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  • Name Josiah JOHNSON 
    Baptism 1726  Greenland, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Josiah JOHNSON New England Historical and Genealogical Register Journals and Periodicals
      RECORD : 1874
      VOLUME : 28
      PAGE : 422
      TEXT : Greenland, N. H.--Early Ministerial Records. (Continued.)
      Greenland, NH Early Ministerial Recods
      Communicated by the Hon William P Haines of Biddeford
      Roll Containing an account of baptisms administered by the Rev William Allen from 1712 to 1755 inclusive; in all 1092
      1726
      Deborah Johnson
      Elina Johnson
      Sarah Johnson
      Martha Johnson
      daughters of Ens John Johnson
      ...
      Josiah Johnson son of Ens John Johnson
    • Josiah Johnson
      New Hampshire Births and Christenings
      Name Josiah Johnson
      Gender Male
      Christening Date 1726
      Christening Place GREENLAND,ROCKINGHAM,NEW HAMPSHIRE
      Father's Name John Johnson
      Citing this Record
      "New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V24C-8H6 : 12 December 2014), Josiah Johnson, ; citing GREENLAND,ROCKINGHAM,NEW HAMPSHIRE; FHL microfilm 0908591 IT 2.
      New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number C50271-1
      System Origin New_Hampshire-ODM
      GS Film number 0908591 IT 2
    Born Bef 1727 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 24 Jun 1747  [Durham, Strafford, NH] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Town and vital records, 1739-1936
      Author: Durham (New Hampshire). Town Clerk; New Hampshire State Capitol (Concord, New Hampshire)
      Town records 1729-1841
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      15125
      https://familysearch.org/search/film/005510603?cat=22790
      [21/758]
      24 June 1747
      Daniel Dungin?
      Jas? ?
      Thos Givens?
      John Runnels? ? ? [Name?]
      Ebnr? ?
      Thos Haynes?
      Jas [Jos?] Johnson
      Con? Jones
      John ?
      Abraham Runnels
      Hog Reafs
    Residence 26 Mar 1750  [Durham, Strafford, NH] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 11 Apr 1752  Durham, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rockingham County Land Records
      Volume 91 Page 105
      John Woodman yeoman Durham
      Josiah Johnston laborer Durham
      250 10 -
      land in Durham
      bounded southerly Nathaniel Stevens
      easterly Lot 39
      westerly by a small road
      Lot 41
      11 April 1752
      John Woodman, Mary Woodman
      Wit: Moses Emerson, Isaac Small
    Residence 29 May 1754  Durham, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rockingham County Land Records
      Volume 91 Page 106
      Robert Bryent husbandman Durham
      my beloved son in law Josiah Johnson husbandman Durham
      200 pounds in bills of credit of the old tenor
      8 acres of land in Durham
      part of the plantation I now live on
      beginning at the northeast end of that piece of land I formerly sold to my well beloved son in law Samuel Watson of Durham & runs northeasterly keeping the whole breadth of my land & each side of an equal length until said 8 acres be measured out & completerd
      29 May 1754
      Robert Briant
      Wit: John Johnston, Walter Bryent
    Military From 12 Oct 1756 to 20 Oct 1756 
    Crown Point Expedition 
    • Or is this Josiah Johnson r Pelham?

      https://books.google.com/books?id=rStOAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false
      Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New Hampshire, Volume 2
      Year Ending 1 June 1866
      Volume 2
      George E Jenks State Printer. Concord. 1866
      p 159
      For "the expedition against Crown Point" of 1756 this Province raised a regiment of seven hundred men, under the command of Colonel Nathaniel Meserve or Portsmouth.
      ...
      p 176
      In the Fall of 1756, a reinforcement to the army was called for, and Capt John Gilman marched, with a company of 73 men, to join Colonel Meserve's regiment. They were out but about two weeks, when the campaign ended. Captain Gilman's roll was as follows:

      John Gilman, Captain
      ...
      Josiah Johnson
      Time of entry: 12 October 1756
      Time of discharge: 20 October 1756
    • There was another Josiah Johnson at Crown Point from the Woburn Josiah Johnsons. His father was probably Josiah Johnson who was at Fryeburg in 1725.

      The Acts and Resolves, Public and Private, of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay
      By John Henry Clifford
      Volume 16
      p 19
      [1st Session] Province Laws Resolves etc 1757-1758
      Chapter 31
      Legislative Records of the Council xxii, 21 Massachusettts Archives lxxvi, 752
      Massachusetts Archives lxxvi, 751 House Journal pp 14, 35
      Ordered, That the Treasurer pay to Josiah Johnson Esqr for the use of the Petr four pounds sixteen shillings in full of his Wages whilest in the service on the last Crown-point Expedn, and in discharge of his Doctor's Bill exhibited [Passed June 4

      Soldiers in the French War from Essex County, 1755-1761 ; Militia officers, Essex Co., Mass., 1761-1771 ; Danvers tax list, 1775, district covered by Amos Trask, collector
      by Putnam, Eben, 1868-1933. cn; Essex Institute. Historical collections. cn
      Publication date 1892
      p 3
      A muster roll of the company commanded by William Flint of Reading, in Regiment of Ichabod Plaisted, mustered 7 May 1756
      [These men were chiefly from Reading and vicinity, and went to Crown Point]
      William Flint, Captain
      ...
      Privates
      ...
      Josiah Johnson
    Residence 23 Oct 1757 
    Residence 27 Jun 1758  Durham, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rockingham County Land Records
      Volume 79 Page 217
      Samuel Watson husbandman Durham
      Josiah Johnson husbandman Durham
      200 pounds old tenor
      18 acres in Durham being part of the homestead estate which formerly belonged to Robert Bryant of Durham now in the possession of Josiah Johnson
      beginning at the west end of said land at a corner bound of Joseph Smith's land then running easterly the whole breadth of said homestead until the said 18 acres of land is fully completed
      27 June 1758
      Samuel Watson
      Wit: Thomas Young
    Residence 23 Jul 1758  [Durham, Strafford, NH] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rockingham County Land Records
      Volume 79 Page 217
      Samuel Watson husbandman Durham
      Josiah Johnson husbandman Durham
      200 pounds old tenor
      18 acres in Durham being part of the homestead estate which formerly belonged to Robert Bryant of Durham now in the possession of Josiah Johnson
      beginning at the west end of said land at a corner bound of Joseph Smith's land then running easterly the whole breadth of said homestead until the said 18 acres of land is fully completed
      27 June 1758
      Samuel Watson
      Wit: Thomas Young
    Grant 1 Oct 1765  Conway, Strafford [Carroll], NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • New Hampshire State Papers
      Volume 24 Page 653
      The Names of the Grantees of Conway
      ...
      Josiah Johnson
      ...
      John Johnson
      ...
      1 October 1765
    • New Hampshire State Papers
      Volume 9 Page 141
      A List of the Original Proprietors of Conway, the Number of the Lots by Whom Claimed, the Lots settled, under whom they first improved, the Lots Improved, the Lots not Improved.
      Original Proprietor: Josiah Johnson
      Number: 53
      By whom claimed: Thomas Merrill Esqr
      The State of the Rights: Settled under Brown 2 Familys on this lot
    • History of Carroll County, New Hampshire
      p 818
      The Original Proprietors [of Fryeburg, Brownsville and Conway], number of lots claimed, lots settled, under whom first improved, lots improved and unimproved in 1771
      4. Josiah Johnson, [Lot Number] 53, Thomas Merrill Esqr, "Settled under Brown 2 Familys on this lot"
      28. John Johnson, [Lot Number] 39, James Cochran, "Improvement under Conway,"

      History of Carroll County, New Hampshire
      p 450
      Brookfield
      by Honorable Dudley C Colman
      Early Settlers...Josiah Johnon
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/352386?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Town records, 1763-1861
      Authors: Conway (New Hampshire). Town Clerk (Main Author)
      New Hampshire State Capitol (Concord, New Hampshire)
      Town records vol. 1 1765-1826 vol. 3 1802-1825
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      15106
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/005510587?cat=352386
      [9/700]
      The Names of the Grantees of Conway
      ...
      John Johnson
      ...
      Josiah Johnson
      ...
      Province of New Hampr October 1 1765
      Recorded in the Book of Charters Libra 3d Page 136
    • New Hampshire State Papers
      Volume 9 Page 144
      A List of th Settlers that have Familysin Wonay, and by whom Introduced... 21 March 1771
      Nil Johnson
    Residence 18 Nov 1765  Durham [Lee], Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Grant 10 Nov 1766  Eaton, Strafford [Carroll], NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 26 Feb 1768 
    Field Driver and Hog Reafe Lee, Strafford, NH 
    • Town records, 1766-1918
      Author: Lee (New Hampshire). Town Clerk; New Hampshire State Capitol (Concord, New Hampshire); Dover Public Library (Dover, New Hampshire)
      1766-1815
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      15198
      https://familysearch.org/search/film/005510759?cat=115698
      Pages with Johnsons: 10 11 27 32 335 391 471 497
      [34/348]
      p 10
      26 February 1768
      Josiah Jonsen one of the Field drivers
      p 11
      Josiah Jonsen one of the Hog reafs
      [44/348]
      p 27
      19 March 1771
      Josiah Jonsen one of the Fence drivers
      [46/348]
      p 32
      17 March 1772
      Josiah Johnson one of the Tithing men
      [47/348]
      Josiah Johnson one of the Surveyors of highways
    Occupation 19 Mar 1771 
    Fence driver, Lee 
    Occupation 17 Mar 1772 
    Tithing man, Lee 
    Residence 17 Mar 1772  Lee, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 7 Jul 1773  Middleton, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • New Hampshire State Papers
      Volume 12 Page 595
      Petition for an Incorporation [Middletown] 1773
      ...
      Middletown 7 July 1773
      Josiah Johnson
      p 597
      Relative to the Town's Quota of Soldiers, 1783]
      ...have not been able to get their proportion of Soldiers
      ...
      Middletown 16 October 1783
      ...
      Josiah Johnson
      p 599
      Remonstrance to the foregoing
      ...
      The Petition of us the Subscribers Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Town of Middletown in said State Humbly Sheweth that we your Petitioners are much Surpried to hear that a Number of People Inhabing the upper part of our Town have petitioned to be set off from us in the Infant State of our Town...
      Middle Town 28 May 1785
      Josiah Johnson
      p 600
      Relative to the Town's Quota of Soldiers 1786
      ...
      Josiah Johnson
      ...
      Gideon Johnson
      ...
      December 1786
      p 602
      Petition for a Magistrate 1790
      10 February 1790
      ...
      Josiah Johnson
      ...
      Gideon Johnson
      ...
    • http://www.nh.searchroots.com/strafford.html#Middleton
      History and Genealogy of Town of Middleton NH - New Hampshire
      History of Strafford County, New Hampshire, and representative citizens
      (1914), page 449
      http://archive.org/stream/historyofstraffo00lcscal#page/448/mode/2up
      https://archive.org/stream/historyofstraffo00scal#page/450/mode/2up/search/josiah+johnson
      HISTORY OF MIDDLETON
      p 450
      In 1773 they presented a petition to the General Assembly of New Hampshire requesting incorporation. The petition was considered but not granted. Signers included...Josiah Johnson...
    Residence 1776  not at Barrington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • http://www.newhorizonsgenealogicalservices.com/new-hampshire-genealogy/association-test/nh-revolutionary-war-association-test.htm

      New Hampshire Revolutionary War Association Test
      ASSOCIATION TEST

      COLONY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

      IN COMMITTEE OF SAFETY

      April 12th, 1776

      In order to carry the underwritten RESOLVE of the Hon'ble Continental CONGRESS into Execution, You are requested to desire all all Males above Twenty One Years of Age (Lunaticks, Idiots, and Negroes excepted) to sign to the DECLARATION on this Paper; and when so done, to make Return hereof, together with the Name or Names of all who shall refuse to sign the same, to the GENERAL ASSEMBLY, or Committee of Safety of this Colony.

      M. Weare, Chairman

      In CONGRESS, March 14th, 1776.

      RESOLVED, That it be recommended to the several Assemblies, Conventions, and Councils, or Committees of Safety of the United Colonies, immediately to cause all Persons to be disarmed, within their Respective Colonies, who are notoriously disaffected to the Cause of AMERICA, Or who have not associated, and refuse to associate, to defend by ARMS, the United Colonies, against the Hostile Attempts of the British Fleets and Armies.

      (COPY) Extract from the Minutes.

      Charles Thompson, Sec'ry.

      In Consequence of the above Resolution, of the Hon. Continental CONGRESS, and to shew our Determination in joining our American Brethren, in defending the Lives, Liberties, and Properties of the Inhabitants of the UNITED COLONIES.
    • http://www.nh-roots.org/index.php/strafford-county/36-history-strafford-county/history-barrington-new-hampshire/13-association-test-for-barrington-nh-1776
      Nil Johnson
    Residence 1776  not at Lee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1778 
    Selectman, Middleton 
    Residence 2 Apr 1778  Middleton, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Town records, 1778-1826
      Authors: Brookfield (New Hampshire). Town Clerk
      Town records
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      15083
      https://familysearch.org/search/film/005510568?cat=352417
      [10/459]
      2 April 1778
      Capt John Drew, Josiah Johnson, Waldron Kinnison: Selectmen
      [12/459]
      15 March 1779
      John Drew, Josiah Johnson, Waldron Kenniston: Selectmen of Middleton
      [15/459]
      29 March 1780
      Josiah Johnson and John Furnal Junior: Constables
      [16/459]
      6th to See if the town will make choice of a New Constable in the room of Mr Josiah Johnson in Said town as it appears that he had Exemted by Law before he was chosen fail not and this shall be your Sufficient Warrant
      18 December 1780
      ...
      Voted to Chuse a New Constable to Collect the Last tax in Said town
      Voted Mr Gideon Johnson Constable for Said tax
      23 December 1780
      [20/459]
      27 March 1782
      Choise of Decn Josiah Johnson moderator of said meeting
      [22/459]
      9 September 1782
      made choise of Decn Josiah Johnson moderator of said meeting
      ...
      Voted to exchange the Cross Road below Capt Mathey and bring it up the uper side of the said lot if a committee should think it would answer
      Voted to chuse a committee to see about sd road
      Voted that William Chamberlin Esqr, Decn Josiah Johnson & Pacon Pike to be a committee to lay out said road if they thought proper
      [26/459]
      31 March 1784
      Decn Josiah Johnson & William Buzzell assessor
      [29/459]
      30 March 1785
      Isaac Drew & Josiah Johnson fence Views
      [49/459]
      February 1790
      Paid Den Josiah Johnson in full for Collecting the taxes for the year 1780
      [53/459]
      31 March 1790
      Voted Capt Archalus Woodman, Samuel Frost, William Buzzel, Thos Garland, Gideon Johnson, Jacob Pike, Solomon Perkins, Daniel Whitehouse, Richard, Hanscom, Timothy Johnson, Josiah Wiggins, John Stanton, Walter Robinston & Col James Chamberlain Surveyors of the Highways for said year
      [60/459]
      6 April 1791
      Voted Dec Josiah Johnson and Thos Kinnison tything men
      [72/459]
      March 1793
      Esqr Chamberlain, Esns Jonathan Buzzel, Decn Johnson, Joseph Cook, Benner Coolbroth, Paul Whitehouse, Jesse Wiggins Reuben Daniels, Capt Chamberlain, Waldrom Kennison, Samuel Wiggin, Wm Buzzell, Moses Perkins, Solomon Perkins, and John H Hines all sworn on said day to the forth full discharge of their offices.
      [1794 Brookfield records begin]
      [91/459]
      Brookfield Tax List: No Josiah or Gideon Johnson. If they were still in the town, they would have been on the Middleton side. [Lists Phineas and Timothy Johnson]
    Occupation 15 Mar 1779 
    Selectman, Middleton 
    Residence 29 Oct 1779  Middleton, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 29 Mar 1780 
    Constable, Middleton 
    Occupation 27 Mar 1782 
    Moderator, Middleton 
    Occupation 9 Sep 1782 
    Committee to lay out a road, Middleton 
    Occupation 9 Sep 1782 
    Moderator, Middleton 
    Residence 16 Oct 1783  Middleton, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Volume 12 Page 597
      [7-65] [Relative to the Town's Quota of Soldiers, 1783]
      State of New Hampshire
      To the honourable Council and House of Representatives for State in General Assembly convened at Concord the 29 Day of october 1783
      ...
      Samuel Johnson
      Josiah Johnson

      Middleton october the 16 1783
    Occupation 31 Mar 1784 
    Assessor, Middleton 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1785 
    Fence view, Middleton 
    Residence 1790  Middleton, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • New Hampshire State Papers
      Volume 12 Page 600
      [7/71] [Relative to the Town's [Middleton] Quota of Soldiers, 1786]
      To the Senate and House of Representatives December 1786
      ...
      Josiah Johnson
      ...
      Gideon Johnson
      ...
      Samuel Johnson

      p 602
      [7-74] [Petition for a Magistrate [in Middleton] 1790]
      ...
      Samuel Johnson
      ...
      Gideon Johnson
      ...
      Josiah Jonson
    Residence 1790  Middleton, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Josiah Johnson
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: Josiah Johnson
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Middleton, Strafford, New Hampshire
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females: 1
      Number of Household Members: 2
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Middleton, Strafford, New Hampshire; Series: M637; Roll: 5; Page: 145; Image: 99; Family History Library Film: 0568145
    • New Hampshire State Papers
      Volume 12 Page 600
      [7/71] [Relative to the Town's [Middleton] Quota of Soldiers, 1786]
      To the Senate and House of Representatives December 1786
      ...
      Josiah Johnson
      ...
      Gideon Johnson
      ...
      Samuel Johnson

      p 602
      [7-74] [Petition for a Magistrate [in Middleton] 1790]
      ...
      Samuel Johnson
      ...
      Gideon Johnson
      ...
      Josiah Jonson
    Residence 10 Feb 1790  Middleton, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Documents Relating To Towns In New Hampshire
      By Isaac W. Hammond
      Volume 12
      p 601
      State of New Hampshire
      Strafford SS
      To his Excellency the President and Honorable Counclin of the State aforesaid

      The Subscribers Inhabitants of the Town of Middletown and other Town adjacent Humbly represent to your Excellency and honors that a Justice of the peace is much wanted in sd Middleton there being none already appointed Therefore Your Petitioners beg leave to recommend and nominated Capt Archelaus Woodman for said office who we pray Your Excellency & Honors may be appointed thereto and your Petitioners as in duty bound will pray &c
      10 February 1790
      ...Samuel Johnson ...Gideon Johnson...Josiah Johnson
    Occupation 6 Apr 1791 
    Tything man, Middleton 
    Living March 1793 
    • Discharge of office in Middleton (in anticipation of the incorporation of Brookfield?)
    Residence Middleton, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Documents Relating To Towns In New Hampshire
      By Isaac W. Hammond
      Volume 12
      p 601
      State of New Hampshire
      Strafford SS
      To his Excellency the President and Honorable Counclin of the State aforesaid

      The Subscribers Inhabitants of the Town of Middletown and other Town adjacent Humbly represent to your Excellency and honors that a Justice of the peace is much wanted in sd Middleton there being none already appointed Therefore Your Petitioners beg leave to recommend and nominated Capt Archelaus Woodman for said office who we pray Your Excellency & Honors may be appointed thereto and your Petitioners as in duty bound will pray &c
      10 February 1790
      ...Samuel Johnson...Gideon Johnson...Josiah Johnson

      Author: New Hampshire
      Title: [Provincial and state papers]
      Publisher: Concord : s.n
      http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/new-hampshire/provincial-and-state-papers-hwe/page-53-provincial-and-state-papers-hwe.shtml
      To the Honorable Senate & House of Representatives in General Coui't convened at Portsmouth the Second Wednesday in December 1786
      Petition regarding quota of men and grievances against those hired
      ...Josiah Johnson...Gideon Johnson...Samuel Johnson
    Military
    • David Keezer
      United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783
      Name: David Keezer
      Event Type: Military Service
      Event Date: 07 Jul 1779
      Event Place: New Hampshire, United States
      Event Place (Original): New Hampshire, United States
      Record Collection:
      United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783
      Document Information:
      Affiliate Publication Number M246
      Affiliate Publication Title Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783.
      Affiliate Film Number 48
      GS Film Number 000830327
      Digital Folder Number 007196981
      Image Number 00323
      Citing this Record
      "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QL6Y-5FYC : 31 October 2017), David Keezer, 07 Jul 1779; citing 07 Jul 1779, New Hampshire, United States, citing NARA microfilm publication M246. Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Services, 1980. FHL microfilm 830,327.
      [6-48-51]
      Return of the men Inlisted in the seventh Company, third New Hampshire Regt by Capt Benja Stone - Now Comded by Capt McGregore
      Names: Josiah Johnson
      When Inlisted and for What Time: 7th May [1777] 8 months
      Remarks: Discharged 10th January 1778
    Died March 1793 - 1798 
    • Not assessed in Middleton or Brookfield. There was a deed registered in 1801. Was he still living that late?
    Person ID I50115  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2019 

    Father John JOHNSON,   b. Bef 1694,   d. Bef 1778? 
    Mother Prudence CROSBY 
    Married 24 Mar 1714/5  Hampton Falls, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • History of Hampton Falls, N.H. ...
      By Warren Brown
      p 128
      Record of Marriages
      Marriage comsummated by Rev Theophilus Cotton, Taken from a record in his own handwriting
      1715 March 24 John Johnson of Greenland and Prudence Crosby of Hampton
    Family ID F15640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Dorothy? BRYANT,   d. C 1760 
    Married C 1749 
    Children 
     1. Gideon JOHNSON,   b. [1750],   d. Bef 1830 CENSUS
     2. Dorothy JOHNSON
     3. Joseph JOHNSON,   b. [1751], Lee, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John JOHNSON,   b. [1755],   d. Bef 1790 CENSUS?
     5. Mary JOHNSON
     6. Samuel Watson JOHNSON,   b. [1760],   d. May 1814, St Jean sur Richelieu, PQ Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. James JOHNSON,   b. 1775?
    Family ID F15302  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary GARLAND 
    Married C 1761? 
    Family ID F17435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Durham and Barrington Johnsons
    Durham and Barrington Johnsons
    Map and select timeline of John Johnson m Prudence Crosby and Joseph Johnson m Mary in Barrington and Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire, sons of John Johnson m Hannah Lewis from Greenland.

  • Notes 
    • m2? Mary Garland wid John Stevenson? See below.
      Probably not s Ebenezer Johnson m Margaret Weeks
      Probably not s Ebenezer Johnson m Hannah Jones
      Not s Nathan Johnson m Mary Whidden. Not named in probate 1748.
      Not s Josiah Johnson m Martha Whitmore [Massachusetts]
      Not s William Johnson m Elizabeth [Massachusetts]
      Not s Josiah Johnson m Annis Chandler [Massachusetts]
      Not s Josiah Johnson m Abigail Phillips [Massachusetts]

      Roll of New Hampshire men at Louisburg, Cape Breton, 1745: Nil
      Middleton Town Records: 1782 first called Deacon Josiah Johnson [probably Baptist]
      Brookfield Tax 1796: Nil
      Strafford County Probate: Nil
      The town register: Farmington, Milton, Wakefield, Middleton, Brookfield, 1907-8 - by Byron Davis: Nil
      Fryeburg, Maine : an historical sketch: Josiah Johnson 1725 r Woburn
      Strafford County Land Record: No Johnsons in Lee. See below for Josiah Johnsons. See Strafford above for Johnsons in Dover, Durham, Madbury, Lee, Barrington
      Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors: Nil Johnson in Lee, Oytser, Barrington, Durham
      Military History of the State of New Hampshire, from its Settlement in 1623 to the Rebellion in 1861 by Chandler E. Potter, Vol. I: Josiah Johnson Woburn
      Barrington Vital Records: Nil
      Durham Town Records -1770: Jas or Jos Johnson 1747. See below. Earlier than 1747 from [~300-/]
      Rockingham County Land Records: Nil
      Conway Town Records 1765-1778: Only mention is the grant.
      Conway Tax 1802: Nil
      Conway Vital Records [In Volume C of Town Records with index]: Nil Johnson

      Evidence for wife:
      Deed 1754: Robert Bryant calls Josiah Johnson "my beloved son in law"

      Evidence for children:
      Gideon: Baptism 1750
      Dorothy: Baptism 1750
      Mary: Baptistm 1757
      Joseph Baptism 1758
      Samuel: Hannah Garland's deposition in Betsey Johnson's pension file. [Samuel Watson m Mary Bryant sister of Josiah's wife]

      Other children?
      Sarah Johnson m Jeremiah Willey
      John Johnson b c 1755 r Durham 1775 [History of Durham: Military History]
    • Josiah Johnson m Susanah Kendall or Hannah Wood s Josiah Johnson m Martha Whitemore? He had a son David Johnson b 1742. Probably not him:
      New England Historical and Genealogical Register Journals and Periodicals
      RECORD : 1905
      VOLUME : 59
      PAGE : 151
      TEXT : Captain Edward Johnson of Woburn, Mass., and some of his Descendants. (Continued.)
      p 150
      Major Josiah Johnson b 24 February 1710 m1 Hannah Wood d Dr David Wood m Mary r Boxford; m2 5 August 1771 Susanna Kendall Brooks wid Benjamin Brooks d Lieut Samuel Kendall m Elizabeth r Woburn
      [short Bio]
      d 25 December 1784
      will 1783 probate 10 February 1785 names wife Susanna sons Josiah, David, Daniel, Isaac daughter Hannah
      Children: Josiah, Hannah, David, Martha, Daniel, Isaac

      Fryeburg, Maine : an historical sketch
      p 16
      Josiah Johnson 1725 r Woburn
      p 19
      Josiah Johnson wounded
    • Strafford County (N.H.) land records, 1773-1901
      Authors: Strafford County (New Hampshire). Register of Deeds
      Grantor index A-Z 1773-1817
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      16374 [317/645]
      https://familysearch.org/search/film/007836207?cat=218966
      7 December 1778 Josiah Johnson to Ebenezer Bickford Lot 23 Division 2 Range 2 New Durham Deed Volume 3 Page 208
      *21 January 1788 Josiah Johnson et als to Nathaniel Weed Eaton Tax Deed Volume 9 Page 188 [See below]
      21 September 1801 Josiah Johnson to Samuel Johnson Lot #32 Middleton Deed Volume 37 Page 179
      1 February 1808 Nathan Hanson to Gideon Johnson Lot # 60 Middleton Deed Volume 56 Page 415
      1 February 1808 Gideon Johnson et ux to John Paine Lot #60 Middleton Deed Volume 56 Page 416
      The other Johnsons in Middleton were the Samuel Johnson m Elizabeth Gage family.
      No Johnson Grantors in Lee
      No Josiah Johnson Grantees
    • Josiah Johnson
      Massachusetts Births and Christenings
      Name Josiah Johnson
      Gender Male
      Birth Date 02 Apr 1722
      Birthplace ANDOVER,ESSEX,MASSACHUSETTS
      Father's Name Josiah Johnson
      Mother's Name Anness
      Citing this Record
      "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZK7-Q5F : 4 December 2014), Josiah Johnson, 02 Apr 1722; citing ANDOVER,ESSEX,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0496897 IT 1-2.
      Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number C50013-1
      System Origin Massachusetts-ODM
      GS Film number 0496897 IT 1-2

      m Sarah Hunt d 1778 Andover
    • sos.nh.gov/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=8589980428
      Index to Petitions at the New Hampshire State Archives ca. 1680 -- 1819
      by Frank C. Mevers, PhD

      Johnson, Josiah 6/26/1761 Newington, grant for Bridgewater, VT
      Johnson, Josiah 11/18/1765 Durham, advocates second parish
      Johnson, Josiah 7/7/1773 Middleton, seeks town incorporation
      Johnson, Josiah 3/6/1777 Windham, bridge
      Johnson, Josiah 2/7/1780 Lottery to build bridge at Walpole
      Johnson, Josiah 10/16/1783 Middleton, extend time to pay taxes
      Johnson, Josiah Feb 1786(8) Redress commercial grievances
      Johnson, Josiah Dec 1786(9) Middleton, met military quota
      Johnson, Josiah Nov 1787 Allenstown, George Evans for JP
      Johnson, Josiah 2/10/1790 Middleton, Capt Archelaus Woodman for JP
      Johnson, Josiah 9/7/1790 Middleton, John Chamberlain for JP
      Johnson, Josiah 6/9/1796 Middleton, tax all land for roads
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/352386?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Town records, 1763-1861
      Authors: Conway (New Hampshire). Town Clerk (Main Author)
      New Hampshire State Capitol (Concord, New Hampshire)
      Town records vol. 1 1765-1826 vol. 3 1802-1825
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      15106
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/005510587?cat=352386
      [210/700]
      Tax 1802: Nil Johnson
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/352417?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Town records, 1778-1826
      Authors: Brookfield (New Hampshire). Town Clerk (Main Author), New Hampshire State Capitol (Concord, New Hampshire)
      Town records
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      15083
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/005510568?cat=352417
      [108/459]
      p 197
      on Sunday the 6th Day of August AD 1797 joined In Marriage the Persons within Named that is to Say William Farnal and bette Johnson by David Copp Justice Peace
      a true Copy attest John Chamberlain town Clerk
    • Grant in Eaton

      * * *
      Adjacent to Conway

      New Hampshire State Papers
      Volume 24 Page 716
      Names of the Grantees of Eaton
      ...
      John Johnson
      ...
      Josiah Johnson
      ...
      10 November 1766

      * * *
      New Hampshire State Paper
      Volume 27 Page 222
      Schedule of the Proprietors of Eaton
      ...
      John Johnson
      ...
      Josiah Johnson
      ...
      21 October 1768

      * * *

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/218966?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Strafford County (N.H.) land records, 1773-1901
      Authors: Strafford County (New Hampshire). Register of Deeds
      v. 8-9 1788-1789
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      16381
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008204301?cat=218966
      Volume 9 Page 188
      [390/581]
      Henry Weed yeoman Eaton collector for the proprietors of Eaton
      Nathaniel Weed yeoman Sandwich
      201 pounds being the sum the following premises were struck off at by public vendue
      44 original proprietors shares of land in the Township of Eaton
      Clement March Esqr
      Jonathan Moulton Esqr
      Walter Briant Esqr
      Jeremiah Gilman
      Cap Israel Gilman
      John Trask
      Benjamin Chapman
      Saml Chapman
      Jonathan Robinson
      John Watson
      Jeremiah Bryent
      Jonathan Warner
      Coll Theodore Athington
      Bartholomew Smart
      Josiah Johnson
      David Davis
      Nathaniel Stevens
      James Burley
      Nicholas Dudley
      Samuel Gilman
      David Gilman
      Joseph Senter
      John McDuffee
      John Smith Esqr
      Col Daniel Warner
      John Hartford
      John Bracket
      Benjamin Smith
      Daniel Mason
      Josiah York
      David Sticks
      John Mead
      John Meed Jr
      George Duck
      Winthrop Smart
      Arther Bennett
      Joshua Frost
      Walter Bryent Esqr
      John Burley
      Joseph Smith Esqr
      William Parker Esqr
      6 June 1783
      Henry Weed
      Wit: Joshua Beede, Daniel Beede
      Rcd 21 January 1788
    • New Durham Original Right of John Johnson and Nathaniel Frost

      Strafford County Registry of Deeds
      Volume 3 Page 208
      Josiah Johnson yeoman Middleton
      Ebenezer Bickford Junior husbandman New Durham
      50 pounds
      65 acres in New Durham in the Second Division in the third range From the Gore so called Being 1 half of the right originally Drawn to John Johnson, Nathaniel Frost, Number Twenty three
      29 October 1778
      Josiah Johnson
      Wit: Joseph Roberts, Ephraim Roberts
      rcd 7 December 1778