139. Ann "Nancy" PRICE107,108 was born on 22 September 1780 in Virginia.74,107 She died after 1850 at the age of 70.
Will of Nancy's father naming her as Ann Johnson:
Will written 16 Sep 1820; probate 6 Sep 1824.
p.102 Will of John Price Senr. To beloved wife the plantation where I now live, 415 acres with five of my Negroes, etc.
To William & Mary Ann Price, children of dec'd son John Price, Fanny & her two children
Son Thomas the plantation bequeathed to my wife after her death or marriage, Negro boy. When Thomas reaches age of 21, he shall have use & possession of ½ plantation
Balance of property to children: Ann Johnson, Daniel Price, David Price, Major Price, Sucky Duncan, Polly Price & Thomas Price to be equally divided taking into consideration sums already provided
After death of wife to be divided among children
Executors: Son Major Price & friend Gabriel Lewis
16 Sep 1820. Wit: John Price, Garret (X) Daniel, Francis Venke
6 Sep 1824 Proved.
p.128 Division of Estate of John Price dec'd.
Major J. Price, David Price, a 2nd allotment to David Price [Daniel?], Nancy Johnson, William Duncan, Joel Price, Thomas Price. Total $5950.
Will Book C, p.128 John McCarley, William Wilson and Isaac B. James, Commissioners appointed to divide the Slaves of the estate of John Price, dec'd. Allotments to Major J. Price, David Price, David [repeated but must surely mean Daniel], Nancy Johnson, William Duncan, Joel Price, Thomas Price. Each share was valued at $850. 9 Nov 1824. Delivered in court on 6 Dec 1824 and ordered recorded.
Estate of Thomas Johnson, Equity Box 38, Case 946
Lyon and Perkins vs. Nancy Johnson in regard to the sale of dower slaves left to the widow and 10 children. The following heirs are listed: Peyton M. Lyon and wife, Elizabeth Johnson Lyon, daughter. Samuel S. Perkins and wife, Mary P. Johnson Perkins, daughter. Nancy Johnson, widow. Thomas J., James G., sons. Louisa J., Margaret, daughters. William C. Price and wife, Sarah Johnson Price, daughter. William D. Price and wife, Susan Johnson Price, daughter. John P. son. William L. Johnson and wife, Nancy [Jr] Johnson Johnson, daughter. Filed 13 Mar 1834.
Thomas Johnson died intestate.
Found as a widow, age 70 in the 1850 Census, born in Virginia.
Ann "Nancy" PRICE and Thomas JOHNSON were married on 25 February 1799 in Louisa County, Virginia.109 Thomas JOHNSON102,110,111, son of James JOHNSON and Sarah TENHAM, died in November 1819 in Logan County, Kentucky.112
Feb. 25, 1799. Thomas Johnson and Nancey Price, dau. of John Price. Sur. Jesse Perkins. Wit: David Johnson. William Johnson is brother and guardian of Thomas. Married 26 Feb. by Rev. Richard Pope. [Sent by Faith Flythe, Johnson researcher. Record from Louisa Co, VA Email Sep 2001.]
I am not absolutely sure this Thomas and William Johnson are brothers but they would seem to be given the marriage record of Thomas when William his brother was his guardian and the Will of William making Thomas Johnson one of the executors.
Louisa Co DB J
p.88, 8 Dec 1800 Thomas Johnson, son of James Johnson of Louisa to John Overton. 50£. 1/10 part of land where James Johnson, dec'd, formerly lived. 20 acres more or les. Signed: Thomas Johnson
Logan Co DB B
p.255 16 Jul 1807
Elijah Ewing of Tennessee and county of Logan [No Logan Co in TN, so there is an error in this Deed] to Thomas Johnston of Logan County KY ...$500 ...200 a. in Logan County.
Logan Co DB C
p.392 14 Dec 1811
Richard Johnston, Thomas Johnston, and wife Nancy to James Stephenson ...line of Jno Price ....line of Mortons ... 150a
Witness: John Price, David Price, Saml Wilson
[Richard, probably brother of Thomas Johnson]Logan Co DB F
p.54 14 Jun 1818
John H. Morton & Sarah his wife of Fayette Co KY to James Haden. $374. 187 acres having been patented to Morton, assignee of Gilbert, assignee of Tho. Johnson. Signed: John H. Morton, Sarah P. Morton.
Thomas Johnson made a nuncupative Will. Property to be wife's during her lifetime and then to be equally divided between the children. Wit: James Stevenson.
I James Stevenson being of lawfull age and being at Thomas Johnsons in his last illness and a few days before his death and he being in his right mind and senses and being in conversation with him he said Johnson observed that he had made a will some time back and he observes that he did not like it and he said lose his name of and he said Johnson observed that his will and desire was that his wife should have all his property during her natural life and to care her children as she can and at her death the hole property to be thrown together and on equal division to be maid between his children.
Logan Co Court Orders; Book 7, p.203; Jan Term 1820. Nancy Johnson, widow of Thomas Johnson, dec'd who died about the 15th of Nov last. During the last illness and about 3 days before his death at his residence in Logan Co, the said Thomas Johnson made his noncuperative will. Nancy refused administration; granted to Benjamin Temple.
On 21 Feb 1820 the property was appraised by Gabe Lewis, Presley Morehead, John McCarley. Administrator was Benjamin Temple. Not until 2 Jan 1826 was a sale held for part of his perishable estate.
On 13 Mar 1834, sons-in-law Peyton M. Lyon and Samuel S. Perkins filed a case against the widow regarding the slaves. All 10 children listed here are named in the case.
Ann "Nancy" PRICE and Thomas JOHNSON had the following children: