William Johnson brother of Aaron and Jospeh Johnson
Related surname: Young and Parker.
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JOHNSON, BENJAMIN WARE
d.after 1828 KY
d.between 1840-50 Laurel County, KY
*Parents currently unknown.
*Married in S.C. to Bartheny YOUNG
b.1787 S.C. d.after 1860 Laurel Co., KY
(sister of Phoebe).
*William appeared in the 1820 Census of
Knox Co., KY as 26-45 yrs of age, wife
26-45, and 1 female 0-10, 1 male 10-16,
and 1 male 0-10 in his household.
*He appears in the 1830 Census of Laurel
Co., KY as bewteen ages 40-50, wife
30-40, and 1 male 10-15 and 1 male 0-10
in his household.
*He appears in the 1840 Census of Laurel
Co., KY as between ages 60-70, wife
50-60, 1 male 20-30, 1 male 10-15, 1
female 15-20, 1 female 5-10, and 1 male
0-5 in his household.
*William was in the war of 1812 from
S.C. along with his brother Aaron
Johnson and brother-in-law Pleasant
1)John Young Johnson b.1810;
2)Susannah Johnson b.1812 S.C.
3)Sion Johnson b.1815
4)William, Jr. b.1817/19
5)Hiram Johnson b.1/20/1827.
GENERATION III, CHILD I:
JOHNSON, JOHN YOUNG
d.?? Laurel Co., KY
*Married to Sarah "Sally" Ann Hart
11/3/1829 in Laurel Co., KY.
*Sarah b.1816 Laurel Co., Ky. Her
parents are Hardy and Philadelphia
1)(unknown daughter) b.1830-38 d.1850 Laurel Co., KY
2)William Johnson b. ca 1838
3)John B. Johnson b.ca 1840
4)Bertheny "Theny" Johnson b. ca 1843
5)Martha Johnson b. ca 1846 Laurel Co., KY d. by 1860 Laurel Co., KY
6)Benjamin Franklin Johnson b.1/7/1853
7)Sion Johnson b.11/1853
8)David Johnson b.1858 Laurel Co., KY.
GENERATION III, CHILD II
*Married James BUNCH 5/24/1826 in Laurel
*James and Susannah are gone from KY
census by 1840.
GENERATION III, CHILD III
d.1/6/1889 Laurel Co., KY
*Married 1/10/1836 in Laurel Co., KY to
**Martha b.3/4/1821 TN d.9/17/1899 Laurel
Co., KY. Her father was Reuben Baylen.
1)Hiram Johnson b.1844 Laurel Co., KY d.2/4/1863 Bardstown, KY, he died during the Civil War of fever.
2)Mary Catherine Johnson b.1845.
3)John Johnson b.11/18/1847.
4)William Johnson* b.5/22/1849 Laurel Co., KY (never
*according to pension papers filed by his father, on the service of Hiram Johnson, William as always
5)Bartheny M. Johnson b.9/14/1853.
6)Sion Reece Johnson* b.7/22/1858 Laurel Co., Ky married 1/16/1881 in Laurel Co., Ky to Mary L. Casteel.
*The 1900 census of Laurel Co., KY gives Sion and Mary as having been married for 19 yrs and no children born
7)Robert P. Johnson b.4/29/1861.
GENERATION III, CHILD IV
JOHNSON, WILLIAM, JR.
d.6/6/1872 Springfield, Nelson Co., KY
*Married 6/7/1841 in Laurel Co., KY to
*Action b.1823 Clay Co., KY
1)Mary Emaline b.1842
2)Martha Ann b.1843,br>
3)Sion* b.1844 d.1862 KY
*Mother, Action Johnson filed for pension due to Sion's war service.
4)Susan b.1845 Laurel Co., KY
5)Aaron b.1846 Laurel Co., KY
6)William, Jr. b.1847 Laurel Co., KY d. before 1860.
7)Hiram b.1849 Laurel Co., Ky
8)John b.10/1852 Laurel Co., KY
9)Theny b.5/1854 Laurel Co., Ky
10)America b.2/1856 Laurel Co., KY
11)Zilpha .11/1859 Laurel Co., KY.
GENERATION III, CHILD V
b.1/20/1827 Laurel Co., KY
d.2/10/1910 Laurel Co., KY
*Married 8/10/1847 in Clay Co., KY to
*Martha b.3/31/1830 Clay Co., KY
d.1/17/1903 Clay Co., KY. Her parents
are Frederick and Polly (Cornett)
2)Fred Dr. b.9/21/1851
3)John B. b. ca 1856 Laurel Co., KY d. before 1870
4)William Young Johnson b. ca 1859 Laurel Co., KY
married wife#1 Mary Frances House 10/21/1875; wife#2 Ida House 3/16/1899 both in Laurel Co., KY
5)Margaret b.2/22/1864 Laurel Co. d.8/18/1881, KY
married to James B. McDainel in Laurel
Co., KY. *they had no children.