Person:Recelus Johnson (1)

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Recelus W. Johnson
b.5 Oct 1844 Jefferson Co., NY
 
m. 5 Feb 1843
  1. Recelus W. Johnson1844 -
  2. Philena M. Johnson1845 - 1859
  3. Lester A. Johnson1850 -
  4. William Jerome Johnson, Sr.1853 - Abt 1942
  5. Charles E. Johnson1862 - 1863
  1. Ethelyn JohnsonAbt 1872 -
  2. Paul JohnsonAbt 1876 -
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Name Recelus W. Johnson
Gender Male
Birth[1] 5 Oct 1844 Jefferson Co., NY

"Stolen by Indians when a child, returned home when 18." became a doctor. Above sentence may be family lore, as he appeared in censuses at age 5, 10, and 16 (see below). Howard Johnston note.

1850 census Clayton, Jefferson, NY: 5 Sep 1850: Gurdon Johnson, 35y, carpenter & joiner, $200, b. NY: Jane, 27y, b. NY: Recelus, 5y, b. NY: Philena, 4y, b. NY: infant (Lester), 1 mo, b. NY

1855 NY state census, Clayton, Jefferson, NY: frame house, worth $200, Gurden Johnson, 41 yrs, b. Montgomery Co NY: Jane, 31 years, b. Lewis Co. NY: Recelus, 10 yrs, b. Jefferson Co NY: Philena, a. 9y, b. Jefferson Co. NY: Lester, 4yrs, b. Jefferson Co. NY: William, 2y, b. Jefferson Co. NY:

1860 census Clayton, Jefferson, NY, 11 Aug 1860, Depauville NY PO: House #532, Family #544: Gardon (written over Gurden, "correcting" it) 47 years, Constable $200, b. NY: Jane, 37 years b. NY: Recellus, 16 years, farm laborer, b. NY: Lester, 10 years, b. NY: William, 7 years, b. NY

Cannot find any of them in 1880

The above censuses are from the records of Robert E. Johnson, 901 Cottonwood Rd., Kettering, OH 45419-1218; phone 937 299 4364; email: abjon901@ameritech.net


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THE FOLLOWING RECORDS COLLECTED BY HOWARD JOHNSTON, 545 JEFFERSON ST, KIMBERLY, ID 8334; 208 423 4293 how1john@aim.com


1855 New York State Census Town of Clayton, Jefferson County

Pages  1 2 3

I. population. CENSUS of the Inhabitants in the First Election District of the Town of Clayton in the County of Jefferson taken by me on the day of June 1855. Marshal.

4 33 54 Frame 200 53 Gurden Johnson 41 M Montgomery Co NY x 8 carpenter 4 34 54 Frame 200 53 Jane N Johnson 31 F wife Lewis Co NY x 8 4 35 54 Frame 200 53 Recelus Johnson 10 M child Jefferson Co NY 6 4 36 54 Frame 200 53 Philena Johnson 9 F child Jefferson Co NY 5 4 37 54 Frame 200 53 Lester Johnson 4 M child Jefferson Co NY 4 4 38 54 Frame 200 53 William Johnson 2 M child Jefferson Co NY 2 4 39 55 Frame 1000 54 Stephen Johnson 70 M Columbia Co NY x 34 merchant 4 40 55 Frame 1000 54 Mercy Johnson 62 F wife Columbia Co NY x 34 4 41 55 Frame 1000 54 Frances Johnson 20 F child Jefferson Co NY 20 4 42 55 Frame 1000 54 Charles M Johnson 16 M child Jefferson Co NY 16 student 4 43 55 Frame 1000 54 Stephen Johnson 70 M R.I. 30


This is all of Clayton that has been transcribed to date.


CENSUS: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=28392688&indiv=try&o_xid=024455&o_lid=024455&offerid=76%3a0%3a0 New Search 1880 United States Federal Census about R. W. Johnson Name: R. W. Johnson Home in 1880: Madison, Dane, Wisconsin Age: 37 Estimated birth year: abt 1843 Birthplace: New York Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head) Spouse's name: Lestina Father's birthplace: New York Mother's birthplace: New York Occupation: Butcher Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Household Members: Name Age R. W. Johnson 37 Lestina Johnson 31 Ethelyn Johnson 8 Paul Johnson 4 Nellie Britton 21 TRANSCRIPTION: 19 20 JOHNSON R. W., w, m, 37, -, -, -, 1, -, -, -, 1, -, -, Butcher, NY, NY, NY. Lestina, w, f, 31, wife, -, 1, -, -, keeping house, NY, VT, Mass. Ethelyn, w,f, 8, dau, 1, -, -, Wisc, NY, NY. Paul, w, m, 4, son, 1, Wisc, NY, NY. BRITTON, Nellie, w, f, 21, servant, 1, -, -, -, NH, Mass., NH. Reside on Carroll St. FOLLOWING IS ANOTHER R. W. JOHNSON IN THE 1880 CENSUS JUST FOR INFO HVJ NOTE http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=32252287&indiv=try&o_xid=024455&o_lid=024455&offerid=76%3a0%3a0 1880 United States Federal Census about R. W. Johnson Name: R. W. Johnson Home in 1880: Jackson, Jones, Iowa Age: 34 Estimated birth year: abt 1846 Birthplace: New York Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head) Spouse's name: Sarah Father's birthplace: New York Mother's birthplace: New York Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: Farmer Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Household Members: Name Age R. W. Johnson 34 Sarah Johnson 27 Harris Johnson 9 Emma Johnson 7 Nellie Johnson 4 Mary Johnson 1 Wm. McFarlane 24 TRANSCRIPTION: 63 63 JOHNSON R. W., w, m, 34, married, farmer, NY, NY, NY. Sarah, w, f, 27, wife, married, keeping house, OH, NJ, OH. Harris, w, m, 9, son, single, IA, NY, OH. * Emma, w, f, 7, dau, single, IA, NY, OH. * Nellie, w, f, 4, dau, single, IA, NY, OH. Mary, w, f, 1, dau, single, IA, NY, OH. Wm. McFarlane, w, m, 24, servant, single, working farm, IA, OH, OH. * = attended school


NEXT LINE -- ANOTHER JOHNSON FAMILY, PROBABLY R. W.'S MOTHER. HVJ NOTE


64 64 JOHNSON Mary, w, f, 57, wid, keeping house, NY, RI, RI. Clark, w, m, 21, son, single, farmer, IA, NY, NY. Mary, w, f, 17, dau, single, at home, IA, NY, NY. * * = attended school


ANOTHER RECELUS JOHNSON 1880 CENSUS RECORD -- BIRTH DATE QUITE A WAYS OFF HVJ NOTE


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1880 United States Federal Census about Recelus Johnson Name: Recelus Johnson Home in 1880: Lyme, Jefferson, New York Age: 43 Estimated birth year: abt 1837 Birthplace: New York Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head) Spouse's name: Lydia Father's birthplace: New York Mother's birthplace: New York Occupation: Showman Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Household Members: Name Age Recelus Johnson 43 Lydia Johnson 30 Mina Johnson 13 Mattee M. Johnson 8 TRANSCRIPTION: 156 165 JOHNSON Recelus, w, m, 43, married, Showman, NY, NY, NY. Lydia, w, f, 30, wife, married, NY, VT, NY. Mina, w, f, 13, dau, single, IA, NY, NY. * Mattee M., w, f, 8, dau, single, NY, NY, NY. *

* = attended school

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1920 United States Federal Census about R W Johnson Name: R W Johnson Home in 1920: Downey, Los Angeles, California Age: 76 years Estimated birth year: abt 1844 Birthplace: Wisconsin Relation to Head of House: Father-in-law Father's Birth Place: New York Mother's Birth Place: New York Marital Status: Widow Race: White Sex: Male Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes Image: 313 Household Members: Name Age Elmer B Martin 51 Ethelyn B Martin 47 R W Johnson 76 America Vick 33 TRANSCRIPTION: 245 259 MARTIN Elmer B., head, owns, married, m, w, 51, yes, yes, IL, NY, WI, yes, farmer, fruit farm, EM, 76. Ethylen B., wife, f, w, 47, married, yes, yes, WI, WI, WI, yes, none. JOHNSON, R. W, father-in-law, m, w, 76, Wid, yes, yes, WI, NY, NY, yes, none. [place of birth should be NY -- hvj note] VICK, America, servant, f, w, 33, single, yes, yes, Miss., Miss., Miss., yes, servant. [THIS R W JOHNSON IS THE SAME ONE THAT WAS THE BUTCHER IN MADISON, WI -- HVJ NOTE] Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Downey, Los Angeles, California; Roll T625_103; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 49; Image: 313.





MILITARY: U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Recelus H Johnson http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&=%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c&gsfn=Recelus&gsln=JOHNSON&gsby=1844&gsb2co=2%2cUSA&gsb2pl=35%2cNew+York&gsdy=&gsd2co=1%2cAll+Countries&gsd2pl=1%2c+&sbo=0&sbor=&ufr=0&wp=4%3b_80000002%3b_80000003&srchb=r&prox=1&ti=0&ti.si=0&gss=angs-b&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=1333924&recoff=1+2&db=civilwar_histdatasys&indiv=1 Name: Recelus H Johnson Age at Enlistment: 18 Enlistment Date: 18 Dec 1861 Rank at enlistment: Private Enlistment Place: Depauville, NY State Served: New York Survived the War?: Yes Service Record: Enlisted in Company E, New York 94th Infantry Regiment on 10 Mar 1862. Mustered out on 17 Mar 1862. Birth Date: abt 1843 Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General Source Information: Historical Data Systems, comp.. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009. Original data: Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works. Copyright 1997-2009 Historical Data Systems, Inc. PO Box 35 Duxbury, MA 02331.


U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Recelus Johnson http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&=%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c&gsfn=Recelus&gsln=JOHNSON&gsby=1844&gsb2co=2%2cUSA&gsb2pl=35%2cNew+York&gsdy=&gsd2co=1%2cAll+Countries&gsd2pl=1%2c+&sbo=0&sbor=&ufr=0&wp=4%3b_80000002%3b_80000003&srchb=r&prox=1&ti=0&ti.si=0&gss=angs-b&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=2878846&recoff=1+2&db=civilwar_histdatasys&indiv=1 Name: Recelus Johnson Age at Enlistment: 21 Enlistment Date: 8 Nov 1862 Rank at enlistment: Private Enlistment Place: Brownville, NY State Served: New York Survived the War?: Yes Service Record: Enlisted in Company H, New York 10th Heavy Artillery Regiment on 12 Sep 1862. Mustered out on 16 Jan 1863 at Philadelphia, PA. Birth Date: abt 1841 Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General Source Information: Historical Data Systems, comp.. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009. Original data: Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works. Copyright 1997-2009 Historical Data Systems, Inc. PO Box 35 Duxbury, MA 02331.

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Recelus H Johnson http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&=%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c%2c1%2c+%2c%2c&gsfn=Recelus&gsln=JOHNSON&gsby=1844&gsb2co=2%2cUSA&gsb2pl=35%2cNew+York&gsdy=&gsd2co=1%2cAll+Countries&gsd2pl=1%2c+&sbo=0&sbor=&ufr=0&wp=4%3b_80000002%3b_80000003&srchb=r&prox=1&ti=0&ti.si=0&gss=angs-b&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=3935073&recoff=1+2&db=civilwar_histdatasys&indiv=1 Name: Recelus H Johnson Age at Enlistment: 20 Enlistment Date: 16 Aug 1864 Rank at enlistment: Private Enlistment Place: Watertown, NY State Served: New York Survived the War?: Yes Service Record: Enlisted in Company H, New York 186th Infantry Regiment on 10 Sep 1864. Promoted to Full Sergeant. Mustered out on 05 Jun 1865 at Washington, DC. Birth Date: abt 1844 Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General Source Information: Historical Data Systems, comp.. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009. Original data: Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works. Copyright 1997-2009 Historical Data Systems, Inc. PO Box 35 Duxbury, MA 02331.


References
  1. Family records.

    Debbie Clare, 3 Sep 2006