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My Johnson Ancestors

Decendants of Jeptha Johnson

~Generation No. 1~

1.  JEPTHA I2 JOHNSON  (UNKNOWN1) was born Abt. 1651, and died Abt. 1724 in Northampton Co., Virginia.  He married (1) UNKNOWN Abt. 1675.    He married (2) ELIZABETH KELLY Abt. 1680 in Northampton Co., Virginia, daughter of FRANCIS JOHNSON KELLY.  She was born Abt. 1662 in Northampton Co., Virginia.

Children of JEPTHA JOHNSON and UNKNOWN are:

2. i. EDMUND3 JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1675, Northampton Co., Virginia; d. Abt. 1721, Northampton Co., Virginia.
 ii. SARAH JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1677.
 iii. LAURANNAH JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1678.
 iv. OBEDIENCE JOHNSON, b. 1676, Northampton Co., Virginia; d. 1738, Northampton Co., Virginia; m. SARAH PARRAMORE, 1798.
Children of JEPTHA JOHNSON and ELIZABETH KELLY are:
3. v. JEPTHA II3 JOHNSON, b. December 1680, Northampton Co., Virginia; d. Bet. 1723 - 1772, Northampton Co., Virginia.
 vi. ELIZABETH JOHNSON, b. December 1680; m. JOHN FORBUSH, 1698.
~Generation No. 2~

2.  EDMUND3 JOHNSON (JEPTHA I2, UNKNOWN1) was born Abt. 1675 in Northampton Co., Virginia, and died Abt. 1721 in Northampton Co., Virginia.  He married UNKNOWN JOHNSON Abt. 1695.

Children of EDMUND JOHNSON and UNKNOWN JOHNSON are:

 i. ANN4 JOHNSON.
 ii. PHEBE JOHNSON.
 iii. EDMUND II JOHNSON.
 iv. JONATHON JOHNSON.
 v. TABITHA JOHNSON.
 vi. KELLY JOHNSON.
 vii. JEPTHA III JOHNSON.


3.  JEPTHA II3 JOHNSON (JEPTHA I2, UNKNOWN1) was born December 1680 in Northampton Co., Virginia, and died Bet. 1723 - 1772 in Northampton Co., Virginia.  He married ROBINSON PARRAMORE 1705 in Northampton Co., Virginia, daughter of ARNOLD PARRAMORE and BRIDGETT ROBINSON.

Children of JEPTHA JOHNSON and ROBINSON PARRAMORE are:

4. i. ROBINSON4 JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1710, Northampton Co., Virginia; d. 1751, Northampton Co., Virginia.
 ii. MOSES JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1712.
5. iii. ELISHA JOHNSON, b. 1716; d. July 01, 1770, Worcester County, Maryland.
 iv. NEOMY JOHNSON, b. 1718.
 v. RACHEL JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1720.
~Generation No. 3~

4.  ROBINSON4 JOHNSON (JEPTHA II3, JEPTHA I2, UNKNOWN1) was born Abt. 1710 in Northampton Co., Virginia, and died 1751 in Northampton Co., Virginia.

Child of ROBINSON JOHNSON is:

 i. ROBINSON II5 JOHNSON.


5.  ELISHA4 JOHNSON (JEPTHA II3, JEPTHA I2, UNKNOWN1) was born 1716, and died July 01, 1770 in Worcester County, Maryland.  He married DIANAH SEVERNE 1748.

Children of ELISHA JOHNSON and DIANAH SEVERNE are:

 i. SEVEREN5 JOHNSON.
 ii. JERUN JOHNSON.
 iii. SARAH JOHNSON.
 iv. ANN MUTEN JOHNSON.
 v. LEVINAH JOHNSON.
 vi. MARY JOHNSON.
 vii. WELTHY JOHNSON.
 viii. SUZE JOHNSON.
6. ix. ELISHA JOHNSON, b. December 08, 1764; d. March 11, 1837.
~Generation No. 4~

6.  ELISHA5 JOHNSON (ELISHA4, JEPTHA II3, JEPTHA I2, UNKNOWN1) was born December 08, 1764, and died March 11, 1837.  He married SARAH ??.  She was born January 1765, and died October 22, 1842 in Ohio.

Elisha II and his wife, Sarah continued to live in the Chesapeake Bay area until 1817 when they moved westward to Licking County, Ohio. Family tradition has it that they journeyed with all their possessions tied onto long poles attached to each side of the horses' collars and the other ends dragging on the ground. Only the very old and very young enjoyed the luxury of riding.

Children of ELISHA JOHNSON and SARAH ?? are:

 i. DIANAH6 JOHNSON.
7. ii. SEVEARN JOHNSON, b. August 01, 1789, Worcester County, Maryland; d. March 22, 1846, Licking Co., Ohio.
8. iii.WILLIAM B. JOHNSON, b. June 24, 1804, Worcester County, Maryland; d. January 29, 1886, Sandoval, IL.
~Generation No. 5~

7.  SEVEARN6 JOHNSON (ELISHA5, ELISHA4, JEPTHA II3, JEPTHA I2, UNKNOWN1) was born August 01, 1789 in Worcester County, Maryland, and died March 22, 1846 in Licking Co., Ohio.  He married JANE ORR May 16, 1817 in Ohio, daughter of JAMES ORR and CHARITY COURSON.  She was born May 15, 1798 in Pennsylvania, and died 1872 in Licking Co., Ohio.

Children of SEVEARN JOHNSON and JANE ORR are:

 i. WILLIAM7 JOHNSON, b. January 30, 1817.
 ii. JULIANA JOHNSON, b. January 24, 1821.
9. iii.JAMES JOHNSON, b. July 24, 1823, Licking Co., Ohio; d. March 17, 1894, Marion County, Illinois.
 iv.ELISHA JOHNSON, b. February 08, 1826.
 v. GEORGE JOHNSON, b. August 09, 1828.
 vi.AARON R. JOHNSON, b. February 13, 1833.
 vii.JOHN JOHNSON, b. November 13, 1834.
 viii.HARVEY JOHNSON, b. May 30, 1835.
 ix. ELIZABETH JOHNSON, b. December 15, 1838.
 x. NOAH B. JOHNSON, b. April 21, 1841.
 xi. SARAH JOHNSON, b. 1846.
8.  WILLIAM B.6 JOHNSON (ELISHA5, ELISHA4, JEPTHA II3, JEPTHA I2, UNKNOWN1) was born June 24, 1804 in Worcester County, Maryland, and died January 29, 1886 in Sandoval, IL.  He married RACHEL MCCLELLAND December 24, 1826 in Licking Co., Ohio, daughter of ALEXANDER MCCLELLAND and CATHERINE COURSON.  She was born June 06, 1809 in Licking County, Ohio, and died 1887 in Marion County, Illinois.

Rachel had been born into the family Alexander and Catherine Coursen McClelland, who had left PA and pioneered to Licking County, OH in 1795. At least four of that family's members participated in the American Revolution. William, who had been reared a farmer, claimed the hand of Rachel and they were wed in 1825. The farm they cleared was described in Ohio land records in this manner: "East of the forked Elm, south to the first bend in the crick west to the rock cliff by Brown's acres and then back north to the start."

Children of WILLIAM JOHNSON and RACHEL MCCLELLAND are:

 i. SUSAN7 JOHNSON, m. FRED FRANCIS.
 ii. CATHERINE JOHNSON, m. ANDREW SHANAFELT.
 iii. LAVINA JOHNSON, m. FELIX G. ROSS.
 iv. JULIA JOHNSON, m. HENDERSON DEADMOND.


James Johnson 1823-1894
My 2nd Great-Grandfather

~Generation No. 6~

9.  JAMES7 JOHNSON (SEVEARN6, ELISHA5, ELISHA4, JEPTHA II3, JEPTHA I2, UNKNOWN1) was born July 24, 1823 in Licking Co., Ohio, and died March 17, 1894 in Marion County, Illinois.  He married (1) JOANNA DENNISON March 30, 1847 in Perry County, Ohio.  She was born February 08, 1825, and died August 17, 1856 in Marion County, Illinois.  He married (2) MARY F. RICHARDSON February 03, 1857.  She was born November 20, 1835, and died December 27, 1858.  He married (3) HARRIET WILSON March 15, 1859 in Marion County, Illinois, daughter of SAMUEL WILSON and ELIZABETH FOSTER.  She was born February 12, 1833 in Pike Co., Ohio, and died June 21, 1907 in Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois.

James Johnson came to Illinois from Ohio in the year 1846 when he was 23 years of age.  He married three times leaving a total of twelve children that grew to adulthood.

After the death of his first wife, James married on February 3, 1857, to Mary F. Richardson.
Married March 15, 1859, to his third wife Harriet Wilson, of whom I am descended.

James was the Justice of the Peace certified according to the abstract owned by Herbert Phillips.  File No. 76969   No. 1374 N. S.

James burial: 1894, Zion Hill Baptist Cemetery, Marion Co., IL

Can not find anything on Joanna Demison.  Her name could have been different.
Evidently she was related to the McClelland family or James was living in the Sandoval vicinity at the time of her death because she is buried in the McClelland Cemetery near Sandoval.

Mary F. Richardson's Baptism (LDS): buried in Antioch Church Cemetery

Harriet Wilson was married once before to a man by the name of Jabez Depue. He left her after two years of marriage so she filed and was granted a divorce.  However there were two daughters born, but both died as infants. Harriet's burial: 1907, Zion Hill Baptist Cemetery, Marion Co., IL

Children of JAMES JOHNSON and JOANNA DENNISON are:

 i. AARON MARTIN8 JOHNSON, b. December 06, 1847.
 ii. EMILY JANE JOHNSON, b. January 15, 1849.
 iii. JOHN HARVEY JOHNSON, b. December 20, 1851.
 iv. MARY LOUISA JOHNSON, b. September 24, 1853.
 v. WILLIAM M. JOHNSON, b. March 09, 1855; d. June 14, 1882; m. ROSELLA FYKE, August 13, 1875; d. June 14, 1882.


Murder or Suicide??

The Johnson and Fyke families carried on a fued. It is reported that both William and Rosie were found tied to their bed and had been shot to death by one of the families.

Child of JAMES JOHNSON and MARY RICHARDSON is:

 vi. JULIA A.8 JOHNSON, b. December 02, 1857; d. 1951; m. (1) THOMAS GORDEN HUNT; m. (2) JOSEPH MCKENDREE FYKE, November 10, 1878.
Children of JAMES JOHNSON and HARRIET WILSON are:
 vii. ELISHA TILTON8 JOHNSON, b. January 09, 1860, Marion County, Illinois; d. March 20, 1950, Centralia St. Mary's Hospital; m. NANCY ELIZABETH RAY, March 03, 1881.

ELISHA's Baptism (LDS): buried at Elmwood Cemetery

 viii. SARAH ELIZABETH JOHNSON, b. February 01, 1863, Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois; d. July 05, 1923, Raccoon Township, Marion County, Illinois; m. ISAAC MCCLELLAND BUNDY, March 02, 1890, Centralia Township, Marion County, Illinois; b. August 31, 1862, Raccoon Township, Marion County, Illinois; d. December 28, 1923, Raccoon Township, Marion County, Illinois.

Sarah's baptism (LDS): February 28, 1897, Zion Hill Baptist Church Burial: 1923, Zion Hill Cemetery Cause of Death: Broken hip from fall while picking cherries.

Isaac M. Bundy, son W.K. and Elizabeth Bundy, was born in Marion County, Illinois, August 31, 1862 and departed this life December 28, 1923, age 61 years 3 months and 28 days. He was married to Sarah E. Johnson, March 2, 1890 and to this union was born four children who survive him. Della Pearl Burge of Decatur, Illinois, Minnie Bell, Orville J. and Gladys Harriet Bundy all of Centralia. His wife preceding him to the life beyond some six months ago.  Beside his children he leaves three grandchildren, Francis Leo and Nelson Floyd Burge, and Bettie Marie Bundy, four sisters, Sarah Robinson of the state of Washington, Josephine West of Odin, Illinois, Lizzie Lamont of Arkansas and Rachel Jones of California and a host of other relatives and friends. He united with the Baptist Church of Zion Hill, and was baptized by Rev. Keel on April 28, 1889 and lived a member of this church up to the time of his death.
He was very patient in his last afflicition, and never complained of his lot, but said he was ready to go, and made all arrangements for his funeral. He was a loving father, was devoted to his family and home, and while laboring for his loved ones on earth, was laying up treasures in heaven.

Isaac's burial: 1923, Zion Hill  Cause of Death: grieved himself to death over his wife's death.

 ix. GEORGE SHERMAN JOHNSON, b. July 19, 1865, Centralia Township, Marion Co., Illinois; d. August 24, 1948, Centralia Township, Marion Co., Illinois; m. (1) BERTHA MCCOY FRANCIS; b. 1880; d. January 09, 1976; m. (2) MARTHA HARRIET YOUNG, August 01, 1886, Salem, IL; b. June 14, 1865; d. December 17, 1911.

Bertha had daughter, Hallie (Young) McCoy

Bertha's baptism (LDS): buried at East Lawn Cemetery

GEORGE JOHNSON and MARTHA YOUNG were married by Rev. Isaac M. Bundy

 x. IDA BELL JOHNSON, b. January 08, 1869, Centralia Township, Marion Co., Illinois; d. June 16, 1951, Centralia Township, Marion Co., Illinois; m. JOHN PRIESTLY PHILLIPS, August 13, 1892, Marion County, Illinois; b. June 25, 1843, Centralia Township, Marion Co., Illinois; d. June 14, 1917, Marion County, Illinois.Church affiliation-Antioch Methodist Church

JOHN PRIESTLY PHILLIPS' baptism (LDS): Burial in Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Marion Co., Illinois

 xi. MAGGIE RACHEL JOHNSON, b. March 21, 1874, Centralia Township, Marion Co., Illinois; d. 1964; m. MERRIT IVY RAY, February 10, 1901; b. December 02, 1873; d. May 06, 1949. MERRIT IVY RAY was the son of William Ivy Ray and Mary Fyke Ray.

 xii. LILLIE THEODOSHA JOHNSON, b. March 28, 1878, Centralia Township, Marion Co., Illinois; d. July 11, 1948, Illinois; m. THEODORE ALLEN; b. 1873; d. 1941.



 
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