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b.ca 1780-1782
 
  1. John Johnson
  2. Polly Johnson
  3. Bailey Johnson1780-1790 - 1843
  4. Charles Johnson1780-1782 -
  5. Catherine JohnsonAbt 1782 - 1847
  6. Margaret JohnsonAbt 1786 - 1863
  7. George H. JohnsonABT 1787 - 1856
  8. Elizabeth Johnson1790-1794 - Aft 1839
  9. Nancy Johnson1791 - 1839
  10. William JohnsonABT 1805 - 1854-1857
  • HCharles Johnson1780-1782 -
  • WSarah - btw 1821-1824
m. by 1807
  • HCharles Johnson1780-1782 -
  • WRachel
m. btw 1821-1824
Facts and Events
Name Charles Johnson
Gender Male
Birth[18] ca 1780-1782
Baptism[1] Oct 1800 Scott, Kentucky, United StatesGreat Crossings Baptist Church
Marriage by 1807 to Sarah
Religion[2] 19 Sep 1807 Clark, Indiana, United Statesfounding member New Washington Baptist Church
Religion[2] 17 Oct 1807 Clark, Indiana, United StatesClerk, New Washington Baptist Church
Property[15] 2 May 1808 Clark, Indiana, United Statesapplied for Federal Land
Religion[2] Jun 1808 Clark, Indiana, United Stateshome became meeting place of New Washington Baptist Church
Religion[3][20] 29 Dec 1808 Clark, Indiana, United Statesperformed marriage of sister-in-law Margaret Storm and Willis Stucker
Other[4] 1809 Clark, Indiana, United Stateson voter's list, Springhill Township
Other[16] 1809 Clark, Indiana, United Statessigned petition opposing introduction of negros
Religion[5] 20 Jan 1810 Clark, Indiana, United Statesresigned as Clerk, appointed Deacon, New Washington Baptist Church
Religion[5][19] 17 Feb 1810 Clark, Indiana, United Statesposition as Deacon of New Washington Baptist Church challenged
Religion[5] 19 Jan 1811 Clark, Indiana, United Statesresumed position as Clerk, New Washington Baptist Church
Other[7] 11 Dec 1811 Clark, Indiana, United Statessigned petition protesting election practices of Territorial governor
Other[8] 8 Dec 1812 Clark, Indiana, United Statessigned petition requesting more time to pay off land purchases
Other[9] 7 Jul 1813 Clark, Indiana, United Statessigned petition requesting government aid for industrial development
Religion[5] 1818/1819 Clark, Indiana, United Statesrec'd Letter of Dismission from New Washington Baptist Church
Property[17] 1 Aug 1818 Clark, Indiana, United Stateswith Andrew Bower, assignees of Joseph Bower, rec'd US Patent
Census[10] 1820 Pope, Illinois, United StatesAlexander Township
Other[12] 8 Mar 1820 Pope, Illinois, United Statesappointed Trustee for Township
Property[11] 7 Aug 1820 Pope, Illinois, United Statesbought property
Religion[14] Oct 1820 Pope, Illinois, United StatesMember of Lusk CreeK Baptist Church
Marriage btw 1821-1824 to Rachel
Property[11][21] 16 Jul 1821 Pope, Illinois, United Statessold land to brother-in-law James Snow, with brother-in-law Jacob Roe as witness
Other[13] 4 Jun 1822 Pope, Illinois, United Stateson roadwork crew
Property[11][21] 1 Sep 1824 Pope, Illinois, United Statesresident of Scott County, Kentucky, sold land in Pope County, Illinois
Census[22] 1830
References
  1. “The Great Crossings Church Records, 1795-1801”. Leland Winfield Meyer, ed.; LDS #0896513, in Kentucky Historical Society (Frankfort, Kentucky). The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society. (Frankfort: Kentucky Historical Society), Vol. 34, January, April 1936, Secondary quality.

    pp. 175-6 – First Saturday, October 1800 – Receiv’d by Experience, Charles Johnson

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Church Book, New Washington Baptist Church, 1807 – 1836; MSS 24, Hamilton Library Archives, Franklin College, in Silver Creek Baptist Church (Clark County, Indiana); Indiana) Church of Christ on Owens Creek (Clark County; and Indiana) Fourteen Mile Creek Baptist Church (Clark County. Church records, 1798-1837. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986), Secondary quality.

    [Note: New Washington was originally known as the Fourteen Mile Creek Baptist Church]
    p. 1 – Constitution adopted 19 September 1807
    Founding members included William Goodin, Isaac McCoy
    Members of Silver Creek Church, inc.: John Reese, Jean Reese, Gean Coovert, Sarah Huff, Chas. Johnson, Sarah Johnson, Hanna Brenton, Margaret Storm
    Members of New Washington include [NB – nd] as above, plus Joseph Reace
    p. 2 – and John and Nancy Webb, Nancy Reace
    P. 2 - Meeting 17 Oct 1807 – John Reace Moderator, Chas Johnson Clerk.
    p. 3 – meetings at Abraham Huffs – on Saturday before 3rd Sunday
    - June 1808 – meting place changed to Charles Johnson’s

  3. “Clark County Marriage Records, 1807-1815”, Dorothy Riker; IN Hist. Soc. F521.I52, in Indiana Historical Society (Indianapolis, Indiana), and Indiana University (Bloomington). Indiana magazine of history. (Indianapolis [Indiana]: Indiana Historical Society), Vol XLI, No. 1, pp. 95-103, March 1945, Secondary quality.

    p. 96 – Willis Stuker [Stucker?] to [torn] Storm, Certificate, 29 Dec 1808, by Charles Johnston

  4. Clark County Voters, 1802-1809; FHL #1428704, in Clark County, Indiana voters, 1802, 1809. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1985).

    1809 - Johnston, Charles, Springhill Township

  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Church Book, New Washington Baptist Church, 1807 – 1836; MSS 24, Hamilton Library Archives, Franklin College, in Silver Creek Baptist Church (Clark County, Indiana); Indiana) Church of Christ on Owens Creek (Clark County; and Indiana) Fourteen Mile Creek Baptist Church (Clark County. Church records, 1798-1837. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986), Secondary quality.

    p. 6 - 20 Jan 1810 – Meeting held at James Stark’s; Brother Charles Johnson made request to be released from being clerk – granted, but was then appointed Deacon
    p. 7 – 17 Feb 1810 – Brother Reace query – whether Charles Johnson can serve church as their deacon, being a magistrate of the civil government. Answer: No.; Meetings now alternately a James Stark’s and Charles Johnson’s
    p. 8 – 19 January 1811 – Brother Charles Johnson chosen as clerk [again]
    p. 16 – 17 Sep 1814 – church to send out subscription to raise money to build a meting house on land provided by Brother John Webb. Brothers Charles Johnson and Joseph Reese to look after and attend to the business.
    18 Oct 1817 – Brothers Joseph Reese and Charles Johnson to attend Bethel Church “in distress” at their request
    p. 24 – 18 April 1818 – “Brother Charles Johnson being unhappy with his membership in the Fourteen Mile church which unhappiness is known to the church and he applied to the church for a letter of dismission and his request was granted so that brother is considered to be dismissed from us when joined to any other church of same father and son on ___”
    Brother Johnson stated that he was unhappy at some words that were spoken and called for a letter, granted and then recalled. (Joseph Reese clerk)
    p. 26 – [1818? 1819?] – Brother Charles Johnson and his wife Sarah and Margaret Storm ask for letters of dismission. Granted. “The church having heard Brother Charles Johnson’s understanding of the gospel and think it proper to give him License. Brother Joseph Reese is chosen to act as clerk . . .”

  6.   History of the Ohio Falls Cities and their Counties; ISL 977.201 C592H, in History of the Ohio Falls cities and their counties: with illustrations and biographical sketches. (Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1968), Vol II., Secondary quality.

    p. 419 – “John Reese was an old Baptist preacher in the country around New Washington. He preached mostly in school-houses and the houses of the pioneers. Joseph Reese and Charles Johnson were members; but they, with a number of others, were finally taken into the Christian Church.”

  7. The Territory of Indiana 1810-1816. Volume VIII (UBC E173 U572 v. 8), in United States. Department of State, and Clarence Edwin Carter. The territorial papers of the United States. (Washington [District of Columbia]: Government Printing Office, 1934-1962), pp. 144-147, Secondary quality.

    Petitions Regarding Elections - pp. 144-147
    p. 146 – Signers include on Section 2 of Subscribers:
    Charles Johnson, Bala Johnson, John ashbay, George Jhnson, Joseph Reese [all together], . . . John Rees, Benjaman Rees [together]

  8. The Territory of Indiana 1810-1816. Volume VIII (UBC E173 U572 v. 8), in United States. Department of State, and Clarence Edwin Carter. The territorial papers of the United States. (Washington [District of Columbia]: Government Printing Office, 1934-1962), pp. 221-223, Secondary quality.

    Petition to Extend Time of Payment, pp. 221-223
    p. 222 – signers inc. John Tilford . . . William Anderson . . . Robert Bowers . . . Jacob Storm, Daniel Bower, Adam Bower, . . . Charles Johnston, John Johnston, Bealy Johnston, John Reese, Joseph Reese, Bengiman Reese [all together], . .

  9. The Territory of Indiana 1810-1816. Volume VIII (UBC E173 U572 v. 8), in United States. Department of State, and Clarence Edwin Carter. The territorial papers of the United States. (Washington [District of Columbia]: Government Printing Office, 1934-1962), pp. 265-267, Secondary quality.

    p. 266 – signed Wm Anderson . . . John Telford
    p. 267 – Benjamin Reese, Peter Storm, Jacob Storm [together], . . . James Arbuckell, Charles Johnson
    p. 267 – petition rejected

  10. Pope County, Illinois, in United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 76, Primary quality.

    Jonston, Charles, 1 m >10, 1 m 10-15, 1 m 26-44, 4 f >10, 1 f 16-25, 1 f 26-44
    neighbors include Beley Jonston, James Snow

  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Deed Record A; FHL #0964515, in Pope County (Illinois). Recorder. Deeds v. 1816-1886; index, 1810-1910. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974), pp. 63, 112, 154 , 1816-1836.

    p. 63 – Indenture made 7 August 1820
    Between Solomon Penny and his wife Jincy and Enoch Penny all of the State of Illinois
    And Charles Johnson of Pope County, Illinois who paid $755
    For the SE1/4, S13, T12S, R5E
    Signed Solomon Penny, Jincy Penny, Enoch Penny
    Witness William Penny, Strother Ball, Daniel Parkeson JP
    Recorded 12 Aug 1820, the 45th year of the Independence of the United States
    p. 112 – Indenture made 16 July 1821
    Between Charles Johnson & Sally his wife of Pope County, Illinois
    And James Snow of same place who paid $300
    For a part of the SE1/4 of S13, T12S, R5E in the District of lands offered in Shawneetown
    Beginning at the SW corner of the said quarter and running thence East 72 and 1/2 poles to a stake, thence North one hundred and 60 poles to a stake, thence west 71 and 1/2 poles to a stake, thence south 160 poles to the Beginning, containing 72 and 1/2 acres
    Signed Charles Johnson, Sarah x her mark Johnson
    Witness Jacob D. Roe, Frederick x his mark Bengard, James A. Whiteside JP
    Recorded August 1821
    p. 154 – Recorded 2 October 1824
    Indenture 1 September 1824
    Between Charles Johnson and wife of Scott County Kentucky
    And William Madgeling of Pope County, Illinois who paid $600
    For a parcel of land lying on the waters of Big Bay containing 87 and 1/2 acres
    Being the SE1/4 of S13, T12S, R5E Except 72 and 1/2 acres of said quarter which Johnson deeded to James Snow
    Signed Charles Johnson, Rachel Johnson
    Witness B S. Chambers, D Suggett, Elijah Hawkins, Clerk of the Court for Scott County, Kentucky

  12. County Court Records, 1816-1831; FHL #0964530, in Illinois. County Court (Pope County), and Illinois. Court of County Commissioners (Pope County). County court records, 1816-1850. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974), p. 88, Primary quality.

    p. 88 – 8 March 1820
    Ordered that Franklin Perry, William Madglin and Charles Johnson be appointed Trustees for Township 12S, R5E

  13. County Court Records, 1816-1831; FHL #0964530, in Illinois. County Court (Pope County), and Illinois. Court of County Commissioners (Pope County). County court records, 1816-1850. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974), p. 175.

    p. 175 – 4 June 1822 – Report of Viewers of the Road from Golconda to Franklin Courthouse: “We the undersigned have reviewed and marked the within described Road leaving the Kakaskia road about 100 yards, this side of quarrel Creek, and thence by J. A. Whiteside Esq. And old Mr. Johnson’s and we think favourable of the Road.”
    p. 175 – 4 June 1822 Ordered that Lincoln Harper be appointed Supervisor on the Franklin road, from the Kaskaskia road, to the crossing of the Big Bay Cree, and . . . Cato Whitesid, James A. Whitsid, John Whitesid, James Snow, Isaac Snow, John Snow, Jacob Roe, William Johnson, Bailey Johnson, Charles Johnson Jur, . . . Abraham Shufflebarger, Jacob Sufflebarger, John King, Fredrick A[pple]yard, Jesse McCool, Benjamin McCool [crossed out in original], . . . allotted to to work on the same

  14. Primitive Baptist Churches in Pope County, Illinois, in Primitive Baptist Library of Carthage, Illinois. Church and Family History Research Assistance for Primitive Baptist Churches in Illinois, Secondary quality.

    LUSK CREEK
    Lusk Creek Church was one of the churches which organized the Muddy River Association, in October 1820, her messenger being Charles Johnson, who reported 11 members in fellowship. In 1821 the church reported 9 members. (There are no records for this church)

  15. Indiana Tract Books, Jeffersonville; FHL #1445505, in United States. Bureau of Land Management. Tract books. (Washington, District of Columbia: Records Improvement, Bureau of Land Management, 1957), Vol. 10, p. 2619, Primary quality.

    John Reese of Clark County, IN Territory, NW1/4, S5, T1, R9, 100 acres @ $2/
    On 2 May 1808, paid $80; On 18 Sep 1809 paid $208.86, Discount $31.14; $320 Paid in Full
    Certificate #29
    Charles Johnson of Clark Count, IN Territory, SW1/4, S5, T1, R9, 160 acres @ $4/
    On 2 May 1808 paid $160; Reverted
    On 1 Oct 1813, John Ogle of Clark Co, IN Ter paid $364.80 with Discount of $115.20; $640 Payment in Full, Certificate #470 issued 26 Nov 1813

  16. The Territory of Indiana 1800-1810. (UBC E173 U572 v. 7) , in United States. Department of State, and Clarence Edwin Carter. The territorial papers of the United States. (Washington [District of Columbia]: Government Printing Office, 1934-1962), Volume VII, pp. 705-707, Secondary quality.

    Petition Against the Introduction of Negros
    Signers include. Bala Johnson, John Johnson [together]
    p. 706 – Charles Johnson, George Johnson, John Reese, Joseph Reese, Isaac Sturme, Benjamin Reese [together]

  17. United States. Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Primary quality.

    Charles Johnson and Andrew Bower, assignees of Joseph Bower assignee of Alexander Walker, assignee of John Ogle
    for the NW1/4 of Sec 8, T1N, R93, Clark County, Indiana
    Accession Nr: CV-0040-230
    Document Type: Credit Volume Patent
    Issue Date: 8/1/1818
    Land Office: Jeffersonville

  18. based on date of baptism; known birth before 1794; possibly oldest son
  19. John Reese remained a "Hard Shell/Primitive" Baptist throughout his lifetime. Apparently, Charles Johnson and his brother-in-law Joseph Reese (oldest son of John) leaned towards a softer version of faith, one that was eventually shared by the majority of the congregation, who voted John Reese out of his position as Moderator (or Preacher).
  20. Charles Johnson performed marriages in Clark County, Indiana from 4 February LDS Film #1428704
  21. 21.0 21.1 Apparently James Snow was not able to pay the full price for the land he purchased from Charles Johnson and the land reverted to Johnson's ownership.
  22. May have moved to Caldwell County, Kentucky; further research is needed.