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Marshall Johnson
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Birth: unknown
Culpeper County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan., 1848
Rappahannock County
Virginia, USA

Born between 1790 and 1796, Marshall (one source refers to him as "Cumberland Marshall") Johnson was probably the son of David and Jane (Joice) Scaggs. Sarah "Sallie" Chapman, b. 1776, Giles Co., VA was his father's second wife He married Sarah E. Jennings.

Marshall was a prosperous farmer just north of Washington, Rappahannock Co., Virginia, whose property was at the foothills of the Blue Ridge.

"Mr. Marshall Johnson, a highly respected citizen of Rappahannock Co., Virginia, was accidentally shot about 3 weeks since. Being dressed in a thick coat, he was mistaken for a bear and fired upon by Mr. Madison Fletcher."
(Obituary from "The National Ingelligencer" newspaper, March 13, 1848)

Chancery record, Rappahannock Co., VA, 1848-1850, #394:
Swindler vs. Johnson.
James W. Swindler and wife Lucy C.
Marshall Johnson died January 1848 intestate. Three tracts of land: 142 acres, 100 acres, 75 acres. Children, each entitled to 1/10th share of real estate: Lucy C., wife of James W. Swindler; Harriet, wife of Benjamin Houghton; Emily F., wife of William A. Gaunt; Sarah A., wife of Joseph Bowman; Penelope Johnson; E. Virginia John; James H. Johnson; John W. Johnson; Joel W. Johnson (under 21); and Mary J. Johnson (under 21).
Widow: Sarah
Administrator - Thomas H. Martin. Advancements to children as they reached age 21.
Marshall Johnson, appraisement of personal estate, Will Book B., p. 441, 12 June 1848. Appraisers - William R. Almond, William Houghton, and Isaac Huff.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah E. Jennings Johnson (1800 - 1848)
 
 Children:
  Penelope Johnson Updike (1818 - 1885)*
  James H. Johnson (1818 - 1859)*
  Sarah Ann Johnson Bowman (1821 - 1892)*
  John W. Johnson (1823 - 1907)*
  Lucy Catherine Johnson Swindler (1826 - 1882)*
  Elizabeth Virginia Johnson Grandstaff (1834 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Johnson Family Burial Ground
Washington
Rappahannock County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Judy Llamas
Record added: Oct 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77725652
 

Marshall JOHNSON is my husband's second Great Grandfather through his daughter, Emily Frances who married William Andrew GAUNT. Rest in Peace,
- Linda Cashen Gaunt
 Added: Apr. 14, 2015
 
 
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