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 Jonathon Johnson, Sr

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Jonathon Johnson, Sr

  • Birth 1795
  • Death 13 Nov 1830 Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 43498859

My 4th great-grandfather.

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

Married Mary Ann Sheppard about 1814.
Jonathan Jr.
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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  • Added: 24 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43498859
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jonathon Johnson, Sr (1795–13 Nov 1830), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43498859, citing Old Bethel Cemetery, Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Arleta (contributor 46898856) .