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William Johnson
Birth: 1715
County Meath, Ireland
Death: Jul. 11, 1774
Johnstown
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: Gregory Spesh) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Brant Johnson
  Margaret Brant Johnson
  Mary McGarth Johnson
  Catherine Weisenburg Johnson (1723 - 1759)
  Molly Brant Johnson (1736 - 1796)
  Caroline Hendrick Johnson (1719 - 1753)*
 
 Children:
  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 Byrne 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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sir William Johnson Park & Grave
Johnstown
Fulton County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Gregory Spesh
Record added: Mar 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8514866
William Johnson
Added by: Gregory Spesh
 
William Johnson
Added by: Gregory Spesh
 
William Johnson
Added by: Gregory Spesh
 
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Warraghiyagey: Deciever of the Iroquois, Reciever of his just rewards, Syphillus and an unmarked and lost grave.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 21, 2014
May GOD Bless You ! ! ! ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts ( this County has Two County Seats) , the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that ...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Oct. 27, 2013
from your g-g-g-g-g-g-granddaughter by your first wife Catherine an English daffodil.
- Heather
 Added: Jan. 21, 2013
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