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John JOHNSON

John JOHNSON

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  • Name John JOHNSON 
    Born ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Census 1880: Rebecca
    Gender Male 
    Birth Cambridge, Middlesex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death daughter Rebecca
    Birth [JULY 1741] 
    Birth [1742] 
    • Revolutionary Soldiers Massachusetts
    Residence 1 Aug 1775  Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Military service record

      Adjacent Towns and Townships
      Boothbay, Newcastle, South Bristol, Westport, Wiscasset
    Residence 1777  Pownalborough, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Assessed 1783  Pownalborough, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Assessed 1784  Pownalborough, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John Johnson 1 poll
    Residence 1790  Pownalborough, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: John Johnson
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Pownalborough, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 5
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females: 3
      Number of Household Members: 9
    Residence 1800  Dresden, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1800 United States Federal Census
      Name: John Johnson
      Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Dresden, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Males -10 thru 15: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 6
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 3
      Number of Household Members: 10
    Residence 1810  Dresden, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1810 United States Federal Census
      Name: John Johnson
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Dresden, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 3
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 2
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 3
      Number of Household Members: 7
    Aged 11 Jun 1813  71 years 11 months Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Religion Church of England 
    • See marriage
    Residence Boston, Suffolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Newcastle, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Valley Forge 
    • Maine at Valley Forge
      Proceedings at the Unveiling of the Maine Marker October 17, 1907
      Portalnd 1908
      By Sons of the American Revolution. Maine Society
      p 23
      Maine Soldiers at Valley Forge
      Men from what is now the State of Maine whose names appear on company returns of Massachusetts line regiments serving at Valley Forge in the winter of 1777-1778:

      Pownalborough, Newcastle, Balltown
      p 30
      Colonel Benjamin Tupper's Regiment

      p 34
      Captain Samuel Thomes' Company
      p 35
      Private John Jonson Edgecomb
    Died 11 Jun 1813 
    Buried Old Courthouse Cemetery, Dresden, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I37974  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2018 

    Father JOHNSON 
    Family ID F14178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca GOODWIN,   b. Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1831 
    _MARI 30 Nov 1776  Wiscasset, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,"
      groom's name: John Johnston
      bride's name: Rebeckah Goodwin
      marriage date: 30 Nov 1776
      marriage place: Civil, Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine
      indexing project (batch) number: M52118-1
      system origin: Maine-EASy
      source film number: 12309

      http://archives.mainegenealogy.net/2008/12/pownalborough-marriage-intentions-1760.html
      Pownalborough Marriage Intentions, 1760-1780
      Source: The Bangor Historical Magazine, vol. 4 (Bangor, Me.: J. W. Porter, 1889).
      [p. 26]
      INTENTIONS OF MARRIAGE, COPIED FROM THE RECORDS OF POWNALBOROUGH,* 1760 to 1778.
      (Contributed by William D. Patterson, Esq.. of Wiscasset.)
      [1776,] Nov. 30, John Johnston and Rebecca Goodwin.
    Married 2 Jan 1777  Wiscasset, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,"
      groom's name: John Johnson
      bride's name: Rebecca Goodwin
      marriage date: 02 Jan 1777
      marriage place: Civil, Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine
      indexing project (batch) number: M52118-1
      system origin: Maine-EASy
      source film number: 12309

      http://archives.mainegenealogy.net/2008/02/marriages-in-pownalborough-1760-1786.html
      Marriages in Pownalborough, 1760-1786
      Source: The Bangor Historical Magazine, vol. 7 (Bangor, Me.: J. W. Porter, 1892).
      [p. 81]
      RECORD OF MARRIAGES IN POWNALBOROUGH (NOW WISCASSET AND DRESDEN,) 1760 TO 1786.
      FROM THE TOWN RECORDS.
      (Contributed by William D. Patterson, Esq., of Wiscasset.)
      By Rev. Jacob Bailey, "according to the Rites of the Church of England :"
      Jan. 2, 1777, John Johnson and Rebecca Goodwin.
    Children 
     1. Thomas JOHNSON,   b. 8 Feb 1778, Wiscasset, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1850, Dresden, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. John JOHNSON,   b. 21 Aug 1779, Wiscasset, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1833, Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     3. Samuel Goodwin JOHNSON,   b. 3 Apr 1781, Wiscasset, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1865  (Age 84 years)
     4. Lydia JOHNSON,   b. 20 Apr 1783, Dresden, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1812  (Age 28 years)
     5. Rowland JOHNSON,   b. 11 Apr 1785, Dresden, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1871  (Age 86 years)
     6. Elizabeth JOHNSON,   b. Dresden, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1873
     7. William Goodwin JOHNSON,   b. 27 Nov 1789, Dresden, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1870  (Age 80 years)
     8. James JOHNSON,   b. 23 Nov 1793, Dresden, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1857  (Age 63 years)
     9. Rebecca JOHNSON,   b. 15 May 1798, Dresden, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1897, Dresden, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
    Family ID F11026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Was he the John Johnson of Pownalborough who married Elizabeth Kenney in 1766?
    • http://goodwins.wordpress.com/2007/09/23/children-and-grandchildren-of-major-samuel-goodwin/
      7. Rebecca Goodwin and John Johnson had the following children:
      Thomas Johnson
      John Johnson Jr.
      Samuel Goodwin Johnson
      Lydia Johnson
      Rowland Johnson
      Elizabeth Johnson
      William Goodwin Johnson
      James Johnson
      Rebecca Johnson
    • Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolutionary War (Images Online)
      Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, Vol 8 Soldiers and Sailors
      p 842
      John Johnson. Edgecomb. Private, Capt Josiah Stearns's Co, Col Ephraim Doolittle's Regiment; muster roll dated 1 August 1775, enlisted 7 June 1775, service 1 month 26 days
      also
      Company return dated Winter Hill 6 October 1775.
      John Johnson. Edgecomb. Private Capt Israel Davis's Co, Col Joseph Fry's Regiment, marched from home 7 March 1776, service to 31 May 1776, 2 months 25 days, in defence of seacoast
      also
      same company, service 1 June 1776 to 1 September 1776, 3 months at Boothbay in defence of seacoast
      also
      same company, service from 1 September 1776 to 5 December 1776, 3 months 4 days at Boothbay in defence of seacoast; reported promoted to Corporal 16 September 1776
      [Two more entries for John Johnson Edgecomb, Newcastle, Pownalborough]

      Volume 8
      page 842
      Johnson, John, Edgecomb.Private, Capt. Josiah Stearns's co., Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 7, 1775; service, 1 mo. 26 days; also, company return dated Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

      Volume 8
      page 842
      Johnson, John, Edgecomb.Private, Capt. Israel Davis's co., Col. Joseph Fry's regt.; marched from home March 7, 1776; service to May 31, 1776, 2 mos. 25 days, in defence of seacoast; also, same co.; service from June 1, 1776, to Sept. 1, 1776, 3 mos., at Boothbay, in defence of seacoast; also, same co.; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to Dec. 5, 1776, 3 mos. 4 days, at Boothbay, in defence of seacoast; reported promoted to Corporal Sept. 16, 1776.

      Volume 8
      page 843
      [p.843] Johnson, John (also given John, Sr.), Edgecomb (also given Boston).List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1777; Capt. Job Sumner's co., Col. John Greaton's regt.; also, Private, Capt. Sumner's co., Col. John Graton's (2d) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 13, 1777, to Aug. 18, 1778; residence, Edgecomb; credited to town of Edgecomb; reported deserted; also, same co. and regt.; return [year not given]; residence, Boston; mustered by County Muster Master Barber.

      Volume 8
      page 843
      Johnson, John, Edgecomb (also given Pownalborough and Newcastle).List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777; Capt. White's co., Col. Francis's regt.; also, Private, Capt. Clark's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 13, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, New Castle; also, Capt. John Skillin's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 13, 1777, to time of arrival at Bennington; credited with 69 days allowance, travel (336 miles) included; residence, Pownalborough; also, Capt. Samuel Thomes's co., Col. Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 26, 1778; residence, Edgecomb; enlisted for town of Edgecomb; mustered by Maj. Ilsley, County Muster Master, and by Col. Varrick, Continental Muster Master; also, Colonel's co., Col. Tupper's regt.; muster roll for March, 1779, dated West Point; reported transferred to Light Infantry co. April 1, 1779; also, Capt. Samuel Page's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Tupper's regt.; muster roll dated West Point, April 5, 1779; enlistment, 3 years; also, Corporal, Lieut. Colonel's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list dated Jan. 21, 1781; Capt. Daniel Lunt's co., 10th Mass. regt.; rank, Corporal; age, 39 yrs.; stature, 6 ft.; complexion, dark; hair, black; residence, Edgecomb; engaged Jan. 1, 1780, by Capt. Lunt; term, during war; also, Corporal, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 12 mos.; reported reduced to Private Sept. 29, 1781; also, Private, same regt.; service from Jan. 1, 1782, 12 mos.
    • Court records, 1761-1989
      Authors: Maine. Court of General Sessions (Lincoln County)
      [334/1111]
      His Majesty's Court of General Sessions of the Peace held a Pownalboro, within & for the County of Lincoln, on the last Tuesday of September, being the 27th day of said Month, anno que Domini 1774
      John Johnson of Pownalboro admitted a Retailer
      Sureties: Saml Goodwin Jr, Rol Cushing

      Court records, 1761-1989
      Authors: Maine. Court of General Sessions (Lincoln County)
      [334/1111]
      His Majesty's Court of General Sessions of the Peace held a Pownalboro, within & for the County of Lincoln, on the last Tuesday of September, being the 24th day of said Month, anno que Domini 1776
      [353/1111]
      John Johnson of Pownalborough admitted a Retailer
      Sureties: Chas Callahan, Nat Brown

      Massachusetts State Archives Collection
      Volume 322 Page 180
      Census of men 16 years and upwards 1777
      # men in each family, Quakers, Male Indians, Negroes & Mulattoes, Boston Men
      John Johnson 1
      Joseph Johnson [Tomson?] 1
      Silas Johnson 1
    • http://interactive.ancestry.com/8994/004299833_00001?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fsearch%2fdb.aspx%3fdbid%3d8994%26path%3d&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnBrowsing#?imageId=007138999_00673
      Will names some children. None that are not from his marriage to Rebecca.
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/1055547?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Massachusetts State Archives collection, colonial period, 1622-1788
      Authors: Massachusetts. State Archives
      v. 174 -- Rev. Council Papers, Second Series (from p.115 to p.595), 1777-1778.
      Granite Mountain Record Vault
      United States & Canada Film
      2404026
      7703474
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007703474?cat=1055547
      Volume 174 Page 199
      Resignation of Capt John Johnson
      [66/153]