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  1. Phebe Johnson: Birth: 21 APR 1803 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia. Death: ABT 1884 in Nicholas County, West Virginia

  2. James Johnson: Birth: 27 APR 1805 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia. Death: 1871 in Fayette County, West Virgina

  3. Amy Johnson: Birth: 12 APR 1807 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia. Death: BEF 1854 in Fayette County, (West) Virginia

  4. John Brown Johnson: Birth: 13 NOV 1808 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia. Death: 2 JAN 1882 in Fayette County, West Virgina

  5. William B. Johnson: Birth: 22 NOV 1811 in Kanawha County (now Kanawha County), (West) Virginia. Death: 2 OCT 1901 in Johnsons Branch, Fayette County, West Virgina

  6. Rachel Johnson: Birth: 18 APR 1813 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia.

  7. Mary "Polly" Johnson: Birth: 25 OCT 1814 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia. Death: 9 MAY 1867 in Falls Township, Fayette County, West Virginia

  8. Barbara Johnson: Birth: 20 MAY 1816 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia. Death: 1881 in Cabin Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia

  9. Elizabeth Johnson: Birth: 25 FEB 1818 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia. Death: 6 DEC 1892 in Montgomery, Fayette County, West Virginia

  10. Harrison Johnson: Birth: 14 NOV 1820 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia.

  11. Susannah Johnson: Birth: 30 APR 1823 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. Death: 1846


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Sources
1. Title:   History of Fayette County, West Virginia 1993
Page:   pg. 32-33
Author:   Fayette County Chamber of Commerce
Publication:   Fayette County Chamber of Commerce, 310 Oyler Avenue, Oak Hill, WV 25901,1993
2. Title:   Descendants of William Johnson 1755-1805, Pioneer Settler of Nicholas County, West Virginia
Author:   David Fridley, comp.
Publication:   online http://www.fridley.net/johnsonfay/index.htm#s1b
3. Title:   History of Fayette County, West Virginia 1993
Page:   pg. 33 col. 1
Author:   Fayette County Chamber of Commerce
Publication:   Fayette County Chamber of Commerce, 310 Oyler Avenue, Oak Hill, WV 25901,1993

Notes
a. Note:   Month of birth has also been seen as February. 1810 U.S. Federal Census Kanawha County, (West) Virginia Sheet 207A Johnston, John 2 males under 10 yo (James & John Brown) 1 male 26 & under 45 yo (John) 3 females under 10 yo (Phebe, Amy & ??) 1 female 16 & under 26 yo (Elizabeth) (207A in file)
  1820 U.S. Federal Census Nicholas County, (West) Virginia Page No. 204B Enumerated by: Hedgman Triplett on: 26th day of December, 1820 John Johnson 2 males under 10 yo (Adam & William) 2 males 10 & under 16 yo (James & John Brown) 1 male 26 & under 45 yo (John) 4 females under 10 yo (Elizabeth, Barbara, Hannah, Mary, Rachel) 2 females 10 & under 16 yo (Phebe & Amy) 1 female 26 & under 45 yo (Elizabeth) 1 person engaged in agriculture (3 in file)
  1830 U.S. Federal Census Kanawha County, (West) Virginia 198-23 Johnston, John 1 male age 10 & under 15 (Harrison b. 1820) 1 male age 15 & under 20 (William b. 1811) 1 male age 50 & under 60 (John Brown b. 1777) 1 female under age 5 (Susannah b. 1823) 1 female age 10 & under 15 (Elizabeth b. 1818) 2 female age 15 & under 20 (Mary b. 1814, Hannah b. ca. 1815, Barbara b. 1816-one of these is missing) Rachel b. 1813 m. ca. 1830 1 female age 40 & under 50 (Elizabeth Sims b. 1782) (37 in file)
  1840 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, (West) Virginia John Johnson (Page 146) 1 male under 5 yo (poss. son of Harrison) 1 male 20 & under 30 yo (poss. Harrison) 1 male 60 & under 70 yo (John) 1 female 20 & under 30 yo (poss. wife of Harrison)
  1 female 50 & under 60 yo (Elizabeth) (3a+b 146 in file)
  1850 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, (West) Virginia John Johnson 72 farmer Mary 62 [Mary Windsor, second wife] Catherine Farlin 30 widow Mary Farlin 5 (14-74 in file)
  Need to be checked to see which John Johnson this is: Grantee: Johnson, John. Date: 1 October 1851. Location: Nicholas County. Description: 50 acres on north side of Elk River. Source: Land Office Grants No. 106, 1851-1852, p. 265 (Reel 172). See also the following surname(s): Johnston, Jonson.
  1854 Fayette County, (West) Virginia April Term 1854: "Ordered that Rev. John Johnson be released from the payment of taxes upon himself and one tithable." [Source: "History of Fayette County" published 1926, pg. 190]
  1860 U.S. Federal Census searching....
  John Johnson, Sr., owned and took up all the land from Net Johnson tract on the Johnson's branch of Loop creek up to and including the Caleb Wriston place. John Johnson's children were John, Phoebe, (who married John Backus), James, Emma, (who married a Mr. Kelly), Barbara, (who married Jackson Garrett), Rachel, (who married John Settle), Polly, (who married John Kincaid), Betsy, (who married a Mr. Montgomery), William, Susan, (who married Tom Curry), and Harrison. The descendants of this Johnson family were numerous. They were of English descent. Miles Johnson deceased was the son of Wm. Johnson named above and the father of Hon. W. S. Johnson, who served two terms in the state senate from this district and who has since been thrice elected as state treasurer, being now in his third term of that important office. [Source: J. T. Peters & H. B. Carden; History of Fayette County; West Virginia; Jarrett Printing Company, Charleston, W.Va.; copyright 1926 by the Fayette County Historical Society, Inc., Fayetteville, West Virginia; pg. 535-536]
  Occupation: Methodist Minister in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia
  Photo of tombstone may be viewed at http://www.fridley.net/cemetery/johnsonjb.htm compliments of David Fridley.


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