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From: donald drury <>
Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY] Leonard JOHNSON & Mary HOWARD
Date: Sat, 3 Jan 2009 11:16:38 -0800 (PST)
In-Reply-To: <515563712FF74C8CB3EF4CBC2287A832@FAMILY6NCEH97S>


Jerry,
 
Here are my notes on Leonard Johnson and his descendants.
 
Don Drury

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Modified Register for Leonard Johnson
 
 
First Generation
 
       1. Leonard Johnson was born about 1747 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
Cryer, Leona, Some Johnsons of Southern Maryland; Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore 1991 p.16 and
additions and corrections to "Some Johnsons of Southern Maryland"
 
Leonard Johnson b. ca 1747 m. Mary Howard b. ca 1756, d/o Bennet and Elizabeth Howard.
 

Leonard married Mary Howard, daughter of Bennett Howard and Elizabeth, by 1774 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Mary was born about 1756 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died in 1810/1820 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
They had the following children:

               2 F  i.  Ann Johnson was born in 1776 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died in 1850 in Marshall County, Illinois.
Ann married Stourton Edwards, son of John Edwards and Sarah Reeves, on 13 Jul 1796 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Stourton was born in 1760 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died in 1828 in Daviess County, Kentucky.
 
+           3 M ii.  Joseph Johnson was born in 1775 and died in 1833.

               4 M  iii.  Richard Johnson was born in 1777/1778 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

               5 F iv.  Claire Johnson was born in 1778 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

               6 F v.  Mary Johnson was born in 1782 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

               7 M  vi.  Bennet Johnson was born in 1783 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died in 1844 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
Bennet married (1) Catherine Long on 23 Nov 1809 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Catherine was born in 1785/1794 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died after 1810 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
Bennet also married (2) Mary Ann Power on 1 Jan 1827 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Mary was born in 1799 in Charles County, Maryland. She died before 29 Jul 1862 in Washington D. C..
 
+           8 M  vii.  John Johnson was born in 1784 and died in 1860.

               9 M  viii.  Phillip Johnson was born in 1787 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
Phillip married Juliet Johnson, daughter of James Johnson and Mary, about 1812 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Juliet was born in 1792/1793 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died after 1833 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
+         10 F ix.  Catherine Johnson was born in 1791 and died before Nov 1829.

             11 M x.  Boy Johnson was born calculated 1793 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
+         12 F xi.  Elizabeth Johnson was born in 1786 and died after 1853.

             13 F  xii.  Juliet Johnson was born in 1798 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
 
Second Generation
 
       3. Joseph Johnson (Leonard) was born in 1775 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died in 1833 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
Some Johnsons of Southern Maryland -- Leona Cryer  Gateway Press, Baltimore Md. 1991 P. 16
 
      Joseph Johnson owned 10 slaves in 1820. In 1822, he lived on, and managed, Michael Drury's farms.
At the Caveat hearing  he was best friend of the children of his wife Mary Ann (Drury),  and the children
of his sister Catherine, wife of Michael Drury Jr.. Ignatius Joy, another son-in-law, was managing the
farms at the time of Michael Drury's death.
 

Joseph married (1) Mary Ann Drury, daughter of Michael Drury and Ann Yates, on 22 Sep 1812 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Mary was born in 1785 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died in 1820/1825 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
Ancestors of Caroline Blandford - HTM file on internet - page 12, 13
 
Mary Ann Drury daughter of Michael Drury m. Joseph Leonard Johnson son of Leonard Johnson and
Mary Howard 22 Sep 1812 at St. Mary's County Maryland; d. between 1820 and 1825 at St. Mary's
County Maryland.
 
 
Joseph and Mary had the following children:

             14 M i.  William Peter Johnson was born on 29 Jun 1813 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died on 16 Dec 1892 in Lewisport, Hancock County, Kentucky and was buried in St. Columba Cemetery, Lewisport, Hancock County, Kentucky.
 
 
Sources vary on death date. One has him dying at age 80 in 1892. Others have his
death as 26 Dec 1897 at age 95.
 
He married Lucretia A. Jarboe
 
He was head of household on 6/6/1860 census of Hancock County, (Kentucky.
Maryland ??) along with
John Thomas Johnson
Charles William Johnson
Joseph Raymond Johnson
Henry Edward Johnson
Ann Johnson
 
 
William married Lucretia A. Jarboe, daughter of Charles Burkham Jarboe III and Elizabeth Drury, on 11 Oct 1839 in Daviess County, Kentucky. Lucretia was born in 1824 in Nelson County, Kentucky. She died after 1850 in Hancock County, Kentucky.

             15 F ii.  Ann Elizabeth Johnson was born on 24 Dec 1816 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died on 3 Apr 1849 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
Ann married James Walter Heard on 8 Sep 1841 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. James was born on 25 Oct 1817 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died on 10 Feb 1854 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

             16 M  iii.  John Lewis Johnson was born on 17 Apr 1817. He died on 6 Jan 1890.
John married Elizabeth Dorothy Payne on 21 Nov 1843.

             17 M  iv.  Joseph Johnson Jr. was born on 22 Feb 1819 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died on 16 Mar 1901 in Kentucky.
Joseph married Martha Ann Payne on 12 Jan 1847.

 
             18 M v.  Michael Hilary Johnson was born on 21 Oct 1820. He died on 26 May 1864.
Michael married Caroline Jones Johnson, daughter of Brian Johnson and Eleanor Reaugh, on 26 Apr 1841 in Hancock County, Kentucky. Caroline was born on 7 May 1826. She died on 29 Jul 1893 in Hancock County, Kentucky.

             19 M  vi.  Richard B. Johnson was born in 1825.

 
Joseph also married (2) Mary E. Yates, daughter of Edward Yates and Elizabeth Mills, on 10 Feb 1825 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Mary was born in 1805 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died after 1832 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
They had the following children:

             20 M  vii.  John Fredrick Johnson was born in 1830 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died before 3 Mar 1863 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
John Fredrick was a student living with J.A. Jarboe in 1850. By 1860 he had purchased
a farm in Chaptico area and was farming. On June 10, 1870 his widow, Mary Elizabeth
married George W.Higgs, at the bride's residence.
 
Fresco, Margaret C., Mariages and deaths in St. Mary's county, Maryland (1634-1900)
(St. Mary's County Historical Society, 3rd edition 2001), p. 204; Mary Elizabeth
Mattingly m 1 1853 Fredrick Johnson
 
Fresco, Margaret C., Mariages and deaths in St. Mary's county, Maryland (1634-1900)
(St. Mary's County Historical Society, 3rd edition 2001), p. 168; Fredrick Johnson m. 1
3 Feb 1853 Mary Elizabeth Mattingly
 
 
John married Mary Elizabeth Mattingly on 3 Feb 1853 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Mary was born in 1832 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died after 1880 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

             21 F  viii.  Mary Jane Johnson was born in Feb 1831 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died on 30 May 1885 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
Mary Jane Johnson, d/o Joseph Johnson and Mary E. Yates, was born in February of
1831. She died in Kentucky.  She married French V. Greenwell who was born in
Kentucky about 1828. In 1850 she was living with the family of James W. Heard. After
she married French Greenwell they moved to Bardstown, Nelson County Kentucky.
 
Fresco, Margaret C., Mariages and deaths in St. Mary's county, Maryland (1634-1900)
(St. Mary's County Historical Society, 3rd edition 2001), p. 129; Mary Jane Johnson m.
1854 French V. Greenwell
French V. Greenwell m. Mary Jane Johnson 29 Oct 1854. w/Jas Spalding, Eliza Ebb.
 
 
Mary married French Vitus Greenwell on 29 Oct 1854 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. French was born in 1823 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died on 11 Jul 1889 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

             22 M  ix.  Edward Johnson was born about 1832 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died after 1860.
 
Edward Johnson s/o Joseph Johnson and Mary E. Yates was born in April of 1832. He
was a farmer living alone at Leonardtown, Maryland in 1860.
 
Ms. Cryer notes that in the Civil War there was a Pvt. Edward Johnson in the 1st Md.
Cavalry Co. A,under Sgt. Major Edward Johnson who also had a Master Sgt. Edward
Johnson. She notes that we do not know which one if any were this Edward Johnson.
 
Ms. Cryer notes a baptism date for Mary Jane of Mar 6 1831 (age 5 wks) and for
 
Edward baptism on Jun 5, 1832 (age 7 wks), both at Newtown chapel.
 
 
       8. John Johnson (Leonard) was born in 1784. He died in 1860.
 
Some Johnsons of Southern Maryland -- Leona Cryer  Gateway Press, Baltimore Md. 1991 P. 16/17
 
John Johnson, Pvt., served in the War of 1812 as a Leonardtown volunteer under Capt. Floyd Millard
Williams. He later served as Pvt. Richard Johnson's substitute in the 45th regiment in Capt. J.F. Sothern's
Company.
 
On 15 July 1829, on application of John Johnson of Leonardtown, it was ordered that his name and that
of his wife's children be discontinued on the docket as caveators to the Will of Michael Drury, they being
entered there without his consent or knowledge. Liber E.J.M.  1, p 100.
 
 Newtown Manor bought a lamb of John Johnson in 1845.
 
John Johnson's will, Liber J.T.M.R. 1, p 190, gave the 88 and a half acre farm known as "Part Grange",
located in the third district, to son Joseph Stephen, all the rest of his estate to be equally divided between
his other children. At the time of his death he owned one farm occupied by son-in-law Enoch R. Evans
and his wife Mary Priscilla, one occupied by his son Joseph Stephen, and one containing two dwelling
houses occupied by sons Hillery and William.
 
Children also listed in the 1850 federal census for the 3rd district St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 

John married Sarah Marthalina Drury, daughter of Michael Drury and Ann Yates, on 9 Jan 1819. Sarah was born in 1799.
 
They had the following children:

             23 F  i.  Mary Priscilla Johnson was born on 27 Dec 1819.
Mary married Enoch R. Evans.

             24 M ii.  Uriah Johnson was born on 25 Mar 1821. He died on 23 Apr 1896 and was buried in Old St. Joseph RCC.
 
     SOURCE: Cryer, "Some Johnsons of Southern Maryland"
     1850 Census
     Lived at Chaptico, 1 slave in 1850 f -  by 18601870 2 black children in household:
Nancy Cole and Charles(mulatto)
 
     RESARCH NOTE: Stations of Cross St. Joseph RCC Missouri
 
 
Uriah married Clarissa "Clara" Eleona Sherkley on 13 Jan 1847. Clarissa was born on 14 Jan 1828. She died on 17 Nov 1895 and was buried in Old St. Joseph RCC.

             25 M  iii.  Joseph Stephen Johnson was born on 26 Dec 1825.

             26 M  iv.  Thomas Johnson was born about 1827.

             27 F v.  Eleanor Johnson was born in 1829/1830.

             28 M  vi.  Hillery E. Johnson was born on 22 Apr 1832.

             29 M  vii.  William Edward Johnson was born in Apr 1836.

             30 F  viii.  Martha Johnson was born in 1837/1838.

             31 M  ix.  John T. Johnson was born in 1839.
 
     10.  Catherine Johnson (Leonard) was born in 1791 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died before
Nov 1829 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

Catherine married Michael Drury Jr. "Miley", son of Michael Drury and Ann Yates, on 30 Aug 1813 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Miley was born in 1785 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died before 1823 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
Michael Drury Sr's Will in 1823 per Linda Reno <> e-mail msgs of 5/21 and 5/22 2000
 
 
Miley and Catherine had the following children:

             32 M i.  John Thomas Drury was born in 1796 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died after 1870.
John married (1) Susanna Greenwell on 19 Jan 1824. Susanna was born about 1801 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
John also married (2) Ann Priscilla Joy.

             33 M ii.  Edward Drury was born in 1814 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
Michael Drury Sr's Will in 1823 per Linda Reno <> e-mail msgs of 5/
21 and 5/22 2000
 

             34 F iii.  Rose Anna Drury was born on 5 Apr 1815 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died on 5 Oct 1885 in Rockport, Indiana.
 
Michael Drury Sr's Will in 1823 per Linda Reno <> e-mail msgs of 5/
21 and 5/22 2000
 
 
Rose married Alfred Hall in 1838 in Hancock County, Kentucky. Alfred was born in 1812. He died in 1861.

             35 F iv.  Eleanor Drury was born in 1817 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
Michael Drury Sr's Will in 1823 per Linda Reno <> e-mail msgs of 5/
21 and 5/22 2000
 
 
     12.  Elizabeth Johnson (Leonard) was born in 1786 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. She died after 1853 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

Elizabeth married (1) William Knott on 16 Jan 1813 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. William was born in 1790 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died on 24 Dec 1825 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

 
Elizabeth also married (2) John Basil Jarboe, son of John Jarboe and Elizabeth, on 18 Dec 1827 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. John was born before 1766 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He died before 28 Feb 1837 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.
 
They had the following children:

             36 M i.  Raphael Jarboe died after 1798 in Montgomery County, Maryland.
 
 


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