 

21

22

 

 

Eliza

39

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

22

23

 

 

Martha

21

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

23

24

 

 

Charles

20

M

 

Printer

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

24

25

 

 

Mary

18

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

25

26

 

 

Robert

16

M

 

Merch. Clerk

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

26

27

77

77

Sarah Whitesides

54

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

27

28

78

78

John A. Brown

39

M

 

Merchant

4300

Ten

 

 

 

 

28

29

 

 

Elizabeth Brown

72

F

 

 

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

 

 

29

30

 

 

William Brown

30

M

 

Merchant

30

Ten

 

 

 

 

30

31

 

 

Alfred

19

M

 

none

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

32

79

79

Charles Osborn

35

M

 

Day Labourer

 

Virginia

 

 

 

 

32

33

 

 

Agnes

37

F

 

 

 

Virg

 

 

 

 

33

34

80

80

Thomas Malloy

55

M

 

Painter

 

Ireland

 

 

 

 

34

35

 

 

Elizabeth

45

F

 

 

 

N. C.

 

 

 

 

35

36

81

81

Ad Withers

31

M

 

Carpenter

2800

Virg

 

 

 

 

36

37

 

 

Catherine

28

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

37

38

 

 

Ann A.

2

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

38

39

 

 

William A.

7/12

M

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

39

40

82

82

David Good

68

M

 

Stone Mason

 

Virg

 

 

 

 

40

41

 

 

Sarah

61

F

 

 

 

Ten

 

 

 

 

41

42

83

83

A. Morehead

43

M

 

Tailor

300

Pennsylvania

 

 

 

 

42

http://www.census-online.com/transcript/tn/greene/143A.html

 

1850 Troup Co Ga. Census

Wm Johnson

Age:

45

Estimated Birth Year:

abt 1805

Birth Place:

North Carolina

Gender:

Male

Home in 1850(City,County,State):

District 800, Troup, Georgia

Household Members:

From: Ann Parker annharwell@hotmail.com

My Notes”

Jan Johnson age 17 born abt 1838

Andrew Johnson age 14 born abt 1836

James Johnson age 12 born abt 1838

Devileo Johnson age 10 born abt 1840

Oliver Johnson age 6 born at 1844

Nathan R. Johnson born abt 1847

Sarah Johnson age 40 born abt 1810

Wm Johnson age 45 born abt 1805

Elizabeth Johnson age 8 born abt 1842

1861 Feb 8

The Papers of Andrew Johnson, Vol. 4, 1860-1861

Editors:  Leroy P. Graf and Ralph W. Haskins

Associate Editor, Patricia P. Clark

 

1976, The University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville

 

From Henderson W. Johnson[1]

 

State of Iowa, Jasper County

February 8, 1861

 

Dear Cousin Andrew Johnson

 

I take the present opportunity of riteng to you a few Lines to let you [k] now that I am in the north and I have six thousand dollars worth of land and I Can sell it and if you are serten that the union will be devieded[,] if so I am a goin to sell & leve the North and go to the South[.] If you please send me a few line and give me your sentiments Concerning the union and I will now whether to sell or not[.] my Father Moses Johnson[2], Nicholas Johnson Washington Johnson my two Brothers are all liven in Tennessee Carter County[.] I left Tennessee in 1849[3] but still I am infavor of my own native Country all the time[.] I am no secessionist[.] god forbid I should be[.] ther are some hear was acquained wth aunt Mary[4] and with you when you was a boy[.] there are several of your old Tennessee friends living close neighbor to me [.] so no more at present [.] only remain your friend [.] Direct your letter to Greencastle Jasper County Iowa

 

Henderson W. Johnson

From: Carmen M. Johnson

RESEARCHERS NOTES:

[1] Henderson W. Johnson (b. c 1819), a farmer living in Greencastle, Iowa, listed $2,000 in real estate and $375 in personal property in 1860.  1850 Census, Tenn., Carter, 340; 1860 Census, Iowa, Jasper, 886.

[1] Moses Johnson (b. c 1788) a mail carrier, and Nicholas Johnson (b. c 1828), a carpenter, were natives of North Carolina, Probably “Washington” was the middle name of the North Carolina-born Moses Johnson (b. c 1831), obviously the son of the elder Moses Johnson, found in the census. (this Moses Johnson is not connected, cj) 1850 Census, Tenn., Carter, 340, 347; 1860 Census, Tenn., Cater, 120

[1] Henderson erred about the date of his departure, inasmuch as he, his wife, Jane C. Humphries of Carter, whom he had married in either 1841, or 1844, and their three children – Hester A., Nicholas, and John R. – along with Henderson Johnson’s twenty-two-year-old brother Nihcolas Johnson, were enumerated in the Carter County Census of 1850.  Hugh B. Johnston, Jr., Wilson, NC., to Andrew Johnson Project, February 18, 28, 1973; 1850 Census, Tenn., Carter, 340

[1] Mary Johnson Daughtry, Andrew’s mother. Johnson Papers, I, 3n From: Carmen M. Johnson

My Notes

From this letter it is positive that Henderson W. Johnson of Greencastle Iowa is the Cousin of President Andrew Johnson. The Letter clearly outlines that Moses Johnson is the Uncle of President Andrew Johnson, making him the brother of Jacob Johnson who died 1812 in Wake Co. NC. It also confirms “AUNT MARY” which is the mother of  President Andrew Johnson.

The letter clearly outlines that Henderson Johnson is related to Nicholas Johnson and  Washington Johnson  who are alive in 1861 and living in Carter Co. Tn. These are Henderson Johnson’s brothers who would also be the cousins of President Andrew Johnson.

1863 April 4 Died Charles Johnson son of President Andrew Johnson

Charles Johnson
Surgeon, United States Volunteers
Died April 4, 1863
Aged 33 years MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

1865 Andrew Johnson (1865) Vice President of the United States served Abraham Lincoln 16th President of US

 

1865-1869 Andrew Johnson (1865-1869) 17th President of the United States

 

1865 Nov 1: The Houston Tri-Weekly Telegraph for Nov. 1, 1865, is headlined simply “The City,” and states:

“Death of W.P. Johnson, Brother of the President. — Mr. W.P. Johnson died at Brazoria a few days ago from the effects of a gun shot wound received about the 9th of October. He was out hunting and placed his gun in the bottom of a boat while crossing the Brazos River, and when he had crossed he was in the act of picking it up when the hammer caught and discharged the gun. He received the contents in one of his arms, and for the want of the proper medical attendance the limb mortified and caused his death. Mr. Johnson was Collector of the port of Velasco, at the mouth of the Brazos River.”

The Galveston Tri-Weekly for Nov. 3, 1865, states: “The death of Wm. Johnson, brother of President Johnson, is announced in this morning’s Bulletin. He has lived for many years in Brazoria County, and had been appointed collector of the port of Velasco. Mr. Constance, the Deputy Collector of this port, has issued an order that, as customary on such occasions, the Custom House will be closed today, except for the entrance and clearance of vessels.”

That the incident stirred the tensions of the day is apparent in a letter written by John Adriance, a Columbia merchant and civic leader, on Oct. 26, 1865, published in “The Papers of Andrew Johnson, Vol. 9.”

“I deem it my duty as an act of justice to Col JC DeGress Provost Marshal General of the Eastern District of Texas, to state that I was traveling in Company with him on the 15th inst in Brazoria County, when a Messenger came to the place where we were stopping and asked for a Doctor,” Adriance wrote.

“Col DeGress asked him what he wanted a Doctor for, to which he replied that Mr Wm P Johnson had accidentally [sic] shot himself through the Arm, and they could not arrest the bleeding — that he had tried to get a Surgeon to go down and attend to him but was unable to procure the services of any one.

“Col DeGress than made an endorsement on the paper which the messenger had, ordering the Provost Marshal at Columbia Brazoria County to send a Surgeon to Mr Johnson at once, even if he had to do so by force of Arms, and send a Soldier with said Surgeon and have him repeat his visits as long as Mr. Johnson required his services.

“The Messenger went to Columbia and procured a Physician who went down in conformity with the order of Col DeGress. A few days after the Post Surgeon went down (he being absent on the day the Messenger arrived) and has been in attendance as I am informed until Mr Johnson died.

“Col DeGress manifested the greatest anxiety to serve Mr Johnson, and if he had been his Father, he could not have done more for him.”

A footnote to this letter states that Texas Secretary of State James H. Bell endorsed Adriance’s letter, praising the Columbia merchant as a “man second to none as a citizen in point of respectability and moral worth,” adding, “I should desire every statement he might make as entitled to the fullest credence.”

The footnote adds that President Johnson apparently accepted the explanation that nothing more could have been done for his brother.

An article written in the Tennessee Historical Quarterly was uncovered by Ronald Livingston of Clute, to that explain the situation a bit further:

“There had been no resident physician in Velasco for some ten years, and it was not until the 9th that a neighbor, S.C. West, sent for a physician, one Doctor Stevens. Later, Dr. O.H. Seeds, of Columbia, was called in, and on the 11th he amputated the arm. A few days later, Johnson was taken to Columbia, and there sometime in late October, he died of gangrene.

The 1860 census of Brazoria County listed William P. Johnson as a 59-year old carpenter born in North Carolina, with a wife, Sara G. Johnson, 59; daughters, Elizabeth, 18, and Olive, 15; and sons Nathan, 13; Albert, 9; and William, 3.

Like much historical research, the first clue to this bit of history turned up in the search for information about a totally unrelated matter — an application by John Adriance for a special pardon following the Civil War.

His application was accompanied by a letter of endorsement from William P. Johnson to the president.

That letter began, “Dear Brother.”
Marie Beth Jones, a published author and free-lance writer based in Angleton, is chairwoman of the Brazoria County Historical Commission.

 

Sara G. Johnson, 59; born abt 1801

daughters,

Elizabeth Johnson, 18, born abt 1842

ELIZABETH JOHNSON, b. 17 Feb 1842, La Grange, Troup Co., GA; d. 16 Jan 1905, Paducah, Floyd Co., KY. http://famgen.genheirlooms.com/johnson2.htm

Olive Johnson, 15;  born abt 1845

OLIVER JOHNSON, b. 10 Mar 1845, La Grange, Troup Co., GA; d. 10 Oct 1864, Columbia, Brazoria Co., TX.More About OLIVER JOHNSON:
Burial: Mar 1864,
Columbia, Brazoria Co., TX
Census: 1850, 800 Dist. Troup Co., GA, Pg. 99B, #8

 

sons

Nathan Johnson, 13; born abt 1847

NATHAN R. JOHNSON, b. 17 Jan 1847, La Grange, Troup Co., GA; d. 08 Nov 1929, Dillstadt, MO http://famgen.genheirlooms.com/johnson2.htm

 

Albert Johnson, 9 born abt 1851

ALBERT JOHNSON, b. 10 Apr 1852, Columbus, Columbia Co., GA; d. 18 Feb 1866, Nashville, Davidson Co., TN. More About ALBERT JOHNSON:
Burial: Mt. Olivet Cemetery,
Nashville, TN http://famgen.genheirlooms.com/johnson2.htm

 

William Johnson, 3. born abt 1862

WILLIAM PATTERSON JOHNSON, JR., b. 25 Apr 1857, Gerard, AL; d. 07 Nov 1933, Nashville, Davidson Co., TN. http://famgen.genheirlooms.com/johnson2.htm
1860 census of Brazoria County

 

President Johnson’s brother outspoken


Published November 19, 2007

One of the stories that appeared in this column a couple of years ago, as well as in the “Tales from the Brazos” book, tells of the death of U.S. President Andrew Johnson’s older brother, William P. Johnson.

William, who was living in Brazoria County just after the end of the Civil War, accidentally shot himself when his gun discharged while he was in a boat on the Brazos River.

The wound became infected, his arm was removed a few days later, and he died of gangrene.

While searching past issues of the New York Times that now are available on the Internet, Michael Bailey, curator at the Brazoria County Historical Museum, recently found three stories about William that appeared about five months apart.

The first two were simply about William’s visit to see the president and his political views during the period just after the war’s end.

In a story on Aug. 17, 1865, the Times states Johnson “of Brazoria County, Texas, has recently been in Washington (on) a visit to his brother, the President of the United States, whom he had previously seen only once, at their mother’s deathbed, since 1839.”

Four years older than the president, William was 65, a carpenter by trade and “uncompromisingly opposed to slavery, but does not believe in giving the negroes (sic) the ballot,” according to the story.

Regarding that subject, William, who described himself as “a strong opponent of secession” and had two sons who served the U.S. as soldiers during the war, said the president “would not give me any definite information” as to his policies regarding the South.

The second article in the Times, which concerned an interview covering William’s views on Southern farming, was published Aug. 20, 1865.

It describes Johnson as being “four years older than his distinguished brother, but … still robust and vigorous.” As he had for many years, William, “a mechanic by trade,” expected “to support his family of six persons by the labor of his hands.”

He scoffed at the notion “that a white man can’t work in the South as well as a negro,” adding he had laid slates on housetops in New Orleans and Baton Rouge on many days in June.

“Mr. Johnson is short of stature, stout and muscular, has a keen, gray eye, and a truly patriarchal beard,” according to the article. “He is vivacious and rapid in his utterance, fond of telling or hearing a good story; quick to make his point by a pithy, homely comparison; of keen insight into character; and his conversation (is) filled with practical facts, collected in a life time of close observation.”

In what had to be a classic understatement, the writer stated William had “none of the reticence of a politician,” but easily uttered opinions that were “pronounced and unmistakable,” evincing a hatred of slavery and secession.

The writer considered him “eminently a self-made man” whose ideas had “the strength without the breadth which is peculiar to such characters.”

William further was described as a shrewd, clear-headed observer of Southern men and institutions through a long lifetime, with views the writer considered “worthy of much consideration.”

William had not seen the president “except for twenty-four hours at their mother’s deathbed, since 1839, till he met him a few weeks ago in Washington,” the article states.

In response to questions, William said the average profit on slave labor was no more than 6 percent, and would be much less, “if it were not for the increase of the negroes.”

If the slaves were unproductive, as he said was the case in the great cotton regions, and the owner realized nothing but their labor, “he would not, I am confident, net more than two and a half per cent on his investment,” William added.

He described the slaves as “wasteful,” and said they left so much waste matter in the cotton they picked that buyers “always prefer the poor man’s bale, because they know it has been picked clean by him and his children, and will buy it first.”

Asked to comment on a suggestion Texas be set off and turned over to the blacks, Johnson replied he “would like to see it done. I want them all out of the country. But they wouldn’t stand it long. In three years they’d relapse into barbarism, and we’d have to feed them.”

You have to wonder at the repercussions of his remarks on his brother’s presidency in that controversial era.

Then, in January 1866, some six weeks after William’s death, the Times printed a letter to the editor designed to refute a story the paper had printed a few days earlier.

Headlined “The Facts about President Johnson’s Brother,” this letter is signed “TRUTH.”

It states: “’The sons of Mr. William Johnson, brother of the President, have published a letter confirming the reports that their father, who was accidentally injured by the discharge of his own gun, died for want of surgical treatment, the rebel surgeons of the vicinity refusing to render any assistance, on the ground that Mr. Johnson was a brother of the President. The accident occurred at Velasco, Texas, and the family were obliged to send to Columbia, one hundred miles distant, for a Federal surgeon.

“‘When applied to for their professional ministrations, the medical faculty of Velasco replied that there were too many Johnsons.’”

The letter writer’s response follows: “The sons of Mr. Wm. M. (sic) Johnson were not in Texas at the time of the death of their father, and are doing injustice to his memory, as well as to the medical faculty of Brazoria County, by sanctioning a sensation article which appeared several days since.

“There was not at the time of the accident, nor has there ever been, a resident physician in Velasco. The place is not large enough to sustain one.

“The remarks, therefore, attributed to the medical faculty of Velasco are manufactured for a sensational purpose, for they are utterly untrue.

“Drs. Morris and Anthony could not leave their patients, it being a sickly period; the other amputated Mr. Johnson’s arm, after which he lived about ten days, but being an old feeble man, sank under the shock.

“The writer was in Columbia at the time of the death of Mr. Johnson, and there was every mark of respect shown him by the people attending his funeral.”

Again, you have to wonder how well this information was received by the newspaper’s readers in the North, during a period when bitterness and distrust were still felt so keenly on both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line.

Marie Beth Jones is a published author and freelance writer based in Angleton.
http://stories.thefacts.com/story.lasso?ewcd=ba26897afaa64830


My Notes:

 

This appears that William Johnson had older sons, and also a letter written: The sons of Mr. Wm. M. (sic) Johnson were not in Texas at the time of the death of their father.

 

William, who described himself as “a strong opponent of secession” and had two sons who served the U.S. as soldiers during the war.

 

Check the 1850 Census above, it does have older sons in it for William Johnson and Sarah G. Johnson

 

1869 ERA Andrew Johnson returned to Greeneville, Tennessee where he remained active in politics. He returned to public office in 1875 winning election to the U.S. Senate, but later that same year Andrew Johnson suffered a stroke and soon died. The seventeenth president of the United States was laid to rest on his land in Greeneville, Tennessee. Johnson requested that his body be wrapped in an American flag and laid on a copy of the Constitution. This request summarizes the man well. Born of humble origins in North Carolina's capital city, Johnson always supported the rights of the working class. He maintained a strong love of the Constitution and the federal Union it embodied. He willingly supported the Union cause, rejecting the actions of his home state http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/nc/bio/public/johnson.htm

 

1869 April 22 Died Robert Johnson son of President Andrew Johnson

Robert Johnson
Colonel, First Tennessee Cavalry
Died April 22, 1869
Aged 33 years MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

 

1870 Census Davidson Co. TN

Nathan Johnson age 22 b. Alabama

Sarah Johnson age 54  b. TN

W. P. Johnson age 14  b. AL

Andrew Johnson age 34 b. TN

Julia  age 22 b. Ireland

Ellen  age 13 b. MISSOURI

 

Researchers NOTES

SARAH JOHNSON FAMILY AND ANDREW JOHNSON FAMILY LIVING NEXT DOOR TO EACH OTHER IN THE 1870 DAVIDSON CO. TN CENSUS.

 

Andrew says mother b. NC but Sarah says she was born TN.

 

Here is Andrew above in the 1870 Davidson Census and please note where sister? Ellen was born abt 1867 in Missouri:

 

Was Ellen the sister of Andrew?

Carolyn Mason Anderson

 

Researchers Notes:

1880 Census: Sarah Johnson was living with her son and family Goodletsville, Davidson Co. TN in the

Researchers Notes

Tony & Carolyn,

I have done quite a bit of dabbling on these families.  Every once in a while I go back and fill in census data as I have time.  The Andrew Johnson in the 1880 census is definitely a son of William Patterson Johnson.his mother is living with them at that point.  The 13 year old is according to the data I have from Mrs. Charles Hansrote's records, a daughter of Andrew and Julia Evers.  Andrew is married two more times according to that data - but I have no way of confirming those relationships through census data since Andrew died in 1897.  I suspect that if someone did some work with Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Davidson Co., TN that they might find some connections through the cemetery records.  I have pasted below a report on the descendants of William Patterson Johnson, Sr. - hopefully this will be of some use for you!

 

Carmen Johnson From: Carmen M. Johnson

 

 

1875 July 31, Andrew Johnson’s Death:  at Carter’s Station, Tennessee

Reside at Elizabethton, Carter County, Tenn., July 31, 1875; interment in the Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, Greene County, Tenn. http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=J000116

 

Death: Carter County, Tennessee, July 31, 1875 http://www.americanheritage.com/people/presidents/johnson_andrew.shtml

 

Carter’s Station, Tennessee

 

Andrew Johnson
Seventeenth President of the United States
Born December 29, 1808
Died July 31, 1875
"His faith in the people never wavered"
MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

THE DEATH OF EX PRESIDENT JOHNOSN--July 31, 1875

A special telegram from Greenville ,Tennessee ,July 31 to the Chicago Times gives the following particulars of the death of Senator and ex President Johnson. Ex-president Andrew Johnson expired at the residence of his daughter Mrs. William R. Brown, formerly Mrs. Stover, at half past two this morning, of paralysis and heart disease: combined, super induced by a low state to the system and over exertion as is supposed.

 

Mr. Johnson left Greenville on Wednesday morning at 6 o’Clock. For a visit to his wife and daughter. Mrs. Brown was at the home of the latter. Which is some seven and one-half miles northwest of Carter’s Station in Carter County, this state apparently in good health and spirits. He rode from Carter’s to the farm house in an open carriage, and was apparently much fatigued with the ride. Which was over a very rough piece of road and complained also of being excessive thirst. Aside from the fatigue, however , he seemed in unusual good spirits and spent the day in visiting with the family and looking about the farm. About four o’clock having come from a short walk, while sitting in his chair laughing and chatting with his daughter and grandchildren, he suddenly fell from his chair to the floor. Speechless and apparently in great pain.

 

There were no persons in the house at this time except Mrs. Johnson. Mrs. Brown and her three children. Mr. Johnson soon rallied somewhat and being helped to a couch, regained his speech and requested no physician be sent for, as it was but trifling matter. No physician in fact was called in until the next day in the afternoon, when Dr. Jobe a country physician, was sent for, who applied vigorous treatment of counter-irritation and administered an emetic.

 

As ad result seemed easier but the symptoms continuing of a serious character, the relatives at Greenville, comprising of his son, Andrew Johnson, Jr., and Mrs. Judge Patterson and her children were sent for by messenger and requested to bring with them Drs. Broyles, and Taylor physicians of Greenville, the former Mr. Johnson’s family physician for many years. They arrived at the farm house on Friday at 6 o’clock , only to discover that the illustrious patient was already past help and in a totally unconscious state, having lost the power of speech and sinking very rapidly.

 

During the day Mr. Johnson had rallied at intervals and conversed briefly of family matters, not however as a man conscious of approaching dissolution. The last act of consciousness apparent was in answer to a question from Dr. Jobe concerning the breaking of an arm, some years ago by an accident, and a request to know what arm it was. Mr Johnson raised his right arm slightly in response, and this was the final act of consciousness evidenced and from this time, about six o’clock Friday evening up to the hour of his death he gave no token of sensibility.

 

The only persons present at the time of his death were his wife, his son Andrew, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Patterson and Mrs. Brown’s three children, of the relatives; together with Drs. Jobe, Broyles and Taylor. Maj. Pettibone Assistant United states District Attorney for East Tennessee, who is fellow townsman of Mr. Johnson, tell me that Mr. Johnson last Sunday had a conversation with him concerning his health. during which he stated that since his recovery from a severe attack of cholera two years ago , he had never fully recovered the use of his lower limbs, from the knees down, obey the behests of his will, often stumbling in walking and some two weeks ago in fact having fallen and bruised his side and face considerably . Aside from this fact, however, the Major states he declared himself in excellent health.

 

Mr. Johnson would have been sixty-seven years of age the 19th of December next ,had he lived. He was of a very robust habit , a tremendous worker and bade fair to live for twenty years more apparently, although Dr. Taylor states he had looked for a breakdown in health at any time. Mr. Johnson’s son immediately started for the station, after the death of his father and took the train for Bristol and telegraphed from thence the news to this place, there being no telegraph at Carter’s. The news burst like a thunder-clap form clear sky down on his fellow men.

Another article has above information plus… Es. President Andrew Johnson died July 31st . The announcement of his death cause profound sorrow throughout his sate and other sections of the country. The news was conveyed to President Grant at Long Branch on the afternoon of July 31st and he was deeply affected by the information. An executive Order was immediately issued that the
Executive Mansion and the several departments in Washington should be draped in mourning until the

Close of the day designated for the funeral of the ex-president and that all public business should be suspended on that day. The War and Navy Department were also instructed to pay suitable honors to the memory of the deceased Andrew Johnson once President of the United States. Information --I am not related. Probably a former presidents genealogy is well known. He died like any ordinary person. Ann http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/pageload.cgi?president::johnson::28362.html  From: Jodi From: notsogringa@aol.com

 

1875 Era Aft. Death of President Andrew Johnson:

James H. Robinson remained with Maj. Pettibone for about five years, and then formed a partnership and practiced with Thomas Maloney, and with him was counsel for four years for President Johnson's estate, and conducted the noted case, before the supreme court, of Bessie M. Johnson, the widow of Andrew Johnson, Jr., against the administration of President Johnson's estate, which case was argued four different times before the supreme bench of Tennessee. http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/goodspeed/bios3.htm

 

Bessie M. Johnson

Andrew Johnson Jr. was the only Johnson son to marry. He married Bessie Rumbough of Hot Springs, NC and found occupation first as a newspaper editor and later as manager of a cotton mill. He only outlived his parents by four years.

Even though Andrew Jr. was the only Johnson son to marry, he and his wife had no children. His marker reads “To the memory of my husband.”

 

James H. Robinson

Maj. Pettibone

Thomas Maloney,

 

1876 Jan 15 Died Eliza Johnson wife of President Andrew Johnson

Eliza Johnson
Born October 4, 1810
Died January 15, 1876
"In Memory of our Father and Mother"\ MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

1879 March 12:  Died Andrew Johnson Jr. son of President Andrew Johnson

 

Andrew Johnson Jr.
Died March 12, 1879
Aged 26 years
"To the Memory of my Husband" MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

1880 Census Goodletsville, Davidson, Tennessee

Andrew Johnson age 45 U.S. Mail Agt.,

Andrew's father b. TN. Andrew says mother b. NC

 

Julia age 43 Postmistress, wife, b. Ireland and both parents b. Ireland

Anna age 10, daughter b. TN

Harriett Hatch age 60 b. TN, Black Cook

SARAH JOHNSON age 66 b. TN, widowed and Mother to Head of household Andrew Johnson. Father b. NC and Mother b. VA

 

SARAH JOHNSON DAVIDSON CO

 

1883 April 19 Died Martha Johnson daughter of President Andrew Johnson

Mary Johnson Stover
Born May 8, 1832
Died April 19, 1883 MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

1891 Nov 3: David Trotter Patterson Son in Law of President Andrew Johnson died

 

David Trotter Patterson
Died November 3, 1891
Age 73 years
Judge First Judicial Circuit
U. S. Senator MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm



1923 Jan 25: Andrew Johnson Stover Grandson of Presdient Andrew Johnson died

Andrew Johnson Stover
January 25, 1923 MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

1929 Nov 8: Nathan R. Johnson Nephew of President Andrew Johnson died

 

NATHAN R. JOHNSON, b. 17 Jan 1847, La Grange, Troup Co., GA; d. 08 Nov 1929, Dillstadt, MO http://famgen.genheirlooms.com/johnson2.htm

 

 

1932 Feb 25: Andrew Johnson Patterson Grandson of President Andrew Johnson died

Andrew Johnson Patterson
Born February 25, 1857
Died June 25, 1932 MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

 

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MISC TO ABOVE

 

MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

Constitution of the United States
Andrew Johnson
Seventeenth President of the United States
Born December 29, 1808
Died July 31, 1875
"His faith in the people never wavered" MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

 

Eliza Johnson
Born October 4, 1810
Died January 15, 1876
"In Memory of our Father and Mother"\ MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

Mary Johnson Stover
Born May 8, 1832
Died April 19, 1883
MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

Andrew Johnson Jr.
Died March 12, 1879
Aged 26 years
"To the Memory of my Husband"
MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

Charles Johnson
Surgeon, United States Volunteers
Died April 4, 1863
Aged 33 years
MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

Robert Johnson
Colonel, First Tennessee Cavalry
Died April 22, 1869
Aged 33 years
MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

Andrew Johnson Stover
January 25, 1923
MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

David Trotter Patterson
Died November 3, 1891
Age 73 years
Judge First Judicial Circuit
U. S. Senator
MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

Martha Johnson Patterson
Died July 10, 1901
Age 73 years
"Lady of the White House 1865-9
Her Mother Being an Invalid"
MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

Andrew Johnson Patterson
Born February 25, 1857
Died June 25, 1932
MONUMENT HILL CEMETERY
Greene County, Tennessee Submitted by  Carol D. Keith http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/cemetery/wpa-mon-hill.htm

 

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REPORTS

 

From: Carmen M. Johnson

To: 'Tony Johnson'

Sent: Sunday, August 31, 2008 12:45 PM

Subject: RE: Parent Co

 

Tony,

I thought you might find this interesting.  This information came from the work that Ted Johnson and I had done.  I haven’t touched it in quite a while…but I think it might offer you some insights.  Our Johnson more than likely came through Amelia Co., VA.  We are fairly sure of the connection with Silvanus Johnson.  Our best guess was that William Johnson (grandfather of Andrew) had land at one time and lost it…either in his generation or that of his father.  The supposition was that they were probably well-to-do at one time and had fallen on hard times.  Anyway, much of this is theory and still needs a lot of work…but you can see the links. 

 

Carmen Johnson

 

 

Ancestors of President Andrew Johnson

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

        1.  President Andrew Johnson, born 29 Dec 1808 in Raleigh, Wake Co., NC; died 31 Jul 1875 in Stoney Creek or Carter's Station, Carter Co.,  TN.  He was the son of 2. Jacob Johnson and 3. Mary "Polly" McDonogh.  He married (1) Eliza McCardle 17 May 1827 in Warrensburg, Greene Co., TN.  She was born 04 Oct 1810 in Greeneville, Greene Co., TN1, and died 15 Jan 1876 in Carter Co., TN.  She was the daughter of John McCardle and Sarah Phillips.

 

 

 

 

More About Eliza McCardle:

Died 2: 19 Jan 1876, Greeneville, Greene Co., TN1

Burial: Jan 1976, Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greene Co., TN

Census: 1850, Greenville Twp., Greene Co., TN, Pg. 143, #76

 

Generation No. 2

 

        2.  Jacob Johnson, born 17 Apr 1778 in Augusta Co., VA1; died 04 Jan 1812 in Raleigh, Wake Co., NC.  He was the son of 4. William JOHNSON.  He married 3. Mary "Polly" McDonogh 09 Sep 1801 in NC1.

        3.  Mary "Polly" McDonogh, born 17 Jul 1783 in NC1; died 13 Feb 1856 in Greeneville, Greene Co., TN1.

 

More About Jacob Johnson:

Burial: Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greene Co., TN

Monument: Erected June 9, 1867 in Raleigh, Wake Co., NC

 

More About Mary "Polly" McDonogh:

Burial: Feb 1856, Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greene Co., TN

       

Children of Jacob Johnson and Mary McDonogh are:

                           i.    William Patterson Johnson, Sr.2, born 10 Oct 1804 in Raleigh, Wake Co., NC3; died 24 Oct 1865 in Columbia, Brazoria Co., TX; married Sarah Giddings McDonough 23 Feb 18324; born 12 Jan 1816 in Bledsoe Co., TN5; died 20 Apr 1882 in Goodlettsville, Davidson Co., TN5.

 

 

More About William Patterson Johnson, Sr.:

Burial: Oct 1865, Columbia, Brazoria Co., TX

Census: 1850, 800 Dist. Troup Co., GA, Pg. 99B, #8

 

More About Sarah Giddings McDonough:

Burial: Apr 1882, Goodlettsville Cemetery, Davidson Co., TN

Burial Facts: Remains moved to Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville, TN

Census 1: 1850, 800 Dist. Troup Co., GA, Pg. 99B, #8

Census 2: 1870, District 20, Davidson Co., TN, Pg 33, #253

Census 3: 1880, Dist. 79, Goodletsville, Davidson Co., TN, Pg. 11, #101

 

                          ii.    Elizabeth Johnson, born 14 Mar 18066; died in Died young.

        1               iii.    President Andrew Johnson, born 29 Dec 1808 in Raleigh, Wake Co., NC; died 31 Jul 1875 in Stoney Creek or Carter's Station, Carter Co.,  TN; married Eliza McCardle 17 May 1827 in Warrensburg, Greene Co., TN.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

        4.  William JOHNSON, born Abt. 1752 in Johnston Co., NC; died Aft. 1805.  He was the son of 8. Richard JOHNSON and 9. Phereby.

       

Children of William JOHNSON are:

                           i.    William Johnson

                          ii.    John Johnson, born Abt. 1772 in NC; died Abt. 1828 in St. Mark's District, Wake Co., NC; married Martha Andrews 20 Sep 1791 in Wake Co., NC; born Abt. 1777.

                         iii.    Jesse Johnson, born 1776 in Johnston Co., NC; died 1858 in Raleigh, Wake Co., NC; married (1) Ann Moneyham 07 May 1800 in Wake Co., NC; born 1782 in Wake Co., NC; died Bef. 1850; married (2) Jane Utley Bef. 1850; born 1820 in NC.

 

More About Jesse Johnson:

Census: 1850, Raleigh, Wake Co., NC, Pg. 283B, #494

 

        2               iv.    Jacob Johnson, born 17 Apr 1778 in Augusta Co., VA; died 04 Jan 1812 in Raleigh, Wake Co., NC; married Mary "Polly" McDonogh 09 Sep 1801 in NC.

                          v.    Moses JOHNSON, born Abt. 1788 in Randolph Co., NC; died Abt. 1873 in Carter Co., TN; married (1) Nancy MAYFIELD 06 May 1816 in Granville Co., NC; born Abt. 1780 in Orange Co., NC ?; died Bet. 1850 - 1855 in Carter Co., TN ?; married (2) Rachel McInturff 03 Oct 1855 in Carter Co., TN; born Abt. 1828 in TN.

 

More About Moses JOHNSON:

Burial: 1873, Near the Union Baptist Church, Carter Co., TN

Census 1: 1850, 3rd Civil District, Carter Co., TN, Pg.170 #11

Census 2: 1860, 2nd Division, Carter Co., TN, Pg. 81, #532

Census 3: 1870, Dist. #3, Hampton, Johnson Co., TN, Pg. 15, #104

Education: Couldn't read or write

Occupation: Mail Carrier

 

More About Nancy MAYFIELD:

Census: 1850, 3rd Civil District, Carter Co., TN, Pg.170 #11

Education: Couldn't read or write

 

                         vi.    Aaron Johnson, born Bet. 1790 - 1800; married Betsy Ragan 17 Aug 1816 in Raleigh, Wake Co., NC.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

        8.  Richard JOHNSON, born Bet. 1730 - 1740 in VA; died Bef. Nov 1769 in Johnston Co., NC.  He was the son of 16. Silvanus JOHNSON.  He married 9. Phereby.

        9.  Phereby, died Abt. 1821.

 

More About Richard JOHNSON:

Emigration: Settled in NC in 1754

       

Children of Richard JOHNSON and Phereby are:

        4                 i.    William JOHNSON, born Abt. 1752 in Johnston Co., NC; died Aft. 1805.

                          ii.    Silvanus "Sill" Johnson, born Abt. 1758; married Betsy Watkins 10 Dec 1778 in Wake Co., NC.

                         iii.    Richard Johnson, born Abt. 1760.

                         iv.    Samuel Johnson, born Abt. 1762.

                          v.    Esther Johnson, born Abt. 1764; married Richard A. Smith.

                         vi.    Philip Johnson, born Abt. 1766; married Nancy Giles 26 Feb 1792 in Johnston Co., NC.

                        vii.    Phereby Johnson, born Abt. 1768 in Johnston Co., NC; died Bef. 1807 in Johnston Co., NC; married Alexander Penny 28 Aug 1787 in Johnston Co., NC; born Abt. 1766 in Johnston Co., NC; died 1843 in Wake Co., NC.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

        16.  Silvanus JOHNSON, born Abt. 1696 in Amelia Co., VA; died Bet. 13 Sep - Oct 1763 in Johnston Co., NC.  He was the son of 32. Henry JOHNSON and 33. Elizabeth MUFFETT.

 

Notes for Silvanus JOHNSON:

Living on Snail Creek, Amelia Co., VA in 1742.  Moved to Johnson Co., NC about 1775

 

I am looking for any information on the descendants of Silvanus "Sill" Johnson Silvanus ("Sill") Johnson, who had come to Johnston County, NC about 1755 from Prince Edward County, VA(previously Amelia County, VA).

Research on Sill Johnson indicates that he owned land on Snail's Creek in Prince Edward County, VA (which was formed from Amelia Co.) and had come to Johnston Co., NC by 1755. He owned considerable lands on White Oak Branch, which is on the north side of Swift Creek. He must have had two marriages. A record in 1742 in Amelia Co., VA indicates that his first wife

was Elizabeth. By her, he was the father of Richard, Sill, Jr., William,and Henry. Silvanus Sill Johnson died in 1763. His family heavily intermarried with William Johnston's descendants of which I have a lot of information on gratis a double 3rd cousin Mark Valsame who is a professional archivist plus other branches of the family which where found on the WEB.

 

Johnson, Sil Apl. 5, 1748

Amelia County

934a. on both side of Snales Creek

Patents No. 26, 1747-48, p 399

 

This I got from Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants.

Card 11 of 76

 

Silvanus "Sill" Johnson

Harnett County Heritage Book

 

        Many Johnsons in eastern Harnett County are the descendants of Silvanus Johnson who died between September 13, 1763 and October 1763 and Elizabeth Carrell who died in 1769.  Sill may have been born in Lancaster County, Virginia.  A Sill Johnson acquired land in Prince Edward and Amelia Counties in Virginia.  His brother Richard Johnson and he acquired land in Johnston County, North Carolina in 1748.  John Carrell, brother of Elizabeth Carrell Johnson, deeded land on Swift Creek to Sill Johnson.  This acreage was part of a grant to John Carrell from the Earl of Granville in 1752.  In 1760, a petition was made to the county court for Sill Johnson to build a gristmill on White Oak Swamp.  In 1761, the State of North Carolina granted Sill Johnson 450 acres on the White Oak Swamp.  Sill granted 225 acres on the south side to Henry Johnson and 225 acres on the north side to Sill Johnson, Jr.  On September 13, 1763, Sill Johnson wrote his will leaving his wife Elizabeth Carrell Johnson the manor plantation and his son a reversional interest in his plantation.  Abasalon Johnson was to receive the remainder of sill's estate.  Sill must have died prior to October 19, 1763, because his widow and son Henry presented the will of Sill Johnson in court that date.  Henry Johnson exhibited in court an inventory of the Sill Johnson estate on July 16, 1765.

        Sill Johnson, Jr. was born before April 1744, and died before January 1, 1787.  He married Elizabeth (?) and located in Rowan County, NC.  Henry Johnson was born before April 1744, and died between October 11, 1807 and November 1807.  Henry married Sealy West, daughter of Robert West.  Benjamin, the Harnett County forebearer, was born after April 1744 and died after 1820.  He married Mary (?).  He left Johnston County to live in Wake County, but later settled in Cumberland County (later Harnett).  Absolon was born after April 1744, and located in Robeson County.

        Ben Johnson and his wife Mary sold 40 acres on the south side of Swift Creek to a Richard Apperson.  Later on February 17, 1775, Benjamin of Wake County deeded 150 acres in Johnston County on the north side of Swift Creek to Benjamin Clements of Wake County.  This tract of land earlier belonged to John Carrell and Sill Johnson.  Ben Johnson is found on records in Cumberland County, NC in 1801.  Three hundred acres on a branch of Black River were deeded by Benjamin Johnson, Sr. to Sill Johnson.  Sill Johnson and Benjamin Johnson show up on the same 1820 census of Cumberland County.  Benjamin sold land to Sill in 1831.  Benjamin's issues are Benjamin Johnson, Jr., who was born before 1775 and died after 1834 in Cumberland County, and Sill Johnson who was born about 1786.  Other than the 300 acres he acquired in 1801, he received 100 acres via grant on Panther Branch in Cumberland County from John Green.  Benjamin, Sr., later deeded other tracts of land to Sill in 1831.  Sill was twice married.  First, he married Edith (?) who died between the 1850 and 1860 census count.  A second wife Sarah (Sally) is listed as 64 years of age on the 1860 count.  Sill and Edith had six children. 

        Hugh A. Johnson was their first child being born on April 30, 1816., and dying between 1870-1873.  He married Angelina Barnes who was born on February 5, 1819, and died after 1894.  Angie was the daughter of David and Bethania Newsom Barnes.  Hugh's sister was born about 1831, married Lewis Bryant Barnes, born about 1815.  Angie and Lewis were siblings.  Lewis died before 1870.  Morrella Johnson, another sister of Hugh's, was born about 1820.  John Johnson, a brother to Hugh, was born 1829; Lucy Johnson was born in 1832 and died October 12, 1899.  She married Neil Barnes who was the son of John and Sarah McLeod Barnes.  Rufus and Lucy Johnson were both 17 on the 1850 census indicating that they were twin siblings of Hugh.

        On this same 1850 census of Cumberland County listed Hugh Johnson as age 35 with real estate value of $200; Angelina was listed as age 29.  In the 1860 Harnett County census records, Hugh's real estate increased to $1600 and he had twelve living children residing in the Hugh A. Johnson dwelling.

        These children were Mary Johnson (November 15, 1841), Lewis (January 1843- he died before the next census), Louise E. "Lucy" (January 25, 1844), Elizabeth D. (August 20, 1845), William C. (October 14, 1846, civil Ann (April 8, 1848), David H. was born May 26, 1849 and died March, 1908.  "Hen" married Lena Weaver. Edy Winifred Johnson  (August 4, 1850), Benjamin Franklin (May 5, 1852- May 7, 1820) married Mary Alice Johns(t)on (August 4, 1857-April 5, 1938). She was the daughter of Amos Greene Johns(t)on and Mary Alice Sutton of Johnston County.  Sarah A. (January 14/1854), Martha M. (November 29, 1855), Thomas J. was born August 20, 1858 and married Effie Parrish, Hanna (March 6, 1859) married Robert L. Johns(t)on - brother of Mary Alice.  John A. (September 25, 1860 - September 26, 1813) married Mary Gregory.

 

Sources:  Mark Valsame notes.  Family Bibles.  U.S. Census Records

 

By:  Gayle Johnson Sorrell

Pg 266-267 From: Carmen M. Johnson

 

 

 

       

Children of Silvanus JOHNSON are:

        8                 i.    Richard JOHNSON, born Bet. 1730 - 1740 in VA; died Bef. Nov 1769 in Johnston Co., NC; married Phereby.

                          ii.    Silvanus "Sill" Johnson, Jr., born Bet. 1730 - 1740 in Johnston Co., NC; died Bet. 1770 - 1780 in Johnston Co., NC; married Elizabeth "Betty".

                         iii.    Henry Johnson, born Abt. 1742; died Abt. 1807; married (1) Sealy West; married (2) Martha Beasley.

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

        32.  Henry JOHNSON, died 1722 in Lancaster Co., VA.  He was the son of 64. Silvanus JOHNSON.  He married 33. Elizabeth MUFFETT Bef. 1696.

        33.  Elizabeth MUFFETT  She was the daughter of 66. William MUFFETT.

 

Notes for Elizabeth MUFFETT:

Dear Carmen:

 

Sil Johnson had a son Henry who married Elizabeth Muffet of Stones Island, Maryland.  (on Chesapeake

Bay about 150 miles from Wash.DC)  It is located across from Lancaster County, Va.

 I believe he is father of our Silvanus of Amelia County. I traveled in Lancaster County many times

on business.   Had I only known then!

 

Hope  your mother is doing Okay and that you are doing well and continuing to do research.   Have not done much  this summer.  I gave your name to Johnson Willis, whose mother was related to Sil's brother's family.

 

Ted

       

Child of Henry JOHNSON and Elizabeth MUFFETT is:

        16               i.    Silvanus JOHNSON, born Abt. 1696 in Amelia Co., VA; died Bet. 13 Sep - Oct 1763 in Johnston Co., NC; married (2) Elizabeth CARRELL.

 

 

Generation No. 7

 

        64.  Silvanus JOHNSON

 

Notes for Silvanus JOHNSON:

Servant Information Agent Information

Name: Silvanus Johnson Name: Edward Gibbs

Gender: male  Gender: male 

Occupation:  Occupation: 

Place of Origin:  Place of Origin: 

Spouse's Name:  

Indenture Information Servant's Parents Information

Date of Indenture: August 18 1662 Name: 

Indenture Length: 4 years Occupation: 

Destination: Virginia 

Ship:  

Notes: 

 

       

Children of Silvanus JOHNSON are:

        32               i.    Henry JOHNSON, died 1722 in Lancaster Co., VA; married Elizabeth MUFFETT Bef. 1696.

                          ii.    Thomas Johnson

 

 

        66.  William MUFFETT, born in Stone's Island, Patuxent River, MD.

       

Child of William MUFFETT is:

        33               i.    Elizabeth MUFFETT, married Henry JOHNSON Bef. 1696.

 

 

 

Endnotes

 

1.  Mrs. Charles Hansrote's Records.

2.  Ellen Johnson,  (Granddaughter of William Patterson Johnson).

3.  Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America, 2nd Edition.

4.  Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, Elaine R. Clark, Museum Specialist, Genealogy from a scrapbook.

5.  Ellen Johnson,  (Granddaughter of William Patterson Johnson).

6.  Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America, 2nd Editon From: Carmen M. Johnson

 



[1] Henderson W. Johnson (b. c 1819), a farmer living in Greencastle, Iowa, listed $2,000 in real estate and $375 in personal property in 1860.  1850 Census, Tenn., Carter, 340; 1860 Census, Iowa, Jasper, 886.

[2] Moses (b. c 1788) a mail carrier, and Nicholas (b. c 1828), a carpenter, were natives of North Carolina, Probably “Washington” was the middle name of the North Carolina-born Moses Johnson (b. c 1831), obviously the son of the elder Moses, found in the census. (this Moses is not connected, cj) 1850 Census, Tenn., Carter, 340, 347; 1860 Census, Tenn., Cater, 120

[3] Henderson erred about the date of his departure, inasmuch as he, his wife, Jane C. Humphries of Carter, whom he had married in either 1841, or 1844, and their three children – Hester A., Nicholas, and John R. – along with Henderson’s twenty-two-year-old brother Nihcolas, were enumerated in the Carter County Census of 1850.  Hugh B. Johnston, Jr., Wilson, NC., to Andrew Johnson Project, February 18, 28, 1973; 1850 Census, Tenn., Carter, 340

[4] Mary Johnson Daughtry, Andrew’s mother. Johnson Papers, I, 3n