m. abt 1727
Facts and Events
10. Moses4 Johnson (Jeffrey3, Jeffrey2, Jno1) was born in Prince William, Virginia about 1740. Moses died about June 1803 in Leeds Parish, Fauquier, Va.
He married Duannah "Diannah" Shumate in Fauquier ?, Va, about 1776. Duannah was born in Prince William, Virginia about 1749. She was the daughter of Daniel Ii Shumate and Sarah Ann James. Duannah died after May 16, 1829 in Fauquier, Virginia. Tax List 1787 Virginia List A William Johnson 0 0 1 3 4 List B Smith Johnson 0 2 2 0 2 Stud Horse Isaac Johnson 0 0 0 3 6 Alexr Johnson 0 0 0 2 6 Sarah Johnson 1 0 0 1 4 Presly Johnson in household Thos Johnson 1 0 0 2 5 16-21 years Samuel Johnson 1 1 0 1 1 George Johnson Sr 1 0 0 2 3 Allen Johnson in household Tunis Johnson 3 1 1 3 6 Anthony Johnson in household Charles Johnson 0 0 0 3 2 Yellis Johnson 1 0 0 4 8 Baley Johnson 1 5 4 9 16 Beede Johnson 1 0 0 2 2 Baley Johnson Beede Johnson Baley Johnson Jr George Johnson son List C Moses Johnson 0 1 1 3 6 John Johnson with Rev Wm Stewart Will Fauquier County, Virginia Will Book 3 page 439 In the name of God, Amen I Moses Johnston Senior of Leeds Parrish in the County of Fauquier and State of Virginia being some what indisposed in body, but of perfect mind and memory do this sixteenth of June anno domoni one thousand eight hundred and three do make and ordain this my last will and testament. Improvimis, I recommend my soul into the hands of almight God who give it and hope through the merits of my Saviour the blessed Jesus Christ to receive free pardon for all my past sins, and my body I commit to the earth to be buried in a descent Christian manner at the discretion of my executors herein after named, and as toughing what earthly estate it hath please God to bless me with. I dispose of it in manner and form following vis: Item, My will and desire is that my beloved wife Duanna have one third part of my estate both real and personal during life and at her decease to return to my children herein after mention to be equally divided amongst them. Item, I give to my sonMoses ten pounds so soon as it can be collected out of the money arising from my estate. Item, I give to my daughter Molly ten pounds so soon as it can be collected out of money arising from my estate. Item, I give to my son Daniel ten pounds so soon as it can be collected out of money arising from my estate. Item, it is my will and desire that the residue of my estate that is heretofore given to be equally divided amongst my children namely, Hannah Boggess, David Johnston, Nimrod Johnston, Susanna Waddle, John Johnston, Moses Johnston, Margaret McMekin, Charlotte JOHNSON, Daniel Johnson, and Molly Johnson. Item, I appoint my trusty friends Amynta Bailey and Simon Cornwall, executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former will and testaments heretofore made ratifying and confirming this only, I am witness wereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal. Published and pronounced and declared by the Moses Johnson for as his last will and testament before James Ellis, Joseph Ellis and Johan Bannon. Mo Johnson SS At a court held for Fauquier County the 25th day of July 1800. This will was proved by the oaths of James Ellis, Joseph Ellis and Isham Bannon witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. Teste L Brooke Tet. 1800 Fauquier County, Virginia Tax List Wilford Johnson 1 3 2 0 Joseph Johnson 1 2 Nimrod Johnson 1 2 Moses Johnston 2 2 1 2 (Moses Johnston Jr in household) Fauquier County, Virginia Will Book 3 page 468 24 Oct 1803 Inventory dated 24 Oct 1803 nothing significant Witnesses C Chapman Junior Jacob Cornwell John Smith 30 Dec 1803 Moses witness John O Bannon Joseph Blackwell John Smith
Moses Johnson and Duannah "Diannah" Shumate had the following children:
+ 27 i. Moses5 Johnson.
28 ii. Daniel Johnson was born in Fauquier, Va.
29 iii. Molly Johnson was born in Fauquier, Va.
30 iv. David Johnson was born in Fauquier, Va. He married Sarah Odor in Fauquier, Va, March 21, 1789.
31 v. Nimrod Johnson was born in Fauquier, Va. He married Polly Adams in Fauquier, Va, February 24, 1790.
32 vi. Susanna Johnson was born in Fauquier, Va. She married James Waddle in Of Fauquier, Virginia, about 1800.
33 vii. John Johnson was born in Fauquier, Va. He married Elizabeth Harris in Fauquier, Va, March 28, 1808.
34 viii. Margaret Johnson was born in Fauquier, Va. She married Archibald Mcmekin in Fauquier, Va, February 26, 1800.
35 ix. Hannah Johnson was born in Fauquier, Virginia about 1781. She married Mr Boggess in Of Fauquier, Virginia, about 1801. Mr was born in Of Fauquier, Virginia about 1780.
36 x. Polly "Mary" Johnson was born in Fauquier, Virginia about 1786. She married twice. She married Zebulon Newhouse in Fauquier, Virginia, about 1801. (See Zebulon Newhouse for the continuation of this line.) She married Timothy Bray in Fauquier, Virginia, December 28, 1818.
37 xi. Charlotte Johnson was born in Fauquier, Va November 26, 1786. Charlotte died May 1, 1877 in Fauquier, Va, at 90 years of age. She married John Burgess in Fauquier, Va, November 12, 1805. John was born in Prince William, Virginia June 11, 1771. He was the son of Edward Burgess and Sarah "Sally" Price. John died December 12, 1855 in Fauquier, Virginia, at 84 years of age. (See John Burgess for the continuation of this line.) Notes of Michael Burgess page 272 Charlotte Burgess Johnston is named as a child of Moses Johns(t)on in his will (Fauquier Co. WB #3, p. 439, dated 16 Jun 1803), which also mentions children: Moses Jr.; David; Daniel; Nimrod; John; Mary; Hannah Boggess; Sussanna Waddle; Margaret McMeekin. A subsequent guardianship proceeding (24 Oct 1803) assigns Dianna Johnson (sic) control of Charlotte, Daniel and Mary Johnson, orphans of Moses Johnson. Duannah's will (WB #7, p. 182, dated 16 May 1839, proven 25 Mar 1830, mentions Marshall K. Newhouse, son of her daughter Mary (who married Zebulon Newhouse), and Mary Bray, "now wife of Timothy Bray," John Burgess witnesses this will. The birth dates of John's children are taken from his family Bible record. There are a large number of cousin marriages recorded in this family, and many twin births.