|Death: ||Sep. 30, 1659|
PARENTS: Unknown at this time
WIFE: Mary Heath, married September 21, 1613 in Ware, Hertfordshire, England.
2nd Wife: Margery, who died June 9, 1655
3rd Wife: Grace Negus, who died Between Sep 21st and 29, 1671.
First Clerk of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery
Came to this country with the fleet Winthrop, landing at Salem June 22, 1630
NEHGR, Vol 9, Page 224 - 225
JOHN JOHNSON, of Roxbury, Will 20, 7th, (59). My dwelling house and certaine lands I have already given to my beloved wife during her life, according to a deed extant, wherein I also have given her 60 pounds. for her household furniture. with house and lands after my wifes decease, I give unto my five Children, to be equally divided, my eldest sonne hauing a double portion, according to ye word of God. Unto my two grandchildren who have lived with me, Elizabeth Johnson and Mehetable Johnson, each of them 5 pounds. to be paid within one year after my decease. I have given to my sonnes Isaac Johnson and Robert Pepper a parcell of lands of 55 acres in ye 3rd division of ye town w I heartily confirme. All ye rest of my lands, debts, etc. I give to my five children to be equally divided; my eldest sonne haveing an double portion. I make my sonne Isaac and Robert Pepper my Executors. I request Elder Heath & Deacon Parke to be overseers, and in token of my love I giue them each 40 shillings. If my children disagree in anything, I order them to choose one man more to these my overseers and stand to their determination. JOHN X JOHNSON
Witness John Eliot, John Alcocke
Edward Denison, the last two deposed
15 October 1659. Inventory of estate taken by Capt. Isaac Johnson and Robert Pepper, who deposed Oct 15, 1659.
Will of John Johnson
30 September 1659
The last will and Testament of John Johnson of Roxbury, this 30th of the 7th, '59, having my perfect memory and understanding by the blessing of my mercyfull Father, whose reconciled face in Jesus Christ my soule waitesth to behold. I dispose of my worldly goods and estate as followeth. My dwelling house and certaine lands I have allready given to my beloved wife during the term of her natural live, according to a deed wh is extant wh deede my will is shall be fulfilled, wherein also I have given her 60 pounds for her household furniture, wh house and lands after my wifes decease I give unto my 5 children to be equally divided, my eldest sonne having a double portion therein, according to the word of God. I give unto my two grandchildren who have lived with me Elizabeth Johnson and Mehitable Johnson, each of them 5 Lbs this to be paide within one yeare after my decease. I have formerly given to my sonnes Isaac Johnson and Robert Pepper a parcel of lands of 55 acres in the third division of the towns which I do hereby confirme.
All the rest of my lands debts and moveable goods, my debts and funeral charges being first discharged I doe give unto my five children to be equally divided, my eldest sonne haveing a double portion. Also I make my sonns Isaak Johnson and Robert Pepper my executors of this my last will and Testament, and I request my deare brethren Elder Heath, and Deakon Parke, to be overseers of this my will and Testament, and in token of my love I give you each 10 pounds. If my children should disagree in any thing, I dow order them to choose one man more, to these my overseers, and stand to theire determination.
the mark of J. J. John Johnson
Inscription:Capt. John Johnson, ESQ and his 2nd wife Margery Scudder Johnson are buried in Eliot Burying Ground, West Roxbury, Mass. This cemetery was established in 1630. The grave markers of Capt. John & his wife no longer exist. Note: I've been to this cemetery and his gravestone no longer exists there or is illegible. It is my feeling that Capt. John Johnson should be listed in the Eliot Buring Grounds in West Roxbury. His remains would still be there, and only the Plot is unknown, because you could not find an legible stone. I, too, could not find, with certainty, who his parents are. Ancestry.com gave me Rev. John Johnson 1550–1643. He was an Anglican priest of the Church of England and educated at St. John's College, Cambridge, and Hannah Throckmorton 1544–1588, the granddaughter of Sir Thomas Throckmorton and Elizabeth Berkeley.
Margery Johnson (____ - 1655)*
Grace Negus Fawer Johnson (____ - 1671)*
Mary Heath Johnson (1594 - 1629)*
Mary Johnson Kingsley (1614 - 1679)*
Isaac Johnson (1617 - 1675)*
John Johnson (1618 - 1618)*
Elizabeth Johnson Pepper (1619 - ____)*
Humphrey Johnson (1620 - 1692)*
Joseph Johnson (1622 - 1622)*
Susan Johnson (1623 - 1629)*
Sarah Johnson Burt Bartram (1623 - ____)*
Joseph Johnson (1626 - 1627)*
Hannah Johnson (1627 - 1647)*
Capt. John Johnson, ESQ and his 2nd wife Margery Scudder Johnson are buried in Eliot Burying Ground, West Roxbury, Mass. This cemetery was established in 1630. The grave markers of Capt. John & his wife no longer exist.
Note: I've been to this cemetery and his gravestone no longer exists there or is illegible.
Eliot Burying Ground
Created by: Star Rhodes
Record added: Mar 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25156259