JOSEPH JOHNSON FAMILY TREE
Joseph Johnson brother of Aaron and William Johnson
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JOHNSON, BENJAMIN WARE
d.after 1828 KY
**12/6/1828 Aaron Johnson acting as agent of lawful attorney sold 117 arces in Greenville District, SC for his father Benjamin Johnson.
(*source: credited to Janet Paxton, LDS records.)
**8/5/1811 Benjamin Johnson entered into an indenture for $50.00 to purchase 50 acres near Barbourville, Knox Co., KY.
(*source:credited to Pam Johnson Holloway, Knox Co. records.)
**1800 Census of Greenville District, S.C. lists Benjamin Johnson as head of household, married and with 4 boys, and 3 daughters.
(**source: 1800 census of Greenville District, SC page 248.)
*2/1/1792 Benjamin purchased for 20 pounds 50 acres in Greenville District, SC.
(**source credited to:Janet Paxton, LDS records, & Dr. Pruitt's "Abrstacts of Deeds: Greenville County, SC, Books A, B, & C (1787-1795), 56)
b. about 1787 SC
d. after 1835 KY
*Known syblings: William b.1785? and
Aaron Johnson b.1792.
[*based on census records.]
[*The above information and any that follow in
regards to Joe and wife Phoebe Young are
credited to and property of Bruce
Nichols descedent of Rev. John F.
Young, and may NOT be reproduced without his consent.]
(**It has been said that the Johnson's
came to the U.S. from Scotland, when??.)
*Married to Phoebe YOUNG about 1819.
**Phoebe's paretns: Rev. John YOUNG
and Susan Elizabeth PARKER.
*after Joseph's death Phoebe married James
Wyatt in KY.
**Phoebe's sister Bartheny YOUNG married
William Johnson, brother of Joe & Aaron.
*Phoebe's sister Susannah YOUNG married
Aaron Johnson, brother of Joe & William.
*Known children of Joseph Johnson & Phoebe Young:
1)Joseph Johnson b.1/1/1816 KY
d.4/8/1892 KY, married to Amanda Pigg
2)Aaron Johnson b.1824 KY, married to
Lucinda MaGee b.1827 KY.
3)Hiram B. Johnson (Rev.&Judge)
b.2/13/1834 KY d.3/6/1892 KY, married in
7/12/1852 to Martha Patsy Keen b.1830.
4)Pleasant Johnson b.1827 KY d.1901 KY,
married to Milly KEAN on 8/3/1847.
5)(unknown son) b.1820 Knox Co., KY.
*Children by Phoebe Young Johnson & James Wyatt:
1)Eliza Jane Wyatt b.3/1841 KY*.
2)Minerva Wyatt b.18?? KY.
(*Eliza dob credited to Pam Evener.)
**Joseph Johnson purchased 142 acres in Greenville District, SC 3/9/1816*.
(*source: Janet Paxton LDS archives records)
b.1827 Laurel County, KY
d.1901 Laurel County, KY
#1)Mary Ann Vaughn b.1829 d.abt 1848
married 2/6/1845 Laurel Co., KY.
#2)Milly (Millie) KEEN b. 1830 KY
married 8/13/1849 KY.
**Milly's parents are John Henry KEEN b.1805
N.C. and Margaret KIRBY b.1804 N.C.
*#3)Elizabeth Bowling married 9/12/1881 KY.
*Children by Pleasant Johnson & Mary Vaughn:
1)Phoebe Johnson b.1846 KY.
*Children of Pleasant Johnson & Millie Keen:
1) Mary E. Johnson b.1850 married
Benjamin Owens on 3/20/1868 in KY.
2)Joe Johnson b.1852 Laurel Co., KY,
married to Susan PROFFITT 1874 in Laurel
Co., KY. (moved to Madison County,
Arkansas in early 1880's.)
3)Hiram Johnson b.1854 KY, married to
Susan Cook in KY.
4)Lucinda Saundra Johnson b.10/17/1856
5)Pleasant Johnson, Jr. b.11/26/1858 KY
married to Ruth ??. (info from 1880
6)Abraham L. Johnson b.8/1/1861 KY,
married to Mary Ann Doan.
7)William Johnson b.1862 KY.
8)Aaron Johnson b.5/1864 KY.
9)Susan Johnson b.1865 KY.
10)Margaret Johnson b.1867 Laurel Co.,
KY, married to Thomas Hubbard 3/7/1885
in Laurel Co., KY.
(*The above information is credited to
J.D. Martin descendent of Joe Johnson.
And Bruce Nichols descendent of Rev.
John F. Young, and may NOT be reproduced without proper consent!)
1850 Kentucky Census: Pleasant Johnson; pg. 012, #KYS5a921191.
1860 Kentucky Census: Pleasant Johnson; pg442, #KY11058473.
JOHNSON, JOSEPH "JOE"
b. 4/4/1852 London, Laurel County, KY
d.7/26/1923 near Boston, Madison County,
*Married 2/4/1874 in KY to Susan
Susuan J. PROFFITT
b.3/11/1855 Manchester, Clay County, KY
d.7/18/1934 Boston, Madison County, AR
*Both Joe and Susan are buried in Venus
Cemetery near Boston, AR.
*Moved from Laurel County, KY to Madison
*Children: (*Are NOT listed in order of birth)
2)Nellie married to a)Williams; b)G. Sid.
3)Ellen "Dolly" married to W.A. Ramey*
(*names credited to grandson J.D. Martin)
4)Lottie married to George McAdoo
5)Mary E. married to Fred Keck
7)Charlie B. married to Vida Edna Smith
8)Walter S. married to Grace STEWART
(**The above information is credited to
J.D. Martin grandson of Ellen "Dolly"
Johnson Ramey, and may NOT be reproduced without his consent!)
1)Arkansas Land Records: homestead certif. #10259,
Joseph Johnson, June 17, 1895 purchased 150.7 acres of land in Madison Co., Ark.
2)Arkansas Land Records: homestead certif. #16502, Cyrus F. Johnson, June 28, 1905 purchased 160 acres of land in Madison Co., Ark.
JOHNSON, WALTER SCOTT
*Married to Grace STEWART.
**Grace's father was Thomas STEWART.
JOHNSON, IRVIN EDWARD
b. 3/6/1917 ARK
d. 7/19/1980 ARK
*Married to Velma BUTTS.
1)Vera Johnson d.10/2006 Fayetteville, AR
3)baby girl Johnson b/d. Madison Co., AR
*Married to (Living) KARR.
4)William Scott b.10/19/1968 Huntsville, Ark. d.3/7/1970 Little Rock, Ark., buried at Boston Cemetery, Madison Co., Ark.*
*Death date for William Johnson taken from the newspaper, "The Madison Record".
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