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Capt Isaac Johnson
Birth: 1617, England
Death: Dec. 19, 1675
South Kingstown
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA

Son of Captain John Johnson (circa 1590 - 30 September 1659) and Mary (Heath) Johnson who arrived in Massachusetts as part of Governor Winthrop's fleet on 22 June 1630.

Brother of Humphrey, Mary, Elizabeth, and Sarah Johnson.

Husband of Elizabeth (Porter) Johnson. They married 20 January 1636/1637 in Roxbury, Suffolk, MA.

Father of Elizabeth, John, Isaac Jr., Nathaniel, and Mary Johnson.

Grandfather and great-grandfather.

Johnson was appointed captain of the Ancient and Honourable Artillery Company in 1667. During King Philip's War (1675-1676), he led the Roxbury Company in the Narrangansett Expedition. He was killed in action at the head of his company at the battle known as the "Great Swamp Fight."

Requiescat in pace. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Johnson (1588 - 1659)
  Mary Heath Johnson (1594 - 1629)
 
 Siblings:
  Susan Johnson**
  Mary Johnson Kingsley (1614 - 1679)*
  Isaac Johnson (1617 - 1675)
  John Johnson (1618 - 1618)**
  John Johnson (1618 - 1627)**
  Elizabeth Johnson Pepper (1619 - 1683)*
  Humphrey Johnson (1620 - 1692)**
  Joseph Johnson (1622 - 1622)**
  Joseph Johnson (1622 - 1622)*
  Sarah Johnson Burt Bartram (1623 - 1694)*
  Susan Johnson (1623 - 1629)*
  Joseph Johnson (1626 - 1627)**
  Joseph Johnson (1626 - 1627)*
  Hannah Johnson (1627 - 1647)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
"Here
were buried
in one grave
forty men
who died in the Swamp Fight
or on the return march
to Richard Smith's block house
December 1675."
 
Note: Mass burial site. Added to database by a 10th great-grandson.
 
Burial:
Smiths Castle Mass Gravesite
Wickford
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: wildgoose
Record added: Jun 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20162964
Capt Isaac Johnson
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Capt Isaac Johnson
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Capt Isaac Johnson
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- Brenda
 Added: May. 26, 2014
Thinking of you this Memorial Day, with love.
- BeLinda Davis
 Added: May. 26, 2014
For you, your men, and the native americans who died together that day. May we learn to live in peace. From an 8th Gr Granddaughter.
- mary wright
 Added: Mar. 20, 2014
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