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Capt Henry Johnson
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1794
Great Crossing
Scott County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1862
Chatham
Washington County
Mississippi, USA

Served with his brother Richard M. Johnson at the "Battle of the Thames" in the War of 1812 where the Indian Chieftan Tecumseh was killed. He married Elizabeth Flournoy on April 2, 1816. Henry and his nephew, Junius Ward, were among the first to carve plantations out of the rich soil of the Mississippi Delta in Washington County, Mississippi. Henry selected a homesite which he named Chatham on Lake Washington. He owned vast acreage there. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Johnson (1745 - 1815)
  Jemima Suggett Johnson (1753 - 1814)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Julia Flournoy Johnson (1800 - 1882)
 
 Children:
  Robert Adams Johnson (1817 - 1886)*
  Claudius Marcellus Johnson (1818 - 1861)*
  Margaret Johnson Dudley (1821 - 1863)*
  Emily Mathusa Johnson Bartley (1823 - 1896)*
  Louisa Johnson Dudley (1826 - 1903)*
  Henry J. Johnson (1828 - 1910)*
  Charles Flournoy Johnson (1829 - 1920)*
  Benjamin S. Johnson (1831 - 1869)*
  Mary Belle Johnson Carson (1841 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Johnson Payne (1772 - 1846)*
  James Johnson (1774 - 1826)*
  William Johnson (1775 - 1814)*
  Sally Johnson Ward (1778 - 1816)*
  Richard Mentor Johnson (1780 - 1850)*
  Benjamin Johnson (1784 - 1849)*
  Robert Johnson (1786 - 1819)*
  John Telemachus Johnson (1788 - 1856)*
  Joel Johnson (1790 - 1846)*
  George W. Johnson (1792 - 1810)*
  Henry Johnson (1794 - 1862)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chatham Cemetery
Chatham
Washington County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Pat Iverson
Record added: Apr 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68055002
Capt Henry Johnson
Added by: Pat Iverson
 
Capt Henry Johnson
Added by: Toy Nicol
 
 
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My 3rd Great grandfather Henry.
- Lt. Col James E. Clinton
 Added: Sep. 3, 2012

- Toy Nicol
 Added: Nov. 7, 2011
Father of Col. Robert A. Johnson who married Cornelia Ruffin
- Pat Iverson
 Added: Apr. 8, 2011
 
 
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