4w. William Allen Johnson

William Allen Johnson


William Allen Johnson was born on 27 Dec 1749 in Henrico, Virginia, British America. The son of Benjamin Johnson & Margery. He died on 8 Feb 1830 at the age of 80 in Culleoka, Tennessee, United States. He was buried after 8 Feb 1830 at Johnson-Amis Cemetery in Culleoka, Maury, Tennessee, United States. William Allen and Sarah McClaren Johnson are buried in Johnson-Amis Cemetery in front of the Culleoka, TN post office in Maury Co. Among the 11 children of son Alexander was Louisa Yeoman Johnson who married Lewis Amis on July 15, 1830. The Amis couple and five of their seven children lie in the same cemetery. >DNA kit 66391

William Allen Johnson and Sarah McClaren were married on 4 Mar 1773 in Guilford, North Carolina, British America.

Sarah McClaren was born on 25 Jan 1756. She died on 2 Sep 1835 at the age of 79. Sarah served as a principal witness for her brother-in-law Abner when he applied for his Revolutionary War pension.

William Allen Johnson and Sarah McClaren had the following children:

i. Alexander Johnson, born 16 Apr 1782, North Carolina, United States; married Mary Jassalyn Ballanfant, 3 Aug 1805, Wentworth, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States; died 7 Feb 1857, Maury, Tennessee, US


ii. William Allen Johnson, born 1789, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States; married Mary Griffin, 1810, Tennessee, United States; died abt 1852, Purdy, McNairy, Tennessee, United States.

Second Generation

William Allen Johnson (William Allen-1) was born in 1789 in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States. He died about 1852 at the age of 63 in Purdy, McNairy, Tennessee, United States. Son William Allen Johnson Jr. (1789-1852, McNairy Co., TN), a Maury Co. constable and military officer, married Mary Griffin. His campaign against Nimrod Porter for Maury Co. sheriff is included elsewhere in this manuscript.

William Allen Johnson and Mary Griffin were married in 1810 in Tennessee, United States.

Mary Griffin was born in 1792 in Orange, North Carolina, United States. She died in 1852 at the age of 60 in McNairy, Tennessee, United States.

William Allen Johnson and Mary Griffin had the following children:

+i. Milton Hugh Johnson, born 17 Jul 1813, Culleoka, Maury, Tennessee, United States; married America J Thomas, 2 Sep 1834, Gibson, Tennessee, United States; died 17 Jun 1897, Humbolt, Gibson, Tennessee, United States.

4 ii. Sibella Thomas Johnson was born on 21 Jun 1822 in Maury, Tennessee, United States. She died on 9 Jun 1903 at the age of 80 in Kenset, Arkansas, United States. http://www.genealogy.com/ftm/l/i/m/Frances-Pruett-Limozaine/GENE75-0004.html#CHILD13

She married ANDREW PARK FOSTER February 21, 1838 in Gibson County, Tenn. He was born May 17, 1810 in Whitestone, Spartanburg, S.C., and died May 06, 1873 in White County, Ark. they had 11 children

Third Generation

Milton Hugh Johnson (William Allen-2, William Allen-1) was born on 17 Jul 1813 in Culleoka, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

He appeared in the census on 26 Aug 1850 in Purdy, McNairy, Tennessee, United States. #31 31

Milton H Johnston 36 all TN Farmer

America 33

Virginia 14

Hiram 13

William 12

Mary 10

John 8 TN

Sarah 4

Josephine 3


He appeared in the census on 13 Aug 1860 in McNairy, Tennessee, United States. #1180-1194

M H Johnson 47 Clerk of County Court 2000 8000 TN

Hirum T 23 Lawyer TN

Mary M 19 TN

John P 18 TN

Sarah J 15 TN

Josephine 13 TN

Albert D 4 TN


Milton died on 17 Jun 1897 at the age of 83 in Humbolt, Gibson, Tennessee, United States.

Milton Hugh Johnson and America J Thomas were married on 2 Sep 1834 in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. license

America J Thomas was born in 1817 in Tennessee, United States. She died on 26 Feb 1860 at the age of 43 in Purdy, McNairy, Tennessee, United States.

Milton Hugh Johnson and America J Thomas had the following children:

5 i. Virginia Johnson was born in 1836 in Tennessee, United States.

6 ii. Hirum L Johnson was born in 1837 in Tennessee, United States.

7 iii. William Johnson was born in 1838 in Tennessee, United States.

8 iv. Mary M Johnson was born in 1841 in Tennessee, United States.

+9 v. John P Johnson, born 15 Oct 1842, Humbolt, Gibson, Tennessee, United States; married Harriet Emma Bingham, 24 Jul 1866, McLemoresville, Carroll, Tennessee, United States; died Mar 1880, Gibson, Tennessee, United States.

10 vi. Sarah Johnson was born in 1845 in Tennessee, United States.

11 vii. Josephine Johnson was born in 1847 in Tennessee, United States.

12 viii. Albert D. Johnson was born in 1856 in Tennessee, United States.

Fourth Generation

John P Johnson (Milton Hugh-3, William Allen-2, William Allen-1) was born on 15 Oct 1842 in Humbolt, Gibson, Tennessee, United States. He appeared in the census on 13 Aug 1870 in Red River, White, Arkansas, United States.

Johnson, J 28 Clerk TN

", Emma 22 TN

", Edna 3 TN

", Katia 9/12 Arkansas


He died in Mar 1880 at the age of 37 in Gibson, Tennessee, United States.

John P Johnson and Harriet Emma Bingham were married on 24 Jul 1866 in McLemoresville, Carroll, Tennessee, United States.

Harriet Emma Bingham, daughter of Samuel Young Bingham, was born in Sep 1847 in McLemoresville, Tennessee, United States.

She appeared in the census on 5 Jun 1880 in Humbolt, Gibson, Tennessee, United States. 205-205 (no relationships shown)

Johnson, Ema 30 wd TN TN TN

Johnson, Edna 12 s TN TN TN

Johnson, Kate 11 s TN TN TN

Johnson, Rogers 7 s TN TN TN


She died on 11 Jan 1916 at the age of 68 in Haywood, Tennessee, United States.

John P Johnson and Harriet Emma Bingham had the following children:

+13 i. Edna E Johnson, born Aug 1867, Tennessee, United States; married John Curtis.

14 ii. Kate Johnson was born in 1870 in Tennessee, United States. She died before 1900 at the age of 30 in Tennessee, United States.

+15 iii. Rogers Claudius Johnson, born 23 Sep 1872, Searcy, White, Arkansas, United States; married Mary Lou Williamson, 17 Sep 1906, Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States; died 15 Jan 1938, Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee, United States.

Fifth Generation

13. Edna E Johnson (John P-4, Milton Hugh-3, William Allen-2, William Allen-1) was born in Aug 1867 in Tennessee, United States.

Edna E Johnson and John Curtis were married. John Curtis was born in Nov 1862 in Tennessee, United States.

He appeared in the census on 16 Jun 1900 in Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee, United States. 235-272

Curtis, John D Head Nov 1862 37 =12 TN TN TN Drug Salesman

Curtis, Edna E wife Aug 1867 32 =12 0- TN AL TN

Johnson Emma M-i-L Sept 1850 50 wd 5-2 TN TN TN

Johnson Rogers B-i- L Nov 1874 25 S TN TN TN Salesman (groceries?)


He appeared in the census on 21 Apr 1910 in Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee, United States.

Curtis, J. D. head 48 m=20 TN TN TN Merchant Druggest Emp

Curtis, Edna wife 42 m=20 TN TN TN

Johnson, Emma mother-in-law wd TN NC TN

Johnson Rogers brother-in-law m=3 TN TN TN Photographer OA

Johnson Mary Lou sister-in-law m=3 kids 1-1 TN TN TN

Johnson, John Curtis nephew S TN TN TN


Rogers Claudius Johnson (John P-4, Milton Hugh-3, William Allen-2, William Allen-1) was born on 23 Sep 1872 in Searcy, White, Arkansas, United States. He died on 15 Jan 1938 at the age of 65 in Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee, United States.

Rogers Claudius Johnson and Mary Lou Williamson were married on 17 Sep 1906 in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States.

Mary Lou Williamson was born on 26 Sep 1884 in Denmark, Tennessee, United States. She died on 13 May 1982 at the age of 97 in Ripley, Tennessee, United States.

Rogers Claudius Johnson and Mary Lou Williamson had the following children:

+16 i. John Curtis Johnson, born 4 Aug 1908, Dyer, Tennessee, United States; married Theron Hazel Williamson, 20 Nov 1928, Haywood, Tennessee, United States; died 31 Mar 1999, Durham, North Carolina, United States.

17 ii. Roger C Johnson was born in 1911 in Tennessee, United States.

18 iii. Catherine Johnson was born in 1914 in Tennessee, United States.

19 iv. Edwin Earl Johnson was born on 29 Nov 1918 in Tennessee, United States. He died on 3 Jun 1945 at the age of 26 at West College St. in Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee, United States. Certificate of Death TN 12077 - Mrs Rogers Johnson informant

Grocery Clerk - tuberculoses

Father: Rogers Johnson TN

Mother: Mary Lu Williamson TN

He was buried on 4 Jun 1945 at Oakwood Cemetery in Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee

Sixth Generation

John Curtis Johnson (Rogers Claudius-5, John P-4, Milton Hugh-3, William Allen-2, William Allen-1) was born on 4 Aug 1908 in Dyer, Tennessee, United States. He was buried in 1999 at Oakwood Cemetery in Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee, United States. Find A Grave Memorial# 155589605


He died on 31 Mar 1999 at the age of 90 in Durham, North Carolina, United States.

Obit GenealogyBank 2 April 1999 Durham NC

John Curtis Johnson and Theron Hazel Williamson were married on 20 Nov 1928 in Haywood, Tennessee, United States. sons Curtis A Johnson and Gary P Johnson

Theron Hazel Williamson was born on 16 Oct 1906. She was buried in 1987 at Oakwood Cemetery in Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee, United States. Find A Grave Memorial# 155589664


She died in Aug 1987 at the age of 80. SSDI Shelby, TN

John Curtis Johnson and Theron Hazel Williamson had the following child:


Kit# 66391


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