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Sir William Johnson
Birth: 1715
County Meath, Ireland
Death: Jul. 11, 1774
Fulton County
New York, USA

British Army General, Colonial Leader. A Major General in the British Army, he founded Johnstown, New York, the Saint John's Episcopal Church and the first free school, and was the Superintendent and Colonel of the Six Nations of the Iroquois. He was married Molly Brant, the sister of famed Mohawk Indian leader Joseph Brant. He was originally buried beneath the altar of the stone church but it was burned down during the American Revolution. The new church was built and his grave was lost. His grave was located by Reverend Kellogg in 1862 and it was then sealed on June 7, 1862. It now shares the block with the new church called St. John's Episcopal Church and four plaques describe his life and contributions with the last plaque next to his grave. (bio by: Joseph Lehe) 
Family links: 
  Mary McGarth Johnson
  Elizabeth Brant Johnson
  Margaret Brant Johnson
  Catherine Weisenburg Johnson (1723 - 1759)
  Molly Brant Johnson (1736 - 1796)
  Caroline Hendrick Johnson (1719 - 1753)*
  Charlotte Johnson Randall*
  John Johnson (1741 - 1830)*
  Teg-Ge-Unto Johnson (1742 - 1807)*
  Mary Johnson Johnson (1743 - 1775)*
  Ann Johnson Claus (1745 - 1801)*
  Caroline Johnson McKim (1750 - ____)*
   Johnson (1753 - 1753)*
  Jacob George Johnson (1758 - 1843)*
  Peter Warren Johnson (1759 - 1777)*
  Elizabeth Brant Johnson Kerr (1762 - 1794)*
  Magdalene Johnson Ferguson (1763 - 1818)*
  Margaret Johnson Farley (1765 - 1835)*
  Mary Johnson (1769 - 1813)*
  Susannah Johnson Lemoine (1771 - 1795)*
  Anne Johnson Earle (1773 - 1818)*
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Sir William Johnson Park & Grave
Fulton County
New York, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Joseph Lehe
Record added: Mar 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8514866
Sir William Johnson
Added by: Joseph Lehe
Sir William Johnson
Added by: Joseph Lehe
Sir William Johnson
Added by: Joseph Lehe
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...and the Irish comes full circle.Ni ceart go cur le cheile(knee keart guh kurr leh kail-eh)There is no strength without unity
- Bonnie Miley
 Added: Feb. 25, 2015
from your g-g-g-g-g-g-granddaughter by your first wife Catherine an English daffodil.
- Heather
 Added: Jan. 21, 2013
I stand in Awe and Honor of all your greatness. Rest In Peace always.
- Eisa 8th Grt -Granddaughter
 Added: May. 26, 2012
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