Person:Robert Johnson (114)

Watchers
Robert Johnson
b.ca 1816 United States
d.aft 1850
  1. Charles Johnson1805-1810 -
  2. Mary JohnsonABT 1808 - AFT 1850
  3. Evaline Johnson1810-1815 -
  4. Sarah Ann Johnson1810-1815 - bef 1842
  5. Robert Johnson1816 - aft 1850
Facts and Events
Name Robert Johnson
Gender Male
Birth[1] ca 1816 United StatesIndiana or Kentucky
Census[2] 1820 Pope, Illinois, United StatesAlexander Township
Census[8] 1830 Clark, Indiana, United States
Property[3] 2 Sep 1833 Johnson, Indiana, United Statespurchase Town Lot, Franklin
Property[4] 23 Jun 1835 Johnson, Indiana, United Statessold land
Property[5] 3 Jun 1836 Johnson, Indiana, United Statessold Town Lot to brother-in-law
Occupation[6] 17 Aug 1847 Johnson, Indiana, United Statessigned bond as Sheriff
Occupation[7] 1849 Johnson, Indiana, United Statesresigned as Sheriff
Census[1] 1850 Johnson, Indiana, United StatesFranklin, occupation grocery store
Death[6][7] aft 1850 possibly in California, or on way to California
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH53, Primary quality.

    1850 US Census, Indiana, Johnson, Franklin, HH 53
    Hollenback, W. P. and family
    Johnson, Robert 34, grocery store, b. KY
    Johnson, Ann, 68, b. PA
    Snow, Charles, 22, laborer, b. IN

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

    Jonston, Beley, 1 m >10 [Robert], 1 m 10-15 [Charles], 1 m 26-44 [Bailey], 3 f >10 [Evaline, Sarah, Mary], 1 f 16-25 [Ann]

  3. Vol. C, in Johnson, Indiana, United States. Deed Records, p. 210, Nov 1832-1835, Primary quality.

    Indenture 2 Sept 1833
    Between Bereford Webb of Johnson County, Indiana
    And Robert Johnson of Clark county, Indiana who paid $85 for the
    E part of Lot #69 in the Town of Franklin, that is to say drawing a line North & south across said lot at the west end of the present dwelling house of the said Webb
    Signed Bereford Webb, Ann Webb
    Witness W. Shaffer, Recorded 2 Sep 1833

  4. Vol. D, in Johnson, Indiana, United States. Deed Records, p. 86, Dec 1835-Nov 1836, Primary quality.

    Robert Johnson of Johnson County, IN was paid $65 by
    Simeon Taylor of same place for
    The NW1/4 of the NE1/4, S8, T12N, R5E, 40 acres
    Signed 23 June 1835, Robert Johnson
    Witness John Foster JP

  5. Vol. D, in Johnson, Indiana, United States. Deed Records, p. 317, Dec 1835-Nov 1836, Primary quality.

    Indenture 3 June 1836
    Between Robert Johnson of Johnson County, Indiana
    And John C. Goodwin of Johnson County who paid $130 for
    91 and 1/2 feet off the e End of Lot #69 in the Town of Franklin in front and running south across said lot
    Signed Robert Johnson
    Witness Simon Shaffer, James Chenoweth JP

  6. 6.0 6.1 Vol. J, in Johnson, Indiana, United States. Deed Records, p. 148, Mar 1842-Jan 1849, Primary quality.

    Robert Johnson, Jacob Deggs, Jacob Harter, Geo W. Williams, Wm Ware, Joseph L. Roberts, Jacob Sibert, Wm Bridges, Danl Webb, Wilkins Dettypool, Henry Fox, Nixon Hughs and Willy Jones, all of Johnson County IN,
    bond for $5000 on condition that Robert Johnson, elected and commissioned Sheriff of Johnson County, will serve to the best of his abilities according to law
    Signed 17 Aug 1847, Robert Johnson, Jacob Duggs

  7. 7.0 7.1 Johnson Family File, Johnson County Museum of History, Franklin, Indiana Miscellaneous Notes – Bailey Johnson, in Family Files.

    A Robert Johnson was Sheriff of Johnson Co. from 1847 until 1849 when he resigned. Legend has it that he went to California in the Goldrush and was never heard from again.

  8. Clark County, Indiana, NE of the State Road, in United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    Johnson, Bailey, 1 m 20-30 [Robert], 1 m 40-50 [Bailey], 1 f 10-15 [Sarah], 1 f 40-50 [Ann]