Name: John JOHNSON
Given Name: John
Birth: 26 Mar 1746 in Chatham, Middlesex Co., CT
Christening: 20 Jul 1746 Chatham, Middlesex Co., CT
Death: 1 May 1834 in Lisle, Broome Co., NY
Burial: Johnson Hill Cemetery, Lisle, Broome Co., NY
John Johnson, son of James and Jane, was born 26 Mar 1746, recored in Vol. 2, page 56, of th e Middletown parish records.
Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:07
In the Revolutionary War John Johnson served as private (1775), sergeant (1777), and lieutena nt and captain (1778) in Colonel Wadsworth's regiment, Connecticut Line. He also served as co nductor of teams. He fought at Yorktown. He received a pension in 1832.
In 1800 John lived in Sharon, Schoharie Co., NY, page 1240 (01201-02001-00).
In 1810 John lived in Sharon, page 65 (21101-01001-00).
In 1820 John lived in Lisle, Broome Co., NY, page 6 (100001-01110-01) with a son, 3 daughters , and 1 slave.
In 1830 John lived in Lisle, Broome Co., NY, page 101 (0010000000100-0100100100000).
Land records of Broome Co., NY:
Johnson, John from Robert Hillock Apr. 1, 1811 Town of Lisle
Johnson, Abner from John Johnson Sept. 27, 1811
Johnson, Cyrus from John Johnson Jan. 21, 1817 Town of Lisle
Johnson, Jabez from John Johnson., Sr. Oct. 29, 1819 Town of Lisle
Johnson, John from John Hollenback Dec. 30, 1820 Town of Triangle
Revolutionary War Pension Information by wife Clarissa Rock:
John Johnson and Clarissa (Rock). (W 27,621; Cert. 1,384; issued Aug. 18, 1853, act of Feb. 3 , 1853, at $366.66 per an. from Feb. 3 1853; N.Y. Agcy.; N.Y. service, wagon conductor, ensig n, Lieut. & private. B.L. Wt. 3439-160 55).
This soldier applied for pension Mch. 10, 1832, age 87, from Lisle, Broome Co., N.Y.; b. 174 5 & while a resident of Chatham, Middlesex Co., Conn. he entered the service July, 1775; serv ed 6 mos. as private under Capt. Tyler, Col. Huntington's Conn. Regt. Jan., 1776 he enliste d & served 3 mos. as Sgt. under Capt. Blake, Col. Wadworth's Conn. Regt. Aug., 1776 he enlist ed & served 3 mos. as Ensign under Capt. Durham, Col. Talcott's Regt. Dec. 1, 1776, he serve d as Lieut. for 4 mos. in Capt. Elijah Blackman's Co., Col. Roger Enos' Regt. Sept. 3, 1777 h e enlisted & served 3 mos. as Lieut. in Capt. Jonathan Humphrey's Co., Col., McCellan's Regt . Sept., 1778, or '79, he served 4 mos. as a Capt. under Col. Wadsworth. Later he served 10 m os. ending Nov., 1781 as a Capt. under Col. Wadsworth & was at the taking of Cornwallis, as C apt.; Ensign & Lieut. 7 mos., 9 mos. as private & Sgt., 15 mos. Conn. Troops.
In 1785 he moved to Sharon, Schoharie Co. [?], N.Y., and in 1801 to Lisle, Broom Co., N.Y. I n 1882 [?] he had a wife, age 52, & 2 ch. with him, age 9 & 12 yrs. He d. May 2, 1834 in Lisl e, N.Y.
Clarissa Johnson applied for pension Mar. 24, 1853, age 74, from Lisle, N.Y. & declares tha t she is the widow of John Johnson, a Rev. War pensioner, etc. She married said Johnson Jul y 26 or Aug. 3, 1815 in Lisle, N.Y. and her name before m. was Clarissa Rock; arrears and he r own pension were granted.
John Johnson, b. Chatham, Conn. & son of John Johnson was living in Greene, Chenango Co., N.Y ., in 1848; he says he lived with his father in Chatham, Conn. and moved with him in 1785 t o Sharon, N.Y., etc.
Franklin N. Johnson, son of the soldier and Clarissa Rock was a resident of Lisle, N.Y. Oct . 19, 1847, aged 28 yrs.
Sally Miner, of Triangle, N.Y. in 1853, age 49 yrs., states that she was at the m. of her mot her Clarissa Rock to John Johnson.
Father: James JOHNSON b: ABT 1720 in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA
Mother: Jane HARRIS b: 10 Jan 1717 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
Hannah CLARK b: 1 Jan 1750 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT
18 Nov 1767
in Chatham, Middlesex Co., CT
- Abner JOHNSON b: 24 Mar 1769 in Chatham, Middlesex Co., CT
- John JOHNSON Jr. b: 30 Mar 1771 in Chatham, Middlesex Co., CT
- Hannah JOHNSON b: 1772/1773 in CT
- Timothy JOHNSON b: ABT 1777 in CT c: 16 Oct 1781 in CT
- Jabez JOHNSON b: 9 Apr 1780 in CT c: 5 Feb 1788 in Chatham, Middlesex Co., CT
- Isaac JOHNSON b: 11 Aug 1781 in Chatham, Middlesex Co., CT
- Cyrus JOHNSON b: 2 Feb 1784 in East Hampton, Middlesex Co., CT c: 5 Feb 1788 in Chatham, Middlesex Co., CT
- Salma JOHNSON b: 1785/1786 in CT c: 5 Feb 1788 in Chatham, Middlesex Co., CT
- Charlotte JOHNSON b: 1789/1790 in NY
- Jane JOHNSON b: ABT 1792 in NY
Sarah CARTER b: ABT 1770
Clarissa ROCK b: 1779/1780 in CT
26 Jul 1815
in Lisle, Broom Co., NY
- Franklin N. JOHNSON b: 1819/1820 in NY
- Clarissa JOHNSON b: 1823 in NY