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From: "Tamara Suttle" <>
Subject: [JOHNSON-NC] Descendants of Jane MCKINNEY & Abraham JOHNSON
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 13:01:51 -0700


Below is the info that I have on Jane MCKINNEY & Abraham JOHNSON. I am their great great great granddaughter, Tamara G. SUTTLE. Do you have additional information to share about their families? I would be happy to exchange info and sources with you.

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Descendants of Jane MCKINNEY and Abraham JOHNSON




Generation No. 1


1. Jane1 MCKINNEY1,2,3,4,5 was born 1794 in North Carolina, USA6,7,8, and died 10 Jul 1880 in Buried in Fork Mtn Cemetery in Vale, Avery Co., NC9. She married Abraham JOHNSON9,10,11,12,13,14 Bef. 185015. He was born Abt. 1787 in Salisbury, Rowan Co., North Carolina, USA?16,17,18,19, and died 15 Oct 1881 in Buried in Fork Mtn Cemetery in Vale, Avery Co., NC20.

More About Jane MCKINNEY:

Date born 2: 1779, North Carolina21

Date born 3: 1787, North Carolina22

Date born 4: 1794, NC23

Burial: 1880, Fork Mountain Cemetery, Vale, Avery Co., NC24,25

Census 1: 1860, Found to be living with Jane. He was age 79. She was 70.26

Census 2: 25 Sep 1850, Jane is listed as being 56 years of age and living with spouse, Abraham JOHNSON, and their children, Sarah, Wesley, and Abe.27

Education: 25 Sep 1850, It is noted in 1850 Census that Sarah cannot read / write at 56 years of age27

Residence 1: 1850, Watauga, Watauga, North Carolina28

Residence 2: 1860, Mountain Home, Watauga, North Carolina29

Residence 3: 1870, Cranbery, Mitchell, North Carolina30

Residence 4: 1880, Linville, Mitchell, North Carolina, United States31

More About Abraham JOHNSON:

Date born 2: 1775, North Carolina31

Date born 3: 1775, Rowan Co., NC32

Date born 4: 1781, North Carolina33

Burial: Oct 1881, Fork Mountain Cemetery, Vale, Avery Co., NC34,35

Census 1: 1860, Found to be living with Jane. He was age 79. She was 70.36

Census 2: 1850, Found in 1850 US Federal Census. Listed as being 63 years old and living with wife, Jane, and children, Sarah, Wesley, and Abe.37

Census 3: 23 Sep 1850, Watauga Co., NC38

Education: He could read and write well39

Immigration: Came from Scotland and settled in PA39

Military service: 1812, Abraham was said to have been a soldier in War of 181239

Occupation: Abraham was a Land Agent and Spectator for John Brown along with farming until he built two forges. See notes:40

Property 1: He owned 600 acres of land41

Property 2: 1838, Land rights42

Property 3: Sep 1850, Abraham's property is worth $1000

Residence 1: 1850, Watauga, Watauga, North Carolina43

Residence 2: Scotland>PA>44

Residence 3: 1860, Mountain Home, Watauga, North Carolina45

Residence 4: 1880, Linville, Mitchell, North Carolina, United States46

More About Abraham JOHNSON and Jane MCKINNEY:

Marriage: Bef. 185047


Children of Jane MCKINNEY and Abraham JOHNSON are:

2 i. Dan2 JOHNSON48.

3 ii. Jennie JOHNSON48. She married Male BRASWELL?48.

4 iii. Eleanor "Nellie" JOHNSON48,49, born 16 Mar 1809 in Newland, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA50. She married Joseph S. BENFIELD51,52 16 Mar 1829 in Burke Co., NC53; born 20 Aug 1808 in Newland, Avery Co., NC53.

More About Joseph BENFIELD and Eleanor JOHNSON:

Marriage: 16 Mar 1829, Burke Co., NC53

+ 5 iv. Abraham JOHNSON II, born Abt. 1813 in Newland, Avery Co., North Carolina, USA; died 1900.

+ 6 v. Mary "Polly" JOHNSON, born 12 Apr 1814 in Avery Co., North Carolina, USA; died 13 Mar 1854 in The first grave in Daniels Cemetery, Avery Co., NC.

+ 7 vi. John JOHNSON, born Abt. 1818 in North Carolina, USA.

+ 8 vii. Alberton / Benton / Berton / Burton JOHNSON, born 1816 in North Carolina, USA.

9 viii. Sarah "Sallie" JOHNSON54, born Abt. 1822 in North Carolina, USA55. She married Willie MCNEELY56.

More About Sarah "Sallie" JOHNSON:

Age: 1850, Sarah "Sally" is 28 years old at time of 1850 Watauga Co., NC Census57

Census: Sep 1850, Watauga Co., NC58

Education: 25 Sep 1850, At 28 years of age, census notes Sarah cannot read or write59

+ 10 ix. Harrison "Harris" Henderson JOHNSON, born Abt. 1829 in North Carolina, USA.

+ 11 x. Wesley JOHNSON, Sr., born Abt. 1830 in NC.

12 xi. Alexander "Alex" JOHNSON60, born Abt. 1834 in NC60,61. He married Polly GOUGE62.

More About Alexander "Alex" JOHNSON:

Census: 25 Sep 1850, Listed in this census as 16 years of age63

Education: 25 Sep 1850, In the 1850 Census, Alexander is noted as unable to read / write63

Residence: 25 Sep 1850, Known to be living with parents, Abraham JOHNSON and Jane63




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