Nancy Johnson, daughter of Leonard & Mary Howard Johnson, was born in
1774/75. On July 13, 1796 she married Stourton
Edwards of the King
and Queen Parish. He was born abt. 1770. He was the son of
John Edwards. Stourton Edwards attended Christ Church in Chaptico,
Maryland. He was a subscriber to the 1778 St. Mary's County Oath of
Allegiance administered by Henry G. Sothoron.
According to Ms.
Cryer, in the settlement of Leonard's estate he and his wife jointly and
severally obliged themselves to pay or cause to be paid Joseph Johnson the
attorney. He was the auctioneer for the sale to settle Leonard
Johnson's estate. He owned "Beggers Neck" , which reached to the
Potomac River between Breton's Bay and St. Clements Bay. This area is now
known as Newtowne Neck. On March 5, 1806 he and his wife deeded "Blindman's
Bluff," a part of "White Haven" to Mary Howard Johnson.
According to one
source, Ann Nancy Johnson & Stourton Edwards moved to Hampshire Co,
approximately 1806. Later they moved to Marshall Co, IL. where Ann died in
Children, if any,