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Benjamin Franklin Johnson
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Birth: Nov., 1836
Death: 1908

Cradle to Grave (C2G) Profile for Benjamin Franklin Johnson by Floyd Thomas Pratt F.H.C., M.A.G.I. 2011

1838 Birthblock for Benjamin Franklin Johnson son of Martin & Comfort (OSBORN) Johnson
Benjamin Franklin Johnson was born in Saint John's Twp, Franklin, Missouri, United States on November 1838.
Date from 1840 census states he was born between 1836-1840.
Date from 1850 census states he was born 1839.
Date from 1860 census states he was born 1838.
Date from 1870 census states he was born 1837.
Date from 1880 census states he was born 1837.
Date from 1900 census states he was born November 1835.
Date from the headstone states he was born 1836.

1840 Federal Census age 2
Saint John's Twp, Franklin, Missouri, United States, page 214,
JOHNSON, Martin 1-0-0-0-1 0-1-0-0-1
free white males 4 & under [Benjamin age 1]; 30-39 [Martin age 35]
free white females 5-9 [Mary (DRACE) age 5]; 20-29 [Comfort age 20-26]

1841 Childbirth of brother; William Henry Johnson
William Henry Johnson was born in Saint John's Twp, Franklin, Missouri, United States in 1841.

1843 Childbirth of brother; Isaac Wilson Johnson
Isaac Wilson Johnson was born in Saint John's Twp, Franklin, Missouri, United States on 15 July 1843.

1845 Childbirth of brother; John Thomas Johnson
John Thomas Johnson was born in Saint John's Twp, Franklin, Missouri, United States on 8 October 1845.

1849 Childbirth of sister; Rebecca Jane (JOHNSON)
Rebecca Jane (JOHNSON) was born in Saint John's Twp, Franklin, Missouri, United States on 2 November 1849.

1850 Childbirth of brother; Stephen Johnson
Stephen Johnson was born in District #31, Franklin, Missouri, United States on April 1850.

1850 Federal Census age 12
District #31, Franklin, Missouri, United States, page 66b, 26 September 1850, line 8, house 733, family 733
JOHNSON, Martin w m 45; Comfort w f 30; Benjamin w m 11; William w m 9; Wilson w m 7; John w m 5; Rebecca w f 3; Stephen w m 5mos; DRACE, Mary E. w f 14
[Martin born in North Carolina, the rest born in Missouri. Mary is Comfort's daughter from her first marriage to Solomon Drace.]

1852 Childbirth of brother; Charles M. "Charley" Johnson
Charles M. "Charley" Johnson was born in District #31, Franklin, Missouri, United States on 12 September 1852.

1854 Childbirth of brother; James Millard Johnson Sr.
James Millard Johnson Sr. was born 29 September 1854 near Moselle, Central Twp, Franklin, Missouri, United States.

1850-1860 Family Move
From District #31, Franklin, Missouri, United States to Brush Creek Twp, Gasconade, Missouri, United States. Checking the Franklin County Deeds might reveal when Martin sold his property and would give an indication when they moved to Gasconade County, Missouri. Also, along that line checking the Gasconade County Deed books might reveal when they bought property and an approximate arrival date to the location.

1858 Marriage of Benjamin Franklin Johnson and Maria C. (GIBSON)
Gasconade County, Missouri Marriage Record Book "", page
Benjamin F. Johnson and Maria C. Gibson were married 1 September 1858 in Gasconade Co., MO.

1859 Death of father; Martin Johnson
Martin Johnson died near Oak Hill & Bern Post Office, Brush Creek Twp, Gasconade, Missouri, United States on 27 September 1859.

1860 Federal Census age 22
Oak Hill & Bern Post Office, Brush Creek Twp, Gasconade, Missouri, United States, page 138, 24 July 1860, line 35, house 1006, family 1038
JOHNSON, B.[Benjamin] F.[Franklin] w m 22; Maria w f 18
[All born in Missouri. Living next door to mother; Comfort (OSBORN) Johnson family.]

1860 Childbirth of son, Martin E. Johnson
Martin E. Johnson was born near Oak Hill & Bern Post Office, Brush Creek Twp, Gasconade, Missouri, United States on 6 October 1860.

1861 Death of father-in-law; Samuel S. Gibson Jr.
Samuel S. Gibson Jr. died near Rock Hill Post Office, Brush Creek Twp, Gasconade, Missouri, United States on 10 January 1861.

1860-1868 Family Move
From Brush Creek Twp, Gasconade, Missouri, United States to Benton Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States

1863 Childbirth of daughter; Mary Susan (JOHNSON)
Mary Susan (JOHNSON) was born in Cuba, Benton Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States on 19 March 1863.

1864 Childbirth of daughter; Alice Comfort (JOHNSON)
Alice Comfort (JOHNSON) was born in Cuba, Benton Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States on 1 October 1864.

1867 Childbirth of son; William "Will" Samuel Johnson
William "Will" Samuel Johnson was born in Cuba, Benton Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States on 4 August 1867.

1868 Death of spouse; Maria C. (GIBSON) Johnson
Maria C. (GIBSON) Johnson died in Benton Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States on 2 May 1868.

1870 Federal Census age 32
Cuba Post Office, Benton Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States, page 583a, 6 June 1870, line 4, house 19, family 19
MERIDETH, John w m 50; Mary w f 51; John w m 19; William w m 17; JOHNSON, B.[Benjamin] F.[Franklin] w m 33; M.[Martin] E. w m 10; William w m 2
[John and Mary born in Wales, their children born in Pennsylvania. The Johnsons all born in Missouri.

1871 Marriage of Benjamin Franklin Johnson and Mrs. Louisa (POOR) Benefield
Crawford County - Volume 2 by Brian Oster / 330-3
Mr. B. F. Johnson and Mrs. Leon Benifield; married on 1 February 1871 by M. W. F. Smith, MG M. E. Church at the residence of the brides Fathers Mr. J. Poor of Cuba, Crawford Co., Mo.

1875 Childbirth of son; Waldo P. Johnson
Waldo P. Johnson was born near Cuba Post Office, Oak Hill Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States on July 1875.

1877 Death of mother; Comfort (OSBORN) Drace Johnson
Comfort (OSBORN) Drace Johnson died near Cuba Post Office, Oak Hill Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States on 26 April 1877.

1878 Childbirth of son; Ross O. Johnson
Ross O. Johnson was born near Cuba Post Office, Oak Hill Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States on 11 March 1878.

1880 Childbirth of daughter; Lulie (JOHNSON)
Lulie (JOHNSON) was born near Cuba Post Office, Oak Hill Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States on May 1880.

1880 Federal Census age 44
Benton Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States, page 6a, 12 June 1880, line 11, house 73, family 76
JOHNSON, Benj. head w m 43; Louisa wife w f 32; Martin son w m 19; Susan dau w f 17; Alice dau w f 15; William son w m 12; Walter P. son w m 4; Ross C. son w m 2; Lulie dau w f 1mos
[All born in Missouri as was their parents, except Louisa's father born in Kentucky.

1880-1900 Death of spouse; Louisa (POOR) Benefield Johnson
Louisa (POOR) Benefield Johnson died in Benton Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States between 1880 census date and the 1900 census date.

1900 Federal Census age 64
South Main Street, Cuba City, Benton Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States, page 3, house 47, family
JOHNSON, Benj. F. head w m born November 1835 age 64; Ross C. son w m born March 1878 age 22; Mabelle dau w f born May 1880 age 22; POOR, Mary A. dnlaw w f born November 1833 age 66; ROBEY, Zerdda dnlaw w f born August 1852 age 47
[Benjamin born in Missouri, his fahter in Tennessee, his mother in Missouri, Ross and Mabelle born in Missouri as was their parents, Mary Poor born in Tennessee her father in Kentucky and her mother in Virginia, Zerdda born in Missouri, her parents were born in Kentucky. Mary A. Poor should be listed as Benjamin's sister-in-law. Benjamin is a widower.

1908 Death of Benjamin Franklin Johnson
Benjamin Franklin Johnson died in Cuba City, Benton Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States in 1908.
Date from the headstone states he died in 1908.

1908 Burial of Benjamin Franklin Johnson
Gibson Cemetery, near Cuba, Benton Twp, Crawford, Missouri, United States
Johnson, Benj. F. 1836-1908
Johnson, Maria G. 1841-1868

Find A Grave Memorial# 81800525
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GScid=28895&GRid=81800525&
 (bio by: Floyd Thomas Pratt, F.H.C., M.A.G.I.) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Martin Johnson (1805 - 1859)
  Comfort Osborn Johnson (1814 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria C Gibson Johnson (1841 - 1868)*
 
 Children:
  Martin Everett Johnson (1860 - 1929)*
  Alice Comfort Johnson Vaughn (1864 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Franklin Johnson (1836 - 1908)
  Isaac Wilson Johnson (1843 - 1916)*
  Rebecca Jane Johnson Richardson (1849 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Son of Martin and Comfort (Osborn) Johnson
 
Burial:
Gibson Cemetery
Cuba (Crawford County)
Crawford County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Mark Giltner
Record added: Oct 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43350545
Benjamin Franklin Johnson
Added by: Mark Giltner
 
 
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