Category Archives: JOHNSON

Bedford County VA Quakers: Selected Notes from the South River Monthly Meetings

Selections from: Hinshaw, William Wade,¬†Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, pp. 289-290 South River Monthly Meeting (infrequently called Bedford Monthly Meeting) Established 1757 from Cedar Creek Monthly Meeing. Discontinued: 1847. Counties within bounds of this Monthly Meeting: Bedford, Campbell, Albemarle, Amherst, … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Ann Johnson (1810-1879) Bedford County, VA

1810 ELIZABETH ANN JOHNSON, daughter of JOHN JOHNSON, JR and MARY ANN (POLLY) CARTER, born in Bedford County, VA. 1830 ELIZABETH ANN JOHNSON married JOSEPH BURNETT, son of JULIUS SAUNDERS and PRISCILLA CARTER, married. William Burnett, Surety. Married by Abner … Continue reading

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Ancestral Quaker Lineages in New Kent County, Virginia: An Exploration of Some of the Published Research

WHB – If one spends a few hours perusing the pedigree charts of persons descended from one or more of the John Johnsons identified in 17th and 18th Century Virginia, who show in the vestry or Quaker monthly meeting minutes … Continue reading

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John Johnson c. 1702-? (New Kent, Hanover Counties, VA)

1725 JOHN JOHNSON, son of JOHN JOHNSON of Hanover County and ELIZABETH ELYSON [ELLISON], dau. of GERERD ROBT. ELYSON of New Kent County, married on 6 day., 8 mo., 1725. From Rhoda Moorman Coffin, Her Reminiscenses, Addresses, Papers and Ancestry, … Continue reading

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Notes on Selected Quaker Families of Hanover County, Virginia

One of the few old colonial churches is Cedar Creek Quaker Church, which was situated in western Hanover County, Virginia, near the village of Montpelier. The church was constructed in 1770, by a man named Kimbrough. Most of the material … Continue reading

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Quaker Families of Louisa County, Virginia – Johnson and Moorman

A posting at www.louisacounty.com: “The Green Springs National Historic Landmark District contains 14,000 acres of fertile agricultural land and more than 250 original eighteenth and nineteenth century homes, barns and other outbuildings. Bounded by Route 15 and Route 22 in … Continue reading

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Benjamin Johnson (1728-1769), Bedford County, VA

[WHB: I now believe Benjamin Johnson was the brother of my 5th great grandfather, JOHN JOHNSON.] 1728 Son of JOHN JOHNSON and LUCRETIA MASSIE, born about 1728 at St Peters Parish, New Kent County? 1730 Mary Bolling Moorman born in … Continue reading

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The Quaker Johnsons of Bedford County VA and Their Antecedents

My fourth great-grandfather John Johnson, Jr, who appears to have perished in the War of 1812, is from a Quaker lineage. [See John Johnson, Jr (?-1812/3) Bedford County, VA.] Each of the following quotations appear to be relevant to the … Continue reading

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John Johnson, Jr (?-1812/3) Bedford County, VA

1807 December 21,, 1807 – Bedford County Marriage Bonds: JOHN JOHNSON, JR to MARY ANN (POLLY) CARTER. Surety is JOHN CARTER 1810 Census of Bedford County VA, 467 [WHB- It appears that the entries for JOHN JOHNSON SR and JOHN … Continue reading

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John Johnson, Sr (1732-1817), Hanover and Bedford Counties, VA

1732 JOHN JOHNSON born in Hanover County, VA, in the Quaker community asociated with the Cedar Creek Quaker Meeting House Inscription.¬†English immigrant Thomas Stanley, born about 1670, championed the right to religious freedom early in the 1700s. Stanley gave nearby … Continue reading

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