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Benjamin Johnson

Descendants of Benjamin Johnson
submitted by Dawn Driskell
Generation No. 1

1. BENJAMIN1 JOHNSON1 was born Abt. 1762 in South Carolina, and died Bef. September 05, 1825 in Bibb County, Alabama. He married NANCY. She was born Abt. 1766 in South Carolina.

Notes for BENJAMIN JOHNSON:

- 1793, Davidson County, Tennessee Land Grant (Military) #2354, 390 acres, grant date May 20, 1793, entry # 118, Book 81, page 203, "on N. E. side of Harpeth River."

- 1799, Knox County, Tennessee Tax List.

Children of BENJAMIN JOHNSON and NANCY are:

2. i. GRIEF2 JOHNSON, b. November 10, 1786, South Carolina; d. October 16, 1862, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

3. ii. EDMOND JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1788, South Carolina; d. Bef. October 24, 1821, Bibb County, Alabama.

4. iii. JOSIAH JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1790, South Carolina; d. Bef. July 02, 1832, Bibb County, Alabama.

5. iv. SARAH JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1790, South Carolina; d. 1870, Bibb County, Alabama.

6. v. LUKE JOHNSON, b. 1795, South Carolina; d. 1847, Tippah County, Mississippi.

7. vi. SOLOMON JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1792.

8. vii. NANCY JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1795, South Carolina; d. Aft. 1840, Mississippi.

Generation No. 2


2. GRIEF2 JOHNSON (BENJAMIN1)2 was born November 10, 1786 in South Carolina, and died October 16, 1862 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He married MARY HELLUMS March 24, 1807 in Knox County, Tennessee, daughter of WILLIAM HELLUMS and MARY BOX. She was born January 13, 1791 in Laurens County, South Carolina, and died January 28, 1863 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Notes for GRIEF JOHNSON:

- 1814, Madison County, Alabama, deed of Jacob Pruett to John Helms and Grief Johnson, October 27, 1814.

- 1815, Madison County, Alabama, estate division of William Helms, mentions Captain Grief Johnson "who intermarried with Polly Helms."

- 1818, Madison County, Alabama, deed of William Derrick and wife Martha to Samuel Hopkins, mentions "the part which was allotted Grief Johnson and wife Polly and to John Helms as their respective shares of the estate of William Helms, deceased." Deed Book E, page 398, July, 1818.

- 1820, Madison County, Alabama, deed of Mary Helms of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama to Samuel Hopkins of Madison County, Alabama, "all her right of dower..." it mentions the part set apart and allotted Grief Johnson and wife Polly and John Helms as their share of the estate of William Helms, deceased. Deed Book F, page 51, January 5, 1820.

- 1820, Madison County, Alabama, deed of Samuel Hopkins and wife Rebecca to John Phillips, mentions the part set aside and allotted to Grief Johnson and wife Polly and to John Helms as their shares of the estate of William Helms, deceased. Deed Book L, page 285, April 11, 1820.

- Moved from Madison County, Alabama to Yalobusha County, Mississippi.

- 1848, Yalobusha County, Mississippi Land Patent, May 10, 1848.

- 1840, Yalobusha County, Mississippi Census, page 292, Grief Johnson: 1 male 0-5, 1 male 15-20, 3 males 20-30, 1 female 0-5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 30-40.

- 1859, Reportedly moved to Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

- Reportedly served in the War of 1812.

More About GRIEF JOHNSON:

Burial: Bellwood Cemetery, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Children of GRIEF JOHNSON and MARY HELLUMS are:

i. THOMAS BLASINGAME3 JOHNSON, b. 1815; d. Bet. 1850 - 1860, Brazos County, Texas; m. PATHENIA RECTOR.

ii. WILLIAM HORACE JOHNSON, b. 1808, Mississippi; d. March 1860, Manatee County, Florida; m. MARGARET HENDERSON, 1826, Tuscaloosa Coounty, Alabama; b. 1810.

iii. MALINDA JOHNSON, b. September 18, 1812; d. April 02, 1861, Yalobusha County, Mississippi; m. ZACHARIAH TALIAFERRO TANKERSLEY, 1828, Fayette County, Alabama; b. March 11, 1807, South Carolina.

iv. ELIZABETH JOHNSON, b. May 22, 1810; m. CHARLES ALLEN DAVIS.

3. EDMOND2 JOHNSON (BENJAMIN1) was born Abt. 1788 in South Carolina, and died Bef. October 24, 1821 in Bibb County, Alabama3.

Notes for EDMOND JOHNSON:

- October 24, 1821, Bibb County, Alabama, Edmund Johnson, deceased. Luke Johnson, Administrator. Securities: Solomon Johnson and George Trux. Account of sale: Sally Johnson , Joseph Johnson, $1.50 was owed by Grief Johnson.

- Bibb County, Alabama, April Term 1827: George Trucks, guardian of William, Nancy, Sarah, Melchi, and Edmund Johnson, infant heirs of Edmund Johnson, deceased.

Children of EDMOND JOHNSON are:

i. WILLIAM3 JOHNSON.

ii. NANCY JOHNSON.

iii. SARAH JOHNSON.

iv. MALICHIAH JOHNSON.

v. EDMOND JOHNSON.

4. JOSIAH2 JOHNSON (BENJAMIN1)4 was born Abt. 1790 in South Carolina, and died Bef. July 02, 1832 in Bibb County, Alabama. He married PRISCILLA GALLAHER February 22, 1816 in Knox County, Tennessee5. She was born Abt. 1793 in South Carolina, and died Aft. 1850.

Notes for JOSIAH JOHNSON:

- They reportedly moved to Bibb County, Alabama in the early 1820's.

- 1826, Bibb County, Alabama Land Patent on December 1, 1826.

- 1830, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 155, Joseph Johnson: 1 male 0-5, 2 males 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 40-50, 1 female 0-5, 2 females 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 30-40.

Notes for PRISCILLA GALLAHER:

- 1840, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 111, Priscilla Johnson: 1 male 0-5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 40-50.

- 1849, Bibb County, Alabama Land Patent on August 1, 1849.

- 1850, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 83: Priscilla Johnson, 57, f, NC, Josiah, 24, m, AL, Alexander, 14, m, AL, Lavinia Smitherman, 26, f, AL, Lavinia, 6, f, AL, Indian, 4, f, AL, Bud, 3, m, AL, Babe 3 mo., m, AL.

Children of JOSIAH JOHNSON and PRISCILLA GALLAHER are:

i. ALFRED A.3 JOHNSON, m. DOROTHY FANCHER, February 07, 1838, Bibb County, Alabama6.

Notes for ALFRED A. JOHNSON:

- 1840, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 111, Alfred Johnson: 1 male 0-5, 1 male 20-30, 1 female 15-20.

Marriage Notes for ALFRED JOHNSON and DOROTHY FANCHER:

- Bibb County, Alabama Marriage Book D, page 95.

ii. POLLY M. JOHNSON, m. MANAS LEMLEY, October 25, 1835, Bibb County, Alabama.

Marriage Notes for POLLY JOHNSON and MANAS LEMLEY:

- Bibb County, Alabama Marriage Book D, page 2.

iii. WILFORD G. JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1822, Bibb County, Alabama.

iv. HARRIET M. JOHNSON, m. JOHNSON FANCHER, February 20, 1838, Bibb County, Alabama7.

Notes for JOHNSON FANCHER:

- 1840, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 111, Johnson Fancher: 1 male 20-30, 1 female 0-5, 1 female 15-20.

Marriage Notes for HARRIET JOHNSON and JOHNSON FANCHER:

- Bibb County, Alabama Marriage Book D, page 90. Consent of Priscilla Johnson for daughter. 

v. SARENIA JANE JOHNSON.

vi. JOSIAH F. JOHNSON, m. MARY FANCHER.

vii. NANCY BASHTI JOHNSON.

viii. SION L. JOHNSON.

5. SARAH2 JOHNSON (BENJAMIN1) was born Abt. 1790 in South Carolina, and died 1870 in Bibb County, Alabama. She married GEORGE JOSEPH TRUCKS December 05, 1812 in Madison County, Alabama. He was born 1779 in Pennsylvania, and died Abt. 1861 in Bibb County, Alabama.

Notes for GEORGE JOSEPH TRUCKS:

- 1826, Bibb County, Alabama Land Patents on December 1, 1826 and December 20, 1826.

More About GEORGE JOSEPH TRUCKS:

Burial: Cottingham Cemetery, Bibb County, Alabama

Children of SARAH JOHNSON and GEORGE TRUCKS are:

i. MEHETTABLE3 TRUCKS, b. Abt. 1812, Tennessee; m. WILLIAM L. CAMP, May 21, 1831, Bibb County, Alabama; b. 1807, Tennessee.

Notes for WILLIAM L. CAMP:

- 1850, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 78: William L. Camp, 43, m, farmer, TN, Hetty, 38, f, TN, Milton, 18, m, AL, John, 15, m, AL, James, 13, m, AL, Sarah, 11, f, AL, Elijah, 9, m, AL, Henry, 2, m, AL, Ann E., 4, f, AL, Sarah J., 4, f, AL, William A., 1, m.

ii. ANDREW JACKSON TRUCKS, b. 1818, Bibb County, Alabama; d. September 16, 1862, Sharpsburg, Maryland; m. JANE C. POTTS; b. 1820, North Carolina.

Notes for ANDREW JACKSON TRUCKS:

- 1850, Bibb County, Alabama Land Patent on April 1, 1850.

- 1858, Bibb County, Alabama Land Patent on June 1, 1858.

- 1860, Bibb County, Alabama Land Patent on April 2, 1860.

iii. WILLIAM EUGENE TRUCKS, b. November 15, 1824, Bibb County, Alabama; d. March 21, 1909, Keedron Arkansas; m. MARY MARGARET WALKER, October 19, 1848, Bibb County, Alabama; b. December 1832, Bibb County, Alabama; d. 1909.

iv. JOHNSON TRUCKS, b. 1825, Bibb County, Alabama; m. ELIZABETH MOORE, November 17, 1850, Arkansas.

v. ISAIAH TRUCKS, b. 1829, Bibb County, Alabama.

vi. THOMAS TRUCKS.

vii. BENJAMIN TRUCKS, b. 1827.

viii. DAVID TRUCKS, b. 1830.

Notes for DAVID TRUCKS:

- 1858, Bibb County, Alabama Land Patent on June 1, 1858.

ix. ELIZA TRUCKS, b. 1829.

x. SARAH A. TRUCKS, b. 1834.

xi. MARY A. TRUCKS, b. 1837.

6. LUKE2 JOHNSON (BENJAMIN1) was born 1795 in South Carolina, and died 1847 in Tippah County, Mississippi. He married ANNA HELLUMS April 12, 1819 in Cahaba County, Alabama, daughter of WILLIAM HELLUMS and MARY BOX. She was born 1803 in Knox County, Tennessee, and died September 11, 1852 in Calhoun County, Arkansas.

Notes for LUKE JOHNSON:

- 1824, Fayette County, Alabama, land patent for 80 acres on October 20, 1824.

- 1825, Fayette County, Alabama, land patent for 80 acres on June 20, 1825.

- 1827, Bibb County, Alabama Deed Book L, page 348: Luke and Anna Johnson sold land "which one third part was laid off to said Anne Hellums, now Anne Johnson, wife of said Luke Johnson." Another part stated, "Anne Hellums heir at law of William Hellums."

- 1830, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 155, Luke Johnson: 1 male 0-5, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 30-40, 2 females 0-5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 20-30.

- 1838, Tippah County, Mississippi, Land Patents (three) on August 2, 1838.

- 1840, Tippah County, Mississippi Census, page 198, Luke Johnson: 1 male 5-10, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 40-50, 1 female 0-5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 30-40.

- 1840, Tippah County, Mississippi, Deed Book C, page 584: John Box to Luke Johnson.

- 1843, Tippah County, Mississippi, Land Patent on November 28, 1843.

- 1845, Tippah County, Mississippi State Census.

- 1847, Tippah County, Mississippi, Probate of Luke Johnson:

Children of LUKE JOHNSON and ANNA HELLUMS are:

i. SUSAN3 JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1820; d. March 25, 1846, Mississippi; m. JOHN J. JOHNSON; d. Bef. November 1847, Calhoun County, Arkansas.

ii. ROENNA JOHNSON, b. October 15, 1822, Alabama; d. April 03, 1904, Grady County, Oklahoma; m. GRIEF JOHNSON BOX, Abt. 1838, Tippah County, Alabama; b. Abt. 1819, Alabama; d. January 12, 1874.

iii. WILLIAM H. JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1826.

iv. MARY CAROLINE JOHNSON, b. May 11, 1828, Alabama; d. Bef. 1861; m. JAMES PRUETT HELLUMS, Bef. 1846; b. March 13, 1822; d. June 08, 1912.

v. ALFONZO STERRET JOHNSON, b. May 21, 1831, Bibb County, Alabama; d. October 17, 1895, Dewitt, Texas; m. (1) ELIZABETH EVELINE WILLIAMS, February 28, 1851, Calhoun County, Arkansas; b. March 12, 1832, Alabama; d. February 21, 1874, Calhoun County, Arkansas; m. (2) MARGARET J. BENSON, 1876.

vi. ELIZABETH JOHNSON, b. 1833, Bibb County, Alabama; m. EDMOND JOHNSON, Abt. 1848; b. 1823, Alabama.

7. SOLOMON2 JOHNSON (BENJAMIN1) was born Abt. 1792. He married SARAH. 

Notes for SOLOMON JOHNSON:

- 1826, Bibb County, Alabama Land Patents (three) on December 1, 1826.

- 1829, Bibb County, Alabama Deed Book B, page 82: Solomon Johnson and wife Sally Johnson to John Person, February 25, 1829.

- 1829, Bibb County, Alabama Deed Book B, page 84: Solomon Johnson and wife Sally Johnson to Abisha Camp, September 25, 1829.

- 1830, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 148, Solomon Johnson: 3 males 0-5, 3 males 10-15, 1 male 30-40, 1 male 70-80, 1 female 0-5, 2 females 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 30-40, 1 female 70-80.

- 1835, Bibb County, Alabama Land Patent on October 1, 1835.

More About SOLOMON JOHNSON:

Burial: Bef. July 1839, Bibb County, Alabama

Notes for SARAH:

- 1840, Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 105, Sarrah Johnson: 1 male 0-5, 2 males 5-10, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 female 0-5, 1 female 10-15, 2 females 15-20, 1 female 20-30, 1 female 40-50, 1 female 70-80.

Children of SOLOMON JOHNSON and SARAH are:

i. MARSHALL3 JOHNSON.

ii. PLEASANT JOHNSON.

iii. ELIZABETH JOHNSON.

iv. WILEY JOHNSON.

v. HANNAH JOHNSON.

vi. MARGARET JOHNSON.

vii. NANCY JOHNSON.

viii. MARY CAROLINE JOHNSON.

ix. FRANCES JOHNSON.

x. SOLOMON JOHNSON.

xi. WILLIAM JOHNSON.

xii. PILGRIM JOHNSON.

xiii. GOVIT B. JOHNSON.


8. NANCY2 JOHNSON (BENJAMIN1) was born Abt. 1795 in South Carolina, and died Aft. 1840 in Mississippi. She married EDMUND JOHNSON December 18, 1807 in Williamson County, Tennessee. He was born Abt. 1785 in South Carolina, and died Aft. 1840 in Mississippi. 

Notes for EDMUND JOHNSON:

- Marriage record of Edmund Johnston and Nancy Johnston, Early Middle Tennessee Marriages, by Byron and Barbara Sistler, vol.1, page 294.

- 1825 Bibb County, Alabama, resident.

- 1826, Bibb County, Alabama Land Patent on December 1, 1826.

- 1827 Bibb County, Alabama, Edmund Johnson and wife Nancy were named as heirs of Benjamin Johnson, deceased, in final settlement of estate.

- 1830 Bibb County, Alabama Census, page 148, Edmund Johnson: 1 male 0-5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 2 males 20-30, 1 male 40-50, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 30-40.

- 1833 Bibb County, Alabama, bought land from Luke Johnson.

- 1834 Lowndes County, Mississippi Tax Roll: Edmond Johnson.

- 1835 Lowndes County, Mississippi Tax Roll: Edmond Johnson.

- 1840 Lowndes County, Mississippi Census, Edmund Johnson: 1 male 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 50-60, 1 male 60-70, 1 female 50-60.

- 1844, Lowndes County, Mississippi Land Patent on September 10, 1844.

Children of NANCY JOHNSON and EDMUND JOHNSON are:

i. GEORGE WASHINGTON3 JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1812, Tennessee; d. Bef. 1870, Neshoba County, Mississippi; m. MARGARET POWELL, November 14, 1833, Bibb County, Alabama8; b. Abt. 1814, Georgia; d. 1886, Neshoba County, Mississippi9.

Notes for GEORGE WASHINGTON JOHNSON:

- Bibb County, Alabama Marriage Book 1827-1834, pages 232-233: Washington Johnson to Margaret Powell, November 14, 1833, by Lewis Kennedy, JP.

Notes for MARGARET POWELL:

- Death date from Good Hope Baptist Church minutes.

ii. WILLIAM F. JOHNSON, b. 1816, Tennessee; d. May 18, 1874, Attala County, Mississippi; m. SUSAN HEFLIN, June 30, 1837, Winston County, Mississippi; b. 1818, Rutherford County, Tennessee; d. July 24, 1897, Brazoria County, Texas.

iii. JOSIAH JOHNSON, b. Abt. 1817, Tennessee; d. Bef. 1870, Neshoba County, Mississippi; m. JANE ORR CAMPBELL, December 20, 1834, Lowndes County, Mississippi; b. November 24, 1811, South Carolina; d. January 05, 1896, Neshoba County, Mississippi.

More About JANE ORR CAMPBELL:

Burial: Mt. Sinai Cemetery, Neshoba County, Mississippi

iv. MARY JOHNSON, m. WILLIAM WOOD, October 29, 1826, Bibb County, Alabama10.

Notes for MARY JOHNSON:

- 1826 Bibb County, AL Marriage Book ?, page 130, consent of Edmund Johnson, executed by Luke Johnson, JP.

Notes for WILLIAM WOOD:

- 1826 Bibb County, Alabama Marriage Book ?, page 129, consent of Joseph Wood.

 

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