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Capt Isaac Johnson
Birth: 1617, England
Death: Dec. 19, 1675
South Kingstown
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA

Son of Captain John Johnson (circa 1590 - 30 September 1659) and Mary (Heath) Johnson who arrived in Massachusetts with Governor John Winthrop's fleet on 22 June 1630.

Brother of Humphrey, Mary, Elizabeth, and Sarah Johnson.

Husband of Elizabeth (Porter) Johnson. They married 20 January 1636/1637 in Roxbury, Suffolk, MA.

Father of Elizabeth, John, Isaac Jr., Nathaniel, and Mary Johnson.

Grandfather and great-grandfather.

Johnson was appointed captain of the Ancient and Honourable Artillery Company in 1667. During King Philip's War (1675-1676), he led the Roxbury Company in the Narrangansett Expedition. He was killed in action at the head of his company at the battle known as the "Great Swamp Fight."

Requiescat in pace. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Johnson (1588 - 1659)
  Mary Heath Johnson (1594 - 1629)
 
 Children:
  Mary Johnson Bartholomew (1642 - 1705)*
  Nathaniel Johnson (1647 - 1698)*
 
 Siblings:
  Susan Johnson**
  Mary Johnson Kingsley (1614 - 1679)*
  Isaac Johnson (1617 - 1675)
  John Johnson (1618 - 1627)**
  John Johnson (1618 - 1618)**
  Elizabeth Johnson Pepper (1619 - 1683)*
  Humphrey Johnson (1620 - 1692)**
  Joseph Johnson (1622 - 1622)**
  Joseph Johnson (1622 - 1622)*
  Sarah Johnson Burt Bartram (1623 - 1694)*
  Susan Johnson (1623 - 1629)*
  Joseph Johnson (1626 - 1627)*
  Joseph Johnson (1626 - 1627)**
  Hannah Johnson (1627 - 1647)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
"Here
were buried
in one grave
forty men
who died in the Swamp Fight
or on the return march
to Richard Smith's block house
December 1675."
 
Note: Mass burial site. Added to database by a descendant.
 
Burial:
Smiths Castle Mass Gravesite
Wickford
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Maintained by: Ken
Originally Created by: wildgoose
Record added: Jun 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20162964
Capt Isaac Johnson
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Added by: Nareen, et al
 
 
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9th Great Grandfather
- Leona
 Added: Apr. 15, 2015
My 9th great-grandfather. Father of Mary Bartholomew. It was grand finding your resting place until our bodies are resurrected. WOW!
- Deanna Bolen
 Added: Dec. 24, 2014
My 9th great grand uncle
- Gene Bivins
 Added: Dec. 16, 2014
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