Descendants of (George)Washington Johnson

See info from  Lyman Reynolds'  book  "Thompson Notes -  Virginia to Wayne County Kentucky  1804-1806".

             Washington 2 Johnson (James Johnson 1) was born circa 1810 in Kentucky or North Carolina.  He married  Nancy Thompson  September 29, 1828 in Wayne County Kentucky.1  They died sometime after 1880, probably in Pulaski County since they were listed on the 1880 Pulaski County Census.

Children of Washington Johnson and Nancy Thompson are:

My Line       i.           William Johnson, was born circa 1830 in Kentucky.  He married Elizabeth"Betsy"
                         Ann Martin, circa 1848 in Kentucky.  He married Nancy Unknown in Missouri between
                              1860 and 1870.  He died March 26, 1913 in Douglas County Missouri, buried Old Horton
                              Cemetery, Howell County Missouri .

                ii.           Sarah Johnson, born circa 1832.  She married Greenberry (Greenup) Flinn (Flynn)
                              February 13, 1850 in Wayne County Kentucky. 4

                iii.          James Granville Johnson, born circa 1835 in Wayne County
                              Kentucky.  He  married Mahaly Stodgehill May 28, 1856 in Pulaski County Kentucky. 2
                              He  died 1901 in Douglas County, buried Fish-Cunningham Cemetery . 

               iv.          Nimrod Johnson, born circa 1838 in Wayne County Kentucky.  He
                             married Amanda Garland June 27, 1858 in Pulaski County Kentucky. 2
                              He died in Pulaski County Kentucky, date unknown, buried Hollars Cemetery.

                v.          Jemima Johnson, born circa 1840 in Kentucky.  She married Thomas C.  Meadows
                             February 15, 1858 in Pulaski County Kentucky

                vi.          Naomi Johnson, born circa 1842 in Kentucky.  She married Henry Neal in Pulaski County
                               December 31, 1863. 4

               vii.         Peggy Johnson, born circa 1844, married George W Cain. 5

              viii.         John Johnson, born circa 1846 in Kentucky.  He married Frances Davidson. 4

                ix.        Temperance "Tempa" Johnson, born circa 1848 in Kentucky.  She
                             married Ancil Brasfield December 31, 1863 in Pulaski County Kentucky.

                 x.         Milly Johnson, born circa 1850 in Kentucky  - Wayne or Pulaski.
                             She married Joseph Castelo Garland.

                xi.         Elizabeth Johnson, born circa 1853 in Kentucky  -  Wayne or Pulaski.  She married James
                              Davidson Brown in Pulaski County January 15, 1873. 4

               xii.         Nancy M Johnson, born August 09, 1855 in Pulaski County Kentucky. 3  
She married Jerry Neely in Pulaski County Februeary 14, 1875.  4


1.  Info sent to me from Kentucky Marriage Records Book.
2.  From Pulaski County Kentucky Website.
3.  Information from Pulaski County Kentucky Website.
4.  Information from Lyman Reynolds' "Thompson Notes - Virginia to Kentucky  1804-1806".
5.  Information from Bernice, another descendant.



Notes for Washington Johnson:
From  Vol. 1 of Wayne Co., KY Records by June Bork, page 156 -
JOHNSON, Washington and Nancy THOMPSON. Surety, Dickman THOMPSON. Married 29 September 1828 by Richard Barrier.  ( Message in response to a lookup request).

Wahington Johnson, 40,  and wife, Nancy, 38, are listed on the 1850 Wayne County Kentucky Census along with seven children, James G, 15, Nimrod, 12, Jemima, 10, Naomi, 8, Peggy, 6, John, 4, Tempa, 2.
Living next door is William, 20, and wife Elizabeth, 20, and son, Washington, 9/12.

Listed in the 1860 Pulaski County Kentucky Census  Dist 2:
In hh# 426/416 are:  Washington Johnson, 50, and wife, Nancy, 48, and seven children, Naomi, 18, Margaret, 16, John, 14, Temperance, 12, Milly, 10, Elizabeth, 7, Nancy M, 5.
In hh# 425/415 are listed Granville Johnson, 24, wife, Mahaley, 22, William, 4, Washington, 2.
In hh# 412/403 are Nimrod Johnson, wife, Amanda, Thomas, 8/12.

Not found in that census are two of their eleven...or maybe twelve... children:  William Johnson and Jemima Johnson (Meadows).  William was found in the 1860 Douglas County Missouri Census.


On the 1870 Pulaski County Census in Point District:
In HH# 199/198 are Washington Johnson, 60, Nancy, 58, KY, Elizabeth, 17, KY, Nancy M, 14, KY.
In HH# 200/199 are Nimrod Johnson, 31, KY, Amanda, 30, KY,  Willis B, Martin S, 8, Luverna S, 5, Nancy C, 3, Nimrod, 1.  All b. KY.
In HH# 201/200 are John Johnson, 22, KY, Frances, 19,  Nancy E, 2, John T, 3/12.  All b. KY.
In HH# 202/201 are Joseph Garland, 22, KY, Milly, 20, KY (I believe this may be Milly Johnson).
In HH# 203/202 are Granville Johnson, 33, KY, Mahaley, 32, KY, John W, 13, KY, George W, 11, KY, Nancy M, 6, Andrew C, James T, 2, Malinda, 2/12.  All b. KY.

The five missing are: William, Jemima, Naomi, Temperance, Peggy, who are probably all married at that time.
William is in Texas County Missouri.

 1880 Pulaski County Census:
Washington JOHNSON  69,  KY, NC, NC; Nancy JOHNSON, Wife , 68,  KY, VA , VA.

*1   William Johnson was listed in the following census records:  1850 Wayne County Kentucky, 1860 Douglas  County Missouri, 1870 Texas County Missouri, 1880 Douglas County Missouri, 1900 Douglas County Missouri,
1910 Douglas County Missouri.  He died March 26, 1913 in Douglas County Missouri, buried Old Horton Cemetery, Howell County Missouri (info from other researchers).

* Granville was listed in the following census records: 1850 Wayne County Kentucky, 1860 Pulaski County Kentucky, 1870 Pulaski County Kentucky, 1880 Douglas County Missouri, 1900 Douglas County Missouri.
Died 1901 in Douglas County, buried Fish-Cunningham Cemetery (info from other researchers).

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