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George H. Johnson
  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
  • HGeorge H. JohnsonABT 1787 - 1856
  • WSarah Spencer1788 - 1860
m. ABT 1806
  1. Louisa JohnsonABT 1807 -
  2. Andrew JohnsonABT 1812 -
  3. Margaret JohnsonABT 1813 -
  4. Samuel Charles Johnson1816 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] George H. Johnson
Gender Male
Birth[2] ABT 1787 Virginia, United States
Marriage ABT 1806 Scott , Kentucky, United Statesto Sarah Spencer
Other[5] 1809 Clark, Indiana, United Statessigned petition opposed to the introduction of negroes (slaves)
Other[6] 1811 Indiana, United Statessigned petition protesting electioneering methods of governor
Other[7] ca 1815 Scott, Kentucky, United Stateswith wife Sarah, signed as heir of Samuel Spencer
Census[8] 1820 Franklin, Indiana, United StatesBath Township
Residence[9][10] 1822 Fountain, Indiana, United Statesin autumn, Shawnee Township
Property[11] 1824 Fountain, Indiana, United Statesreceived multiple US land patents, first from Franklin, Indiana, then from Wabash, Indiana
Religion[10] 1829 Fountain, Indiana, United Statesfounding member ofRegular Predestinarian Big Shawnee Baptist Church
Property[12][13] 15 Jan 1831 Fountain, Indiana, United Statesgave land to son Andrew
Property[14] 6 Feb 1832 Fountain, Indiana, United Statesgave land to son Samuel; also sold land
Property[16] 22 Dec 1838 Fountain, Indiana, United Statessold land to son Samuel
Census[17] 1840 Fountain, Indiana, United StatesShawnee Township
Property[15] 26 Mar 1840 Fountain, Indiana, United Statessold land
Property[18] 20 Aug 1841 Fountain, Indiana, United Statesbought land
Property[19] 28 Oct 1841 Fountain, Indiana, United Statessold land
Property[19] 2 Sep 1843 Fountain, Indiana, United Statessold land
Census[2] 1850 Fountain, Indiana, United StatesShawnee Township
Will[20] 24 Apr 1856 Fountain, Indiana, United Statessigned will
Death[1][3] 1 Sep 1856 Fountain, Indiana, United States
Probate[3] 13 Sep 1856 Fountain, Indiana, United StatesLetters of Administration granted to son Samuel C. Johnson
Burial[4] Fountain, Indiana, United StatesHopkin's Cemetery
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Clarence Lott, 27 July 2008, in Johnson Family emails, Secondary quality.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Fountain County, Indiana, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 140, Fam 140, Primary quality.

    Johnson, George, 63, white male, farmer, no RE listed, b. VA
    , Sarah, 62, white female, b. PA
    , George, 9 white male, b. IN, at school

  3. 3.0 3.1 Complete Probate Record; LDS #1321793, in Indiana. Circuit Court (Fountain County). Probate records, 1832-1918. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983), Vol. E, p. 158, Jan 1858-Jan 1860, Primary quality.

    Court of Common Pleas, Monday, 5 April 1858
    Letters of Executorship granted on 13 Sept 1856 to Samuel Johnson on the Estate of George Johnson deceased

  4. Cemeteries, in Fountain, Indiana, USGenweb Archives, 20 Nov 2008, Secondary quality.

    HOPKIN'S CEMETERY, Fountain County, Indiana
    JOHNSON
    George d. Sep 1856 69y 3m 1d

  5. The Territory of Indiana 1800-1810, Volume VII (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), 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]

  6. 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 [sic], Joseph Reese [all together], . . . John Rees, Benjaman Rees [together]

  7. Scott County, Early Wills & Marriages, Vol. 2; LDS #6048943, in Ardery, Julia Hoge Spencer. Kentucky records: early wills and marriages, copied from court house records by regents, historians and the state historian; old bible records and tombstone inscriptions; records from Barren, Bath, Bourbon, Clark, Daviess, Fayette, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mason, Montgomery, Nelson, Nicholas, Ohio, Scott, and Shelby counties. (Lexington, Kentucky: Keystone Printery, Inc., c1932), p. 158, Secondary quality.

    Scott County Deeds, Book B, Page 346, Dec 1815
    Samuel Spencer's Heirs >.............
    (Hugh Dickey and) wife, late Margaret Spencer, widow of (Samuel Spencer) late of Scott Co., KY and said Hugh (Dickey) of Clermont Co., Ohio..............
    (Samuel Walker) and Hannah, his wife, late Hannah Spencer, one of heirs of .........dec'd.,
    Wm. Dickey and wife, Margaret, late Spencer, another heir of sd Samuel Spencer, dec'd, all of Ohio, and
    Geo. Johnson and wife, Sarah, late Spencer, another heir of sd Samuel of territory of Indiana,
    to Jno & Andrew Spencer of Scott County
    Signed: Geo. Johnson, Sarah Johnson, Samuel Walker, Hannah Walker, Wm. Dickey, Hugh Dickey, Margaret Dickey

  8. Bath, Franklin County, Indiana, in United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    Johnson, George, 2 m>10 [Andrew, Samuel], 1 m 26-44 [George], 1 f>10 [Margaret], 1 f10-15 [Louisa], 1 f 26-44 [Sarah]

  9. History of Shawnee Township, by Mrs. A. T. Claypool, in Daughters of the American Revolution. Richard Henry Lee Chapter. The Centennial Book: Official Program of the Ceremonies and the Pageant in Celebration of the Centennial of Fountain County, at Covington, Indiana. (Covington, Indiana: Richard Henry Lee Chapter, DAR, nd [1926?]), Secondary quality.

    p, 31 - : 1st settlement in autumn of 1822, John Lopp, George Johnson

  10. 10.0 10.1 Beckwith, H. W. History of Fountain County: together with historic notes on the Wabash Valley, gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and other authentic, though, for the most part, out-of-the-way sources. (Chicago: H.H. Hill and N. Iddings, 1881), Secondary quality.

    p. 227 - the Regular Predestinarian Big Shawnee Baptist church was organized July 1829 by seven people, inc. Elder Johnson; Elder George Johnson chosen moderator.
    p. 341 - in 1822 George Johnson entered on Section 12, Shawnee Township

  11. United States. Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Secondary quality.

    Patentee: GEORGE JOHNSON of Franklin County, Indiana
    W?NE, Sec 12, T20N, R8W 2nd PM, Fountain County, IN; Document Nr.: 1103; Acres: 80, Issue Date: 1/10/1824, Land Office: Terre Haute
    E?NE, Sec 12, T20N, R8W 2nd PM, Fountain County, IN; Document Nr.: 1104, Acres: 80, Issue Date: 1/10/1824, Land Office: Terre Haute
    E?NE, Sec 12, T20N, R8W 2nd PM, Fountain County, IN; Document Nr.: 1596, Acres: 80, Issue Date: 4/10/1824, Land Office: Crawfordsville
    Patentee: GEORGE JOHNSON of Wabash County, Indiana
    W?NE, Sec 12, T20N, R8W 2nd PM, Fountain County, IN; Document Nr.: 2156, Acres: 80, Issue Date: 11/10/1824, Land Office: Crawfordsville
    E?NE, Sec 11, T20N, R8W 2nd PM, Fountain County, IN; Document Nr.: 2157, Acres: 80, Issue Date: 11/10/1824, Land Office: Crawfordsville
    E?NE, Sec 10, T20N, R8W 2nd PM, Fountain County, IN; Document Nr.: 2158, Acres: 80 Issue Date: 11/10/1824, Land Office: Crawfordsville

  12. Volumes 2-3; LDS #1321427, in Fountain County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1827-1887. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983), Vol 3, p. 184, 1831-1833, Primary quality.

    Indenture made 15 Jan 1831
    Between George Johnston and Sarah his wife of Fountain County, Indiana
    and Andrew Johnston son of said George Johnston of the same place
    George and Sarah, in consideration of the natural love and affection they hath and beareth unto the said Andrew Johnston and for his better support, maintenance, and livelihood, give, grant, etc.
    the W1/2 of the NE1/4, Sec 12, T20N, R8W, containing 80 acres more or less
    Signed George Johnston, Sarah Johnston
    Witness (15 Dec 1831) J. Bartlett JP
    Recorded 11 [lost in binding] 1833

  13. Vols 9-10; LDS #1321730, in Fountain County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1827-1887. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983), Vol. 9, p. 88, 1839-42, Primary quality.

    Indenture, 15 Jan 1831
    Between George Johnson and Sarah his wife of fountain County, Indiana
    And Andrew Johnson their son
    For the natural love and affection which they bear him and for his better maintenance, support and livelihood
    Give, grant, alien, etc.
    W 1/2 of the SE 1/4, Sec 12, T20N, R18W
    Signed George Johnson, Sarah Johnson
    Witness J. M. Hall, Henry Crane, J. Parlett, JP

  14. Volumes 2-3; LDS #1321427, in Fountain County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1827-1887. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983), Vol. 3, p. 183, 1831-1833, Primary quality.

    Indenture 6 Feb 1832
    Between George Johnston [sic] and Sarah his wife of Fountain County, Indiana
    and Samuel C. Johnston son of the said George Johnston and Sarah is wife of the same place
    In consideration of the natural love and affection which the said George Johnston and Sarah his wife hath and beareth the said Samuel C. Johnston and also for the better support, maintenance and livelihood of him, give, grant, etc.
    N1/2 of E1/2 of the NE1/4, Sec 11, T20N, R8W, containing 40 acres more or less
    and also the N1/2 of the E1/2 of the NE1/4, Sec [10], T20N, R8W, containing 40 acres
    Signed George Johnston, Sarah Johnston
    Witness J. Bartlett JP
    Recorded 11 Jan 1833

    Also recorded in Volume 8, p. 577, with J. N. Hale, H. Crane, J. Bartlett JP as witnesses

  15. Vols 9-10; LDS #1321730, in Fountain County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1827-1887. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983), Vol. 10, p. 434, 1839-42, Primary quality.

    Indenture 26 Mar 1840
    Between George Johnson and Sarah his wife of Fountain County, IN
    And Thomas Bodley of the same place who paid $4000 for
    E1/2 of NW1/4, Sec 12, T20N, R8W
    Also the W1/2 of the NW1/4 of Sec 12, T20N, R8W
    Signed George Johnson, Sarah Johnson
    Witness John M. Hall JP, Samuel C. Johnson

  16. Volumes 6,8; LDS #1321429, in Fountain County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1827-1887. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983), Vol. 8, p. 512, 1836-1839, Primary quality.

    Indenture 22 Dec 1838
    George Johnson and Sara Johnson his wife of fountain County, IN
    and Samuel C. Johnson of same place who paid $800
    E1/2 of the NE1/4, Sec 12, T20N, R8W, containing 80 acres more or less
    Signed George Johnson, Sarah Johnson
    Witness J. M. Hale JP, Henry Crane

  17. Fountain County, Indiana, in United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    1840 US Census, Indiana, Fountain, Shawnee
    Johnson, George, 1 m 15-20, 1 m 50-60, 1 f 50-60

  18. Vols 10-11, 1840-1845; LDS #1321731, in Fountain County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1827-1887. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983), Vol 10, p. 604; , 1840-1845, Primary quality.

    Indenture 30 Aug 1841
    Between John Brown & Katherine his wife of Fountain County, Indiana
    And George Johnson of same place who paid $200 for land commencing at the half mile stakes on the Section line dividing Sec 10 and 11 in T20N, R8W thence N with said line 80 rods, then E 20 Rods, then S 80 rods, then W 20 rods to the place of beginning containing 10 acres more or less
    Signed John x his mark Brown, Katherine x her mark Brown
    Witness: F. C. Paine, JP, George Brown

  19. 19.0 19.1 Vols 10-11, 1840-1845; LDS #1321731, in Fountain County (Indiana). Recorder. Deed records, 1827-1887. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983), Vol. 10, p. 507; Vol. 11, p. 692 , Primary quality.

    Vol. 10, p. 507
    Indenture 28 Oct 1841
    Between George Johnson and Sarah his wife of Fountain County, Indiana
    And Jacob Brown of same place who paid $300 for land in Fountain County
    20 acres off of the S end of the NE 1/2 of the NE 1/4, S11, R8, T20
    Signed George Johnson, Sarah Johnson
    Witness John M. Hall, JP, John Galloway
    Vol. 11, p. 692
    Indenture 2 Sept 1843
    Between George Johnson and Sarah his wife of Fountain County, Indiana
    And John Dunklebarger of the same place who paid $600
    For 20 acres of land, being the N1/2 of the SE1/2 of the NW1/4, S11, Range 8, T20
    Signed George Johnson, Sarah Johnson
    Witness W. K. Marquess, JP, Anino Ogden

  20. Clarence Lott, 27 July 2008, in Johnson Family emails.

    I, George Johnson of the County of fountain and the State of Indiana do make and publish this last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.
    First, I direct that my body be decently interned and that my funeral be conducted in a manner -----fonding with my estate and situation in life and as to such worldly estte as it has pleased God to entrust me with; I dispose of the same with the following manners.
    First, I direct that all of my just debts and funeral expenses be paid as soon after my decease as possible out of the first money that shall come to the hands of my executor, and at my death to make a sale of the personal property and to pay one hundred dollars to my grandson Samuel Martin a cripple for education or clothing when my executor may think most advisable. Also one hundred dollars and a young mare to my grandson George Johnson as soon as he is twenty one years old, to be paid of the personal estate and not to infringe on any part of which I give to my wife Sarah hereinafter named. I direct and bequeath to my wife Sarah, two cows and all of my household goods and what and what money that may be found at my death. And at the death of my wife Sarah that my executor appoint two disinterested men to appraise the property that may be left and divide it equal among my children. I also bequeath to my wife Sarah the full possession and rents and profits of the Northwest Quarter of Section twelve in Township Twenty North of Range Eight West. Also the use of twenty acres of timberland in Vanburen Township in Fountain County, Indiana and at the death of my wife Sarah, I direct that my real estate be disposed of as follows:
    First, I bequeath to my daughter Louisa and to her children, Fifty acres of land. Forty acres being and lying in Fountain County, State of Indiana in Section Ten the South half of the East half of the Northeast Quarter in Range Eight West. Also ten acres laying in the Southwest corner of the South West Quarter of Section Eleven Township Twenty One Range Eight W.
    And to my daughter Margaret, I bequeath as follows: Twelve hundred dollars to be paid in twelve months after the death of my wife Sarah. And I authorize my executor to hold this money in land within the bounds of the State of Indiana and for the express benefit of Margaret and her children. And I further direct that James H. Martin and Clayborn Glover have nothing to do with my estate in no shape or form past, present or to come. I also bequeath to my sons Samuel C. Johnson and Andrew Johnson my home & farm including the twenty acres of timberland by each - - - - - them paying six hundred dollars to Margaret Glover within twelve months after the death of my wife Sarah.
    And I hereby ordain my son Samuel C. Johnson executor of this my last will and Testament in witness whereof I George Johnson the Testator have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty fourth day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and fifty six, and I direct that my Executor be reasonably compensated for his time and trouble. And now I do hereby certify, that I have equalized my property between my children and I am not indebted to any of them or my grandchildren up to this date.
    Signed George x his mark Johnson
    Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named George Johnson as his last will and testament, in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses hereto in the presence of the testator and the presence of each other.
    Witnesses B. B. Labaw

    See also: Fountain County, Indiana, Complete Probate Record, Book E, p. 158