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Jonathon Johnson, Sr
Birth: 1795
Death: Nov. 13, 1830
Jackson
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA

My 4th great-grandfather.

Age approximate; taken from will. Son of David & Margaret Johnson.

Married Mary Ann Sheppard about 1814.
Children:
Jonathan Jr.
David
Sheppard (died age 6 yrs, 10 mos, 21 days)
Martha (died age 2 yrs, 8 mos, 19 days)
Sarah (died age 11 days)
Wilhelmina W. (m Washington Wiley Gaither)
Mary Ann (m William Pittman)

"Guardianship proceedings for the minor children are included in the records created by the Circuit Court, Cape Girardeau Co., MO. The guardianship's include Wiley Johnson and Mary Johnson with William Wilkinson appointed as guardian; Jonathan Johnson with John Sheppard appointed as guardian, and Willyhelmy Johnson with J. N. Bennett appointed as guardian.

"John Sheppard, Jr. was the uncle of the children born to Jonathan and Mary [Sheppard] Johnson by virtue of the fact that he was Mary's brother. William Wilkinson was also an uncle as he married Mary's older sister, Jemima Sheppard, April 5, 1810 in Cape Girardeau County. James N. Bennett was also an uncle by virtue of his marriage to Sarah Sheppard, a younger sister of Mary [Sheppard] Johnson."

Land Patent Report, Document #365, 6 Nov 1823, "...for the West half of the Northwest quarter of Section twenty, in Township thirty-one, Range twelve East, in the District of Cape Girardeau and State of Missouri, containing eighty acres..." 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Ann Sheppard Johnson (1795 - 1830)*
 
 Children:
  Martha Johnson*
  Sarah Johnson*
  Sheppard Johnson*
  Mary Ann Johnson Pittman (1826 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Bethel Cemetery
Jackson
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 24, 2009
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Jonathon Johnson, Sr
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Happy Father's Day Grandpa!
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 Added: Jun. 19, 2016
Living, He loved me ♫ Dying, He saved me ♫ Buried, He carried my sins far away ♫ Rising, He justified freely forever ♫ One day He's coming ♫ Oh glorious day, oh glorious day!
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 Added: Mar. 27, 2016
A silent night, a star above, a blessed gift of hope and love.
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 Added: Dec. 25, 2015
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