Sgt Humphrey Johnson

Hertfordshire, England
Death 24 Jul 1693 (aged 72)
Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Roslindale, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 20548304 · View Source
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PARENTS: John Johnson and Mary Heath

1st WIFE: Elinor Cheney

2nd WIFE: Abigail Stansfield


1. Mehitable Johnson
2. Martha Johnson
3. Deborah Johnson
4. John Johnson
5. Joseph Johnson
6. Benjamin Johnson
7. Margaret Johnson
8. Deborah Johnson
9. Mary Johnson
10. Nathaniel Johnson
11. Isaac Johnson

SOURCE: The Genealogy of Capt. John Johnson of Roxbury
Page 6

Seargent Humphrey came from England with his father, Captain John. "He was a capable man in town affairs and often employed in public business. He had an uncommon inclination to lawsuits. And few men have left on the records of the court, so many evidences of his litigeous disposition". He settled in Scituate, Mass., and latter was from Hingham, Mass., where he was an Innkeeper. He was a member of his brother's company in the Narragansett Expedition. He was an original donor of the free school. His farm house in Scituate, was in later years owned by Joshua Lincoln into whose family there was much intermarying.

Humphry Johnson married first 20 Mar 1643 Roxbury, MA to Eleanor "Ellen" Cheney (born 1626ish England) and the settled first at Roxbury, MA and then at Scituate, MA and then at Hingham, MA and raised 11 children together. Eleanor's death date is not known - their last child was born in 1668 at Hingham, MA.

Widower Humphrey Johnson married second 06 Dec 1675 at Hingham, MA to widow Abigail Stansfield May and they lived at Hingham, MA and had 3 children together there.
Contributor: Janice Chipman (47946727)

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  • Created by: Star Rhodes
  • Added: 20 Jul 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 20548304
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Humphrey Johnson (5 Nov 1620–24 Jul 1693), Find a Grave Memorial no. 20548304, citing Walter Street Burying Ground, Roslindale, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Star Rhodes (contributor 46878998) .