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Matilda Williams Johnson
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1793
Scott County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1874
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA

w/o Judge Bejamin Johnson.

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Birth: in Scott county, Kentucky.

Year following her marriage, hubby (7th born of twelve), along with five of eight brothers went off to the War of 1812, returning home afterwards, brother Richard Mentor was a one term vice=president under first American born president, Martin Van Buren and Benjamin to Arkansas when appointed one of three Superior Court Judges for Arkansas Territory in 1821 by our fifth president James Monroe, then again under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson, later serving as United States District Judge for Arkansas from statehood in 1836 until his death in 1849. He was namesake of Johnson County, Arkansas. History has him a part of "The Family" who pretty much controlled Arkansas up to the Civil War, thus reaping many of the financial benefits.

Census: 1850, 57 age Little Rock, Pulaski county, Arkansas widowed, worth, $75,000, with six of her eight known children.

Census: 1860, age 67 Little Rock, Pulaski county, Arkansas widowed worth $150,000 real real estate and $250,000 personal, with son Richard "Dick", his wife Anna Newton and child Allen, following listing of son, James Barnett Johnson & family including Anna Newton's brothers Robert C & Thomas W.

Death: in Pulaski county, Arkansas. Note: two seemingly reliable items claim she is buried next to her hubby, however the cemetery has no such record! Same thing occurred in Evergreen cemetery, Fayetteville, Arkansas, where we have obituary as proof of interment of buried ashes.

Father: Charles Pierce Williams b: about 1765 Virginia.
Mother: Elizabeth Redd b: about 1763 King and Queen county, Virginia.

Marriage: Benjamin Johnson b: 22 JAN 1784 Scott county, Kentucky.
Married: 8 SEP 1811 Scott county, Kentucky.

Known Children

Juliette B Johnson b: 12 Oct 1812 Scott county, Kentucky

Robert Ward Johnson b: 22 Jul 1814 Scott county, Kentucky

George Junius Johnson b: 1 JUL 1919 Scott county, Kentucky

Benjamin S Johnson b: 29 JUN 1824 Scott county, Kentucky

Richard H Johnson b: 2 Feb 1826 in Little Rock, Pulaski county, Arkansas

James Barnett Johnson b: 16 Feb 1828 in Little Rock, Pulaski county, Arkansas

Charles E Johnson b: 21 APR 1830 Little Rock, Pulaski county, Arkansas

Irene M Johnson b: 27 Apr 1835 in Little Rock, Pulaski county, Arkansas
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Benjamin Johnson (1784 - 1849)
 
 Children:
  Juliette Johnson Sevier (1812 - 1845)*
  Robert Ward Johnson (1814 - 1879)*
  Richard Henry Johnson (1826 - 1889)*
  James Barnett Johnson (1828 - 1862)*
  Irene Johnson Taylor (1833 - 1878)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Holly Cemetery
Little Rock
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Bill
Record added: Jul 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93347275
Matilda <i>Williams</i> Johnson
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Matilda <i>Williams</i> Johnson
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Matilda <i>Williams</i> Johnson
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- la vita eterna
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- Bill
 Added: Jul. 9, 2012
 
 
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